Andrew Grice

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.

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David Cameron and Boris Johnson, leaving the Advantage children's daycare nursery in Surbiton

Boris Johnson says it would be 'a wonderful thing' to be Conservative leader

Finally, the worst-kept secret in politics is confirmed

Professor Geoffrey Evans said

Ukip's middle-class supporters can be Labour's 'secret weapon', report claims

The study says Ukip voters can cause more damage to the Tories

Ed Miliband: ‘I am the same person I was three months ago’

Ed Miliband interview: Labour leader explains why he's confident he'll be prime minister

The Labour leader talks zero hours contracts, non-doms and the NHS

Ed Miliband addresses an audience in the Brooks Building of Manchester Metropolitan University on the subject of healthcare, on Tuesday

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband promises cancer tests in GP surgeries in every town if Labour wins power

Exclusive: Miliband said tests for the disease would be made within a week by 2020

The proposals will be implemented in the first 100 days of a Labour government

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband to reveal Labour's 'NHS Rescue Plan'

The blueprint would include a drive to get 20,000 more nurses into training

Nick Clegg describes the Lib Dems as the

General Election 2015: Lib Dems to target control of Department for Education in future coalition, says Nick Clegg

The Lib Dem leader criticised Michael Gove's 'zany' ideas

The shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, says a Tory win would mean NHS privatisation

General Election 2015: Labour claims Tories have 'hidden agenda' on NHS charges

The Tories have rejected accusations that they plan to axe 2,000 nursing jobs

David Cameron on the campaign trail

General Election 2015: The 'kingmaker seats' that will decide who becomes Prime Minister

A study has highlighted 12 seats whose results will indicate the makeup of a hung parliament

Illegal African migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Zarzis, some 50 kilometres west of the Libyan border after Tunisian fishermen rescued 82 African migrants off the coast of the town aboard a makeshift boat bound for the Italian island of Lampedusa

Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

When we tried to revisit the best beaches in 2011, the road was blocked by police. The camps were not far away and no one was allowed near them

A volunteers sorts through donations of food at the Hammersmith and Fulham food bank run by the Trussell Trust in London

Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid continues, despite the IMF and Germany praise for Osborne and Britain’s ‘jobs miracle’

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Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

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The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
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Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
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10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
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There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with excess, cynicism and greed
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How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
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One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map
Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

This was the year of 24-carat Golden Oldies
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Paris Fashion Week

Thom Browne's scarecrows offer a rare beacon in commercial offerings
A year of the caliphate:

Isis, a year of the caliphate

Who can defeat the so-called 'Islamic State' – and how?