Jamie Merrill is a news reporter and feature writer for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and i.
18 June 2014 05:45 PM
Researchers have found that sex is no physical detriment to athletic performance, but that hasn’t stopped the World Cup coaches taking sides
17 June 2014 04:38 PM
It’s the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, proudly bearing the name of the sovereign, but the Scottish dock workers constructing aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, are all aware they are working on the last warship order of this size that Britain will commission for at least 50 years.
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
The Government has announced plans to quadruple speeding fines on the motorway - but will they have the desired effect?
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
13 June 2014 12:00 AM
If you stand on certain street corners in the affluent suburbs of west Oslo, you’ll notice something odd about the bus lanes.
11 June 2014 10:30 PM
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09 June 2014 12:51 PM
Tanya Schmoller, 96, will be supporting her native Uruguay
05 June 2014 05:36 PM
Lines of parked cars collecting children at school gates are a familiar sight, but one cycling charity hopes to make it a thing of the past after revealing its success in getting pupils out of their parents cars and onto their bikes.
04 June 2014 10:30 PM
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04 June 2014 06:38 PM
A 24-year-man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud as part of an investigation into eight allegations of electoral malpractice over the bitter Tower Hamlets local elections last month, police revealed today.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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