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.
At last, a ray of hope over landmines: British designer's fake mine will train people in former conflict zones to detonate devices safely
11 August 2013 12:00 AM
The world's first "simulation" landmine, developed by a British designer, could reduce thousands of casualties maimed by explosive devices left behind in former conflict zones around the world.
10 August 2013 12:00 AM
Parents release pictures of injuries as volunteer teachers arrive in the UK to be seen by surgeons for ‘horrendous’ burns
06 August 2013 09:37 PM
Photocopying has always ranked among the more tedious of office chores – and now it seems that some of the machines may have been working against us all along.
05 August 2013 08:15 PM
Modern young men may have a reputation for using a range of beauty products, but it seems the moribund jobs market is now taking its toll on personal hygiene.
05 August 2013 07:25 PM
Kinder Surprise is at the centre of a gender stereotyping row after announcing that it will be selling limited edition pink and blue eggs in the UK.
31 July 2013 06:23 PM
A third soldier who died from injuries sustained in SAS selection training in mid-Wales last month, was today named as Corporal James Dunsby.
31 July 2013 12:51 PM
Doreen Lawrence, the mother of Stephen Lawrence who was murdered in a racist attack in 1993, is to be made a Labour peer in the House of Lords.
10 July 2013 06:09 PM
Sophisticated hacking networks in China, Russia and beyond hit dozens of departments
Former Manchester United team-mates Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville to open a football-themed hotel and a restaurant
05 July 2013 01:00 AM
'We’ve stayed in a lot of hotels and often felt that we could do a better job,' said Giggs
Wimbledon 2013: More like Glastonbury than Murray Mound after Andy Murray progresses to semi-final over five sets
04 July 2013 12:15 AM
What was once known as Henman Hill looked worse for wear yesterday
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 2 Argentina may change its capital city from Buenos Aires, says president
- 3 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 4 The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything
- 5 Lady al-Qa’ida: On the trail of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the world’s most wanted prisoner
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