Chris Green

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter. He has worked for the paper since 2007.

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Speaker John Bercow under pressure over appointment of Australian to senior Commons role

Plans to appoint an Australian official said to have no knowledge of parliamentary proceedings to the post of clerk of the House of Commons are in doubt, as a senior backbench MP promised to force a debate on the subject on the day Parliament resumes.

Islamic State crisis: Britain urged to reforge alliance with Syria

The Government is under increasing pressure today to repair Britain’s relations with the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, as senior politicians and military leaders insisted that he held the key to defeating the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.

Only 19 per cent of English people surveyed favour separation

Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK

But if Scotland does break away, the English do not want them to keep the pound

Alex Salmond meets Sarah Forbes and her children in Arbroath on Tuesday

Scottish independence: Alex Salmond has no power to keep pound, Treasury insists

There is “absolutely nothing” that Alex Salmond can do to ensure that an independent Scotland would be able to keep the pound, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury has claimed, reigniting the debate over whether a currency union with the rest of the UK could happen.

Ibrahim Halawa, 18, from Dublin, has been held in custody for a year after being arrested at a military siege of a mosque in Cairo

Tony Blair urged to help Irish teen facing death penalty in Egypt

Mass trial has been described as 'mockery of a court process'

Ranbir Singh Suri, a major Conservative Party donor who was elevated to the House of Lords by David Cameron

Labour demands answers over Tory donor Ranbir Singh Suri’s peerage

The body which oversees the awarding of peerages has been asked to investigate the case of a major Conservative Party donor who was elevated to the House of Lords by David Cameron.

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova, a front-bench member of the House of Lords

Labour's Lord Davidson in hot water over Tibet comments made in China

A senior Labour peer who praised the “remarkable accomplishments” of the Chinese government in Tibet while attending a conference in the disputed region has been accused of taking part in a “cynical exercise in propaganda”.

Ranbir Singh Suri was elevated to the House of Lords at the request of the Prime Minister

Exclusive: Tory donor made a peer under false pretences, say Sikhs

Sikh leaders reject Government description of Lord Suri as a leading figure in their community

G4S is to provide janitorial services to the Cuban prison, which currently houses 149 inmates

G4S under fire for taking £70m contract to service Guantanamo Bay

The British security company G4S has been condemned after winning a £70 million contract to service America’s Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, which contains the notorious prison for terrorism suspects.

Human Rights Watch said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should be investigated

Tony Blair’s Egypt links in spotlight after scathing report on the deaths of over 1,000 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi

Human Rights Watch said the massacre last August was as bad as Tiananmen Square and that it 'likely amounted to crimes against humanity'

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