Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
17 May 2013 08:59 AM
Fatboy Slim has been announced as the final headliner for Bestival's 10th anniversary event.
14 May 2013 12:15 PM
Music-lovers need not fear bad weather at this year's Isle of Wight Festival following major improvements to the access routes to the site, according to the promoter.
09 April 2013 10:26 AM
Reflexology may be as effective as painkillers, according to a new scientific survey.
02 April 2013 03:51 PM
An ancient gold ring which is believed to have inspired JRR Tolkien to write The Hobbit is to have its own exhibition for the first time.
02 April 2013 10:37 AM
Police have arrested a man in connection with a raid in which a petrol station cashpoint machine was blown open by thieves.
18 March 2013 11:35 AM
Motorists caught driving while using their mobile phones have blamed "ranting" ex-wives, over-zealous bosses and even childbirth for their offending behaviour, according to police.
11 March 2013 10:28 AM
Or doesn't even a smile help unattractive people? Portsmouth university researchers say they have found the answer
06 March 2013 10:50 AM
Comedian and former drug addict Russell Brand has admitted that he is still tempted to take heroin.
28 February 2013 05:24 PM
Naked rambler Stephen Gough has been issued with an interim anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) banning him from going nude in public places.
22 February 2013 05:45 PM
A “physical and mental bully” has been jailed for six years and three months for trafficking four men to the UK and exploiting them to work as slaves.
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