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.
I used the women-only train carriages in Tokyo, for good reason – and I'd welcome them in the UK too
26 August 2015 11:48 AM
Instead of acting as though we live in a sexism-free utopia, perhaps we should implement this sensible strategy that will actually make women safer
19 August 2015 01:00 PM
Nobody was on board the plane at the time of the incident
Airbnb reviews 'can't be trusted' – claims customer who was 'not allowed' to comment on 'grubby' apartment
23 July 2015 03:49 PM
Brian Le Vell cancelled his three-night stay in a flat in Madrid
NHS consultant writes open letter to Jeremy Hunt to prove he's getting less than minimum wage for working weekends
23 July 2015 12:40 AM
Karan Kapoor is a newly-appointed NHS ENT Consultant in London
23 July 2015 12:39 AM
Professor Matthew Bailes said 'the history of weak civilisations contacting more advanced civilisations is not a happy one'
Twitter temporarily blocked by Erdogan government as Turkey bans images of deadly suicide bombing in Suruc
22 July 2015 01:10 PM
32 people were killed in the attack in the Turkish town, which borders Syria
22 July 2015 09:50 AM
It is the only major nation in Western Europe with no same-sex marriage or civil partnerships
17 July 2015 03:29 PM
If strangers have as much chance as the rest of us, perhaps there isn’t a ‘formula’ for romance
17 July 2015 01:31 PM
There's a moment of intense pressure, rather than pain. The most disconcerting thing was the slight smell of singed flesh - but it was over in seconds, when I could finally say goodbye to glasses and contacts
17 July 2015 12:05 PM
Luczak was found dead in her prison cell at HMP Foston Hall in Derbyshire
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
- 1 Video of Irish 'professional boxer' fighting Istanbul neighbourhood goes viral in Turkey
- 2 Novel Scarlett Johansson tried to ban, Grégoire Delacourt’s The First Thing You See, to be published in UK
- 3 Toby Sheldon: Justin Bieber lookalike found dead in motel room
- 4 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine
- 5 Pregnant teenager Neysi Perez 'wakes up in coffin' a day after her funeral