Ben Mitchell is deputy editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair, and contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.
20 August 2012 11:35 AM
A gender-bending parasite has been discovered which is believed to be responsible for turning male shrimps and other crustaceans into females.
17 August 2012 08:00 AM
Treatment for cancer sufferers has undergone a "fantastic" improvement with patients being seen more quickly and given wider treatment options, the Health Secretary has said.
07 August 2012 10:12 AM
An elderly woman has died after her car hit another vehicle as she drove on the wrong side of the road, according to police.
15 July 2012 04:54 PM
A woman has died after falling from a cliff while out walking with her husband, according to police.
15 July 2012 02:38 PM
Three people were stabbed after a fight broke out at a dance music concert.
11 July 2012 10:46 AM
The Olympic flame will be carried through two of the country's great cathedral cities today.
10 July 2012 01:24 PM
A 46-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man whose torso was found wrapped in a bin liner on a popular tourist beach.
06 July 2012 02:25 PM
Police investigating the murder of a man whose torso was found on a popular tourist beach have found a second body part.
06 July 2012 01:45 PM
A wealthy jeweller and his wife who disposed of evidence to help cover up after their jealous son murdered his girlfriend have been jailed for 27 months each.
04 July 2012 02:00 PM
A murder inquiry has been launched after the torso of a man was found wrapped in a black bin liner on a beach.
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British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights