Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982. His column, Inside Politics, appears in The Independent each Saturday.
The Coalition marriage is increasingly tetchy and ‘open’ as the Lib Dems (allegedly) play footsie with potential new partners
14 February 2014 06:15 PM
There won’t be a divorce before the May 2015 election
14 February 2014 09:39 AM
Labour is the only party with much to celebrate after the by-election in Wythenshawe and Sale East. True, a turnout of just 28 per cent is hardly inspiring, but Ed Miliband’s party had everything to lose and nothing to gain in one of its northern heartlands.
14 February 2014 12:08 AM
Many English regions will be left behind as private sector grows and the state shrinks
14 February 2014 12:04 AM
UK ministers could block full independence for Scotland if Alex Salmond makes “impossible demands” after a Yes vote in September’s referendum.
14 February 2014 12:04 AM
Politicians who oppose Scottish independence call it their “silver bullet”. They have been itching to fire it for months, and finally did so yesterday.
13 February 2014 07:24 PM
Eurosceptics suffered a setback on Thursday as the latest government review of the European Union’s impact on the UK failed to bolster the case for withdrawal.
13 February 2014 12:18 AM
The gloves came off in the fight for Scotland’s future on Wednesday night as the Government was accused of “bullying” the Scottish people by ruling out a currency union with the rest of the UK if they vote for independence.
11 February 2014 11:39 PM
Labour FOI request suggests as many as 50,000 households have been charged in error
11 February 2014 12:57 AM
Household incomes will not increase until after next year’s general election and will then rise “painfully slowly,” according to new research.
10 February 2014 11:13 PM
When Nick Clegg tells his staff he intends to make a speech about Europe, his political aides usually roll their eyes and try to talk him out of it. They believe there are few votes in defending the EU.
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
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Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
How climate change helped Genghis Khan: Scientists believe a sudden period of warmer weather allowed the Mongols to invade with such success
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