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 gives a statement over the situation in Tunisia to the House of Commons in London
David Cameron has promised an in/out referendum by 2017, though it could be held in October next year

David Cameron is keeping his cards close to his chest over Europe – with good reason

Inside Westminster: The referendum could prove the PM's s toughest battle yet

David Cameron has promised an in/out referendum by 2017, though it could be held in October next year

David Cameron on EU referendum: 'No chance' of change before Britain's in/out vote, PM says

His officials insisted that the new deal he intends to strike with its EU partners would be 'crystal clear' to the public and have 'legally binding' guarantees

Many African migrants have been sleeping rough in Ventimiglia on the France-Italy border. David Cameron is under pressure to open its doors

Mediterranean migrant crisis: Britain under EU pressure to open doors to African refugees

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Angela Merkel welcomes David Cameron for bilateral talks in Berlin on Wednesday

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Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham addresses delegates at the annual conference of the GMB union in Dublin earlier this month

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Norman Lamb describes himself as an 'agnostic'

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The Prime Minister hopes that the concessions he will win will persuade Britons to vote to stay in the EU in the in/out referendum

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The Independent poll found 60 per cent believe Cameron will not secure a better deal when he negotiates the UK's EU membership terms

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, left is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of the summit on Monday

Greece’s offer shows the only way forward is to rein in the childishness

A deal has not been done though, and eurozone finance ministers need more time to study the small print of the belated Greek offer

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