Jamie Merrill is a news reporter and feature writer for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and i.
Government accused of being asleep at the wheel over failure to exploit £900bn new car technology revolution
01 March 2015 12:00 AM
Parliamentary report says 'smart' vehicles and highways could save lives but research is not being exploited
26 February 2015 07:24 PM
Exclusive: Campaigners have attacked the singer for agreeing to perform at a government-backed event in a country which has been linked to human rights abuses
26 February 2015 05:02 PM
The family’s current home sits between slightly rundown social housing blocks, but is less than a mile from the affluent streets of Maida Vale and Little Venice
25 February 2015 05:09 PM
Fixed odds betting terminals have been dubbed the 'crack cocaine of gambling'
24 February 2015 07:22 PM
Ken Shuttleworth labels architects “absolute bastards”
Is a controversial breeding project the saviour of wild salmon, or is it wreaking havoc with nature?
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
Project has led to dramatic increases in stock in a Highland river, but conservationists are wary
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
The former fishing town has few migrants, but plenty of economic problems. Jamie Merrill sees Ukip’s northern ambitions
Labour MP Austin Mitchell: 'Even if we selected a raving alcoholic sex paedophile we wouldn't lose Grimsby'
21 February 2015 06:52 PM
Outgoing Labour MP dismisses Ukip's chances of winning in Lincolnshire coastal constituency
Acclaimed photographer Sebastian Rich: 'I've been covering conflict for 30 years, but my camera is almost like a time machine.'
19 February 2015 08:30 PM
19 February 2015 12:00 AM
Engine capacity: 1.2-litre 3 cylinder petrol
Power output (bhp @ rpm): 89 @ 4,200
Top speed (mph): 113
Fuel economy (mpg): 60.1
CO2 emissions (g/km): 107
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
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- 4 Every club should be like Labour – you can’t join as a new member unless you’re already a member
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