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
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 2 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 4 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected