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.
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.
24 May 2013 07:41 PM
Near where victim was killed, an imam tells mosque-goers this act had nothing to do with their religion
19 May 2013 12:00 AM
Scotland risks becoming "another Cyprus" if it becomes independent, the Treasury claims.
16 May 2013 06:19 PM
Doctors are hailing the revamp of a Bath neonatal unit, where babies sleep more and feed better, as the model for patient care
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees