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A new lead into the disappearance of the union boss could solve one of America's greatest mysteries
On 8 August 1974, Richard Nixon became the first US president in history to resign, following the Watergate scandal.
On Saturday The Independent is giving away a free DVD of 'The Machinist', starring Christian Bale. It's a stark, disturbing tale of a man who hasn't slept for a year, and charts his seeming descent into madness - or is he trying to ruin his life for no good reason?
Literary writers look down on crime novelists like me, says Ian Rankin