Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
13 September 2014 05:01 PM
A 36-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a mother-of-five who was stabbed to death as she tended her horses in the New Forest.
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
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football