Paul Bignell is an Assistant News Editor at The Independent. He has previously been the acting News Editor of the i Paper, a home news reporter for The Independent for one year and a reporter for the Independent on Sunday for six years.
Isis Japanese hostages: Video purports to show Haruna Yukawa executed and second hostage Kenji Goto with new terms for his release
24 January 2015 03:51 PM
Uncertainty surrounds message demanding prisoner exchange
Jeffrey Epstein 'sex slave case': Prince Andrew must defend himself against claims, lawyer also named in court papers says
04 January 2015 12:00 AM
14 December 2014 12:00 AM
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
23 November 2014 12:00 AM
11 November 2014 07:25 PM
BBC: “We will let our programme speak for itself when we broadcast it.”
12 October 2014 12:00 AM
Explorer Ernest Shackleton 'put media before his men by refusing sturdier ship for lucrative newspaper deal'
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
Research paper claims polar explorer turned down more suitable vessel as it would not have allowed him to 'milk the media story'
20 August 2014 07:39 PM
The number of children in council care in England has risen by 12 per cent, with overall costs calculated at £3.4bn.
23 June 2014 09:49 PM
New Zealand referee Peter O’Leary is facing calls to be sent off after an image appeared with what looked to be the official “celebrating” with Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama immediately after their 1-0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday. An online petition to Fifa has already collected some 20,000 signatures to remove O’Leary from the tournament. The referee drew widespread criticism after disallowing a perfectly good Edin Dzeko strike for offside after 21 minutes. Eight minutes later Peter Odemwingie fired the Super Eagles in front.
19 June 2014 12:55 AM
A look at the things you may have missed
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
- 1 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 4 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'