Virtual Events

The reality of the Taliban’s Afghanistan takeover analysed by experts

Experts on the situation in Afghanistan discussed how The Taliban were able to take control of the country so quickly and what the future holds during an exclusive event held by The Independent

Simon Calder answers your holiday travel questions in live event

Our expert duo, travel correspondent Simon Calder and travel editor Helen Coffey, whipped through as many reader queries as possible during a lunchtime event held on Zoom

Expert on how to protect yourself and your pets from ticks

Wildlife campaigner, writer and broadcaster Dominic Dyer answers your questions on how to stay protected this summer in a Q&A with Zoe Tidman

Everything you need to know about travelling to Spain right now

‘Would you personally feel safe travelling there?’ – one of the questions tackled

Expert sheds light on Fred West, potential victim and police probe

As police continue to excavate a Gloucester cafe in the search for missing Mary Bastholm, West’s official biographer Geoffrey Wansell answers your questions about the killer and the investigation