Victoria Richards

Victoria Richards is a freelance journalist currently working for The Independent online. She has previously worked for The Times and Sunday Times online and BBC News UK

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Nigel Farage reportedly considered hiring a tank for Ukip on polling day

General Election 2015: Ukip leader Nigel Farage 'considered hiring a tank on polling day'

But the Ukip leader is 'not keen' after a previous accident on polling day in 2010

Bud Light apologises for 'pro-rape' advertising campaign

Bud Light apologises for 'pro-rape' advertising campaign

Beer giant said its 'Up for Whatever' campaign 'missed the mark'

Journalist Aisyah Tajuddin could face up to a year in jail if convicted of blasphemy

Rape threats, death threats and a police investigation after video poking fun at an Islamic Party in Malaysia goes viral

Aisyah Tajuddin could face up to a year in jail if convicted of blasphemy

David and Kathleen Long with their cheques after winning £1 million in the EuroMillions

EuroMillions couple win lottery for second time – at odds of 283 billion-to-one

David and Kathleen Long won £1m - the same amount they won two years ago

Khaled Meshaal, hamas political leader, in an interview with the BBC

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal warns of 'more extremism' after Israeli elections

Political bureau chief warned the organisation 'would defend itself'

Fire at Bicester Village

Bicester Village fire: Large blaze breaks out at shopping outlet

The fire is believed to have started at a restaurant

A Canadian meteorologist Kristi Gordon has described on air the hate mail she has received – simply for being pregnant

Pregnant TV presenter Kristi Gordon receives hate mail for her clothes and 'gross' body

The meteorologist said that she 'expected' the abuse

Major Patrick Lehmann from Devin Mitchell's Veteran Vision Project

PTSD photo series documents what the disorder is really like – as study reveals suicides of 22 US veterans every day

Photographer Devin Mitchell documented the lives of those with the condition

Rachel Hollis posted a photo of herself in a bikini on holiday online with the caption 'I'm proud of this body and every mark on it'

At last there’s a new ‘bikini body’ ideal – and it’s one with stretch marks

Women are sharing images of their post-pregnancy physiques, scars and all

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Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before