Jane Merrick

Jane Merrick is Political Editor of The Independent on Sunday.

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Ed Miliband's old primary school in Yorkshire will be used as polling staion and could be key come election day

General Election 2015: Why Ed Miliband's old school could hold the keys to Downing Street

Jane Merrick talks to voters – many undecided – in crucial swing-seat Pudsey

Parmjit Dhanda: his career reflects Labour’s fortunes

My Political Race by Parmjit Dhanda - book review: Parliamentary prejudice

This book represents the stalled progress of black and ethnic minority representation in British politics

Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, with her boyfriend, fellow vlogger Alfie Deyes

If children are obese then blame food manufacturers, not Zoella

The rules on restricting advertising to children need to be updated

Etch, a Sketch

Julie Etchingham has the challenging job of chairing the seven-way leaders debate, the only one including the Prime Minister, on Thursday

There’s a sense David and Samantha Cameron would be relieved to lose their security guards

A normal life for Sam and Dave? If Cameron is no longer PM in May, his family could breathe a sigh of relief

If he does leave Downing Street, it is worth thinking about what legacy he leaves – the socio-cultural imprint of 'Brand Cameron'

Theresa May has brought down crime, says the Prime Minister

Election 2015: Theresa May to be Foreign Secretary if Tories win

David Cameron wants the tough negotiator to be Britain's answer to Angela Merkel on EU referendum team

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, left, and Conservative Treasury minister Andrea Leadsom

Election 2015: Political parties' top women unite for family focused debate

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, Treasury minister Andrea Leadsom and senior women from the Lib Dems, the Green Party and Ukip will take part

'I feel at ease with whatever will come': The extraordinary power of Angelina Jolie

Thanks to her recent revelations, many more women will now become aware of ovarian cancer and how to spot the symptoms

The cap applies to monthly contracts and only if reported within 24 hours

Mobile networks agree £100 cap for bills on stolen phones

The cap is part of a new code of practice which operators EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone have signed up to

Just over 26,000 homes have been sold since the Right to Buy scheme was relaunched in 2012

George Osborne's Help to Buy ISA won't work - new homes need a new strategy

It completely fails to address the rather basic and urgent need for 240,000 new homes a year

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Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most
Katy Perry prevented from buying California convent for $14.5m after nuns sell to local businesswoman instead

No grace of God for Katy Perry as sisters act to stop her buying convent

Archdiocese sues nuns who turned down star’s $14.5m because they don’t approve of her
Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

Something wicked?

Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
10 best sun creams for body

10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon files

Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games
Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with cynicism and greed
How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map