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.
09 May 2013 07:49 PM
Retired army officer was forced out for awarding Royal Armouries workers thousands of pounds
07 May 2013 01:04 PM
Fancy laying your head down one last time in a Coca-Cola bottle? Or an aeroplane? You name it you can be buried in it, says Paul Bignell
05 May 2013 12:00 AM
Film director known as the master of violence and foul language, makes surprise confession
02 May 2013 02:21 PM
A never-before-released Bob Dylan song lyrics are to go to auction in London next month, after being discovered in a drawer in Sweden.
02 May 2013 12:00 AM
Shakespeare is an east London hipster; Horatio Nelson a chubby, desk-bound admiral with a prosthetic arm and Henry VIII is now a Cuban-heeled lothario: several of the world’s most historic figures have been given a 21st century make-over via a new art project.
30 April 2013 06:00 PM
Waterproof guidebooks and underwater signposts to help people explore Britain’s most secluded heritage sites
All Tomorrow's Parties consigned to yesterday as organisers pull plug and announce 'it's time to move on' from Camber Sands festival
26 April 2013 12:07 PM
After 14 years the music festival where stars and audience mingle in a holiday camp is to close
21 April 2013 12:00 AM
The Astronomer Royal believes humanity's future lies in the stars. But, as he tells Paul Bignell, we will first have to change our ways
14 April 2013 12:00 AM
Fans flock to Loch Ness to celebrate 80 years since the first modern-day 'sighting' of the legendary creature
14 April 2013 12:00 AM
As top DJ marks 20 years at the BBC, he tells Paul Bignell about media bias against the north
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
- 1 Cyclist who knocked down three-year-old girl says his life has been 'destroyed'
- 2 A politically correct lefty goes to see Top Gear live – you'll probably believe what happened next
- 3 Young Preston fan has play-off hero Jermaine Beckford's shirt stolen from him at Wembley - which then appears for sale on Gumtree
- 4 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 5 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises