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.
27 June 2013 09:01 PM
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah was forced to remove video footage he had shot in the royal box at Wimbledon, after discovering he may have broken protocol by filming during play. The All England Club said it was “looking into” the incident after the athlete used his camera phone to take footage of the match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Ernests Gulbis on Wednesday, and posting the Instagram video on Twitter.
Wimbledon 2013: Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova out, while seven players retired injured with slippery courts blamed for the carnage
26 June 2013 09:25 PM
They came, they played, they fell. One by one at Wimbledon, neither the big hitters nor the lowest rankers were spared from the curse of the turf at the All England Club during a surreal Day 3.
25 June 2013 03:07 PM
Andy Murray is the only British player to progress so far
23 June 2013 12:00 AM
Ninety years after 'Vanity Fair' turned down a story by the writer, the tables are turned
Dundee, Hull, Leicester or Swansea Bay? Dylan Thomas takes on Philip Larkin in a battle to become City of Culture
19 June 2013 07:38 PM
Dundee, Hull, Leicester and Swansea Bay have been named as the four cities left in the running to become the UK’s next City Of Culture. They are competing to receive the title for 2017, following this year’s chosen city, Londonderry.
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
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First
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- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Video shows what happens when lava is poured onto ice
- 5 Cate Blanchett loses temper during interview: 'That's your f**king question?'