Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
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.
31 May 2013 09:48 AM
The death of a soldier at an Army barracks has prompted a police investigation although officers said there are no suspicious circumstances.
29 May 2013 11:19 AM
A tiny but feisty species of amphibian that lived in the shadows of dinosaurs has been discovered by scientists.
28 May 2013 03:00 PM
A supermarket worker has been suspended for wearing a Help for Heroes bracelet and a poppy in tribute to Drummer Lee Rigby.
17 May 2013 08:59 AM
Fatboy Slim has been announced as the final headliner for Bestival's 10th anniversary event.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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- 2 A politically correct lefty goes to see Top Gear live – you'll probably believe what happened next
- 3 Young Preston fan has play-off hero Jermaine Beckford's shirt stolen from him at Wembley - which then appears for sale on Gumtree
- 4 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 5 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises