The purpose-built high-speed dual carriageway connects Milan and the region's lake district
A tale of hope quashed by the horror of war
A grandson uncovers a secret on a trip to Blackpool, Dickens biographer Douglas-Fairhurst explores the story of Lewis Carroll and his muse Alice Liddell, and a breezy debut explores the long-term consequences for a family torn between California and Calcutta
Many houses along the Californian coast are on the verge of collapsing into the sea
Anyone, it seems, can run a marathon these days. But 40 miles? 50 miles? 100 miles? Lizzy Hawker - star of the burgeoning 'ultra' scene - tells Sophie Morris how she does it, and how you can too
More than a thousand felines inhabit the 4,200 square foot property
Protests took place in California and New York as part of a nationwide effort to 'reclaim Martin Luther King day'.
The bus flipped on its side on a rainy motorway in California
El Niño is so strong even wheelie bins are running in fear
Female menstrual items might join viagra and other tax-free products in the state
What did the two shooters do directly after killing 14 people at the community center?
Another possible hate crime against ethnic minorities adds to a violent month in the US
The driver said he felt his vehicle moving from side to side but had no idea why until his colleagues ran away
Lawyers for Ka Yang insisted she was undergoing an epileptic seizure and was not in control
Fatherhood has made it a big year for Tim Walker, the Independent's Los Angeles correspondent. But the complex politics of the city's baby scene has added a whole new dimension to the experience
Enrique Marquez posted a Facebook status that read: “I’m. Very sorry sguys. It was a pleasure."