Jamie Merrill

Jamie Merrill is a news reporter and feature writer for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and i.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Able Seaman William McNeilly handed himself in to Royal Navy Police at Edinburgh airport

Students launch petition to stop Cambridge University displaying end-of-year exam results

Campaigners from say the rules 'promote a culture of grade shaming' at the university and unfairly treat students with mental health issues

Carrying out invasive procedures without proper consent can be considered criminal assault by the CPS

Rogue doctors could be altering records to hide their mistakes, health bodies warn

The CQC and NHS England say doctors could be misrepresenting instances when patients have undergone procedures without their consent

The Queen with King Hamad of Bahrain at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Friday

Campaigners lose battle to release cable detailing historic UK relations with Bahrain

Court says release of document could damage relations with key Gulf ally

The new cork's manufacturers claim theirs is the first carbon-neutral, fully re-cyclable wine cork on the market

Wine business to offer carbon-neutral, fully recyclable cork

US-based firm Nomacorc says it has a smaller carbon footprint than traditional corks, plastic corks and aluminium stoppers

Rapists Moktar Ali Saad Mahmoud, left, and Ibrahim Abugtila who were sentenced on Friday

MoD accused of hiding behind 'cloak of secrecy' after Libyan cadets are jailed for rape in Cambridge

The two men were being trained by the British Army at a camp near Bassingbourn when the attack took place

Cornelia Parker said tye truths laid down in the Magna Carta were 'under threat'

Sculptor uses unveiling of Magna Carta artwork to attack Tory plans to scrap Human Rights Act

Cornelia Parker produced a vast tapestry of the document's Wikipedia page

Curious beast: The new Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport, motoring review: A car for crossing a stream to get to your yurt

Land Rover is pitching the Discovery Sport at what it describes as the "leisure" part of the off-road market

Richard Herring, pictured performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival two years ago

Edinburgh Fringe 2015: Richard Herring to boycott 'exhausting and expensive' festival

The comedian said the Fringe has 'changed so much that it's unmanageable'

Picasso's Women of Algiers fetched a world-record auction price at Christie's in New York

Picasso's Women of Algiers: It broke records by selling for $179m – but who was the buyer?

A 'well-connected consortium' or Chinese billionaire have both been suggested

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'
10 best statement lightbulbs

10 best statement lightbulbs

Dare to bare with some out-of-the-ordinary illumination
Wimbledon 2015: Heather Watson - 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Heather Watson: 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Briton pumped up for dream meeting with world No 1
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve
Dustin Brown: Who is the tennis player who knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?

Dustin Brown

Who is the German player that knocked Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?
Ashes 2015: Damien Martyn - 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Damien Martyn: 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Australian veteran of that Ashes series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test