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
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
- 1 Kim Jong-un shows off airport designed by architect he likely had executed
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Why it matters 26 million people have changed their Facebook profile picture to a rainbow flag
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L James's Twitter Q&A didn't go exactly as planned