Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
15 October 2013 12:17 PM
More than 400 budgies, worth more than £60,000, have been stolen from a breeder's home.
11 September 2013 12:17 PM
BBC postponed screening of documentary after arrest
05 September 2013 06:00 PM
Heavy rain is forecast for Friday with the 'odd rumble of thunder'
05 September 2013 08:55 AM
Thousands of revellers will be boarding ferries today to join one of the last big parties of the summer at Bestival.
08 August 2013 06:03 PM
A man accused of infecting two women with the HIV virus has died in hospital.
09 July 2013 07:34 PM
Women who work night shifts are at greater risk of suffering miscarriages than those who work regular office hours, according to new research.
'Feeling like burning down some mosques in Portsmouth, anyone want to join me?': Woman avoids jail after post-Woolwich Facebook comments
14 June 2013 11:06 AM
Michaela Turner was given an eight-week prison sentence suspended for six months
Isle of Wight festival organisers promise no repeat of last year's chaos as revellers board ferries for the 2013 event
13 June 2013 09:12 AM
Thousands of music-lovers have been piling on to ferries to the Isle of Wight for the first of the major summer music festivals.
04 June 2013 05:02 PM
Employment tribunal told that sexual moves were attempt to persuade her to join a threesome
31 May 2013 02:15 PM
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the well-being of a Mexican woman who has been missing in the UK for almost two weeks.
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
John Barrowman praised for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss
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