Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
21 August 2015 12:05 AM
The incident, leading to the man's arrest, happened on board an easyJet flight waiting to depart from Gatwick to Belfast
17 August 2015 08:42 AM
RSPCA called by a member of the public who heard the wild animal in distress
14 July 2015 02:46 PM
The two victims were conned into signing false bank transfer mandates
14 July 2015 02:30 PM
The 25-year-old died from 'blunt force' injuries to her head and neck
02 June 2015 09:46 AM
27 March 2015 09:57 AM
The Britpop band join confirmed headliners The Black Keys and The Progidy
23 March 2015 07:39 PM
Mr Turner, from Waterlooville, Hampshire, was presented with the Legion d'Honneur at a ceremony at the Royal Marines Museum in Southsea
03 March 2015 06:56 PM
Pennie Davis was stabbed to death in a field
04 February 2015 01:57 PM
Edmund Warbrick admitted 18 offences of child abuse images and two counts involving animals
03 January 2015 07:49 PM
Third person has life-threatening injuries after crash in woodland
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'