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.
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
- 1 I've been called an abusive and dangerous parent, when all I did was listen to my transgender child
- 2 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 3 Sofyen Belamouadden murder: The inside story of a crime that horrified Britain
- 4 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 5 Ian Brady: Moors murderer announces his support for Ukip and the SNP