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.
19 June 2013 06:14 PM
University of Cambridge study shows brutal practice of vigilante justice still holds sway for significant proportions of adolescent population
Alan McGee: What’s the story? Glory years of big record labels are over says the man who discovered Oasis
13 June 2013 08:56 AM
McGee tells Paul Bignell about ‘semi-rehab’ and his return to music
07 June 2013 05:31 PM
Fairtrade Foundation says bananas were selling in UK for roughly £1.10 a kg in 2002, compared to 68p now
07 June 2013 09:30 AM
An exhibition explores images how photography has shaped astronomy
Gonorrhoea cases rise by over 20 per cent and chlamydia still most common STI as young people still taking risk
05 June 2013 12:00 AM
Figures show nearly half a million STI diagnoses in 2012
04 June 2013 09:25 PM
People aged between 35 and 44 are emerging as some of the biggest losers in the economic downturn, a new poll indicates.
Short-haired bumblebees to be released on nature reserve in project which could help reverse UK decline
02 June 2013 03:30 PM
A bumblebee species that had become extinct in Britain will get a second chance on Monday when a new generation of queens is released in the south-east of England.
02 June 2013 12:00 AM
An atlas drawn in 1593, complete with mythical creatures, could fetch more than £500,000
Who will be No 12? Matt Smith saddens Dr Who fans with news he's set to hang up his sonic screwdriver and leave show after Christmas special
02 June 2013 12:00 AM
The search for a new Doctor Who is on after the BBC announced that Matt Smith is to leave the show at the end of the year. The 30-year-old, who stepped into the role as a relative unknown in 2009, said playing the 11th Doctor had been "the most brilliant experience". The corporation said he would see the show through until the Christmas special.
31 May 2013 07:19 PM
MI5 is said to be “concerned” about the publication of a new al-Qa’ida “pocket-book” guide to carrying out lone-wolf terrorist attacks.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 2 Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 5 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'