Jamie Merrill is a news reporter and feature writer for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and i.
22 November 2013 04:26 PM
From less sex and a spike in suicides, to either more crime or less depending on who you believe, the dreaded R-word has been used by academics to explain away dozens of society's ills.
Graphene: The wonder material being used to create thinner, stronger condoms and help fight spread of Aids
20 November 2013 03:55 PM
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation help fund development of the new material to promote condom use and stop the spread of HIV
20 November 2013 03:39 PM
As a gaming machine it's a finished package - but voice control and TV passthrough hint that the Xbox One still plenty to offer in the future as well
20 November 2013 03:21 PM
<b>Jamie Merrill</b> tries out Sony's slickest gaming machine yet
19 November 2013 01:28 PM
Toby Hockley sustained minor injuries when car clipped him on a narrow country lane in Norfolk
19 November 2013 11:28 AM
Anger as Mayor of London tells cyclists to ride more responsibly in the wake of 10 cycle deaths on Britain’s roads so far this month
15 November 2013 10:00 AM
Former transport secretary Lord Adonis calls for an independent review of the cycling 'superhighways'
14 November 2013 11:10 AM
British firms look to outsource closer to home
13 November 2013 09:30 PM
BMW plays the generator game with this smart electric car
11 November 2013 06:10 PM
Can officers justify the weapon’s increased use? Jamie Merrill is put in charge for a Met simulation
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 2 Exclusive: World’s most pristine waters are polluted by US Navy human waste
- 3 Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
- 4 Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Jet ‘hijacking’ began soon after take-off
- 5 'Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane found in Bermuda Triangle!' Viral Facebook links are profiting hackers