Jerome Taylor first came to The Independent in 2005 and joined the Foreign Desk. He is now a news reporter and the paper's Religious Affairs Correspondent.
20 March 2013 12:00 AM
Four British charities have publicly admitted for the first time that they are operating inside Syria on the eve of a major appeal for the stricken Middle Eastern nation which is being launched tomorrow by the Disaster Emergency Committee.
18 March 2013 05:06 PM
The instrument, alleged to have belonged to band leader Wallace Hartley and to have been strapped to his chest when he was plucked from the sea, is set to be auctioned. But the Titanic Historical Society has questioned its origins
The photos Saudi Arabia doesn't want seen – and proof Islam's most holy relics are being demolished in Mecca
15 March 2013 07:34 PM
Archaeologists fear billion-pound development has led to destruction of key historical sites
13 March 2013 07:59 PM
Whatever end of the spectrum they stand in, most Catholics know their church is in trouble. Pope Francis may just be the miracle they've been waiting for
As the smoke clears after Saudi Arabia's latest mass execution by firing squad... Charles and Camilla fly in
13 March 2013 07:46 PM
The Prince isn't expected to raise the issue of human rights with his hosts. Perhaps he should, wonders Jerome Taylor
12 March 2013 01:05 PM
The method the Catholic Church uses to select their leader has remained virtually unchanged for the last 800 years. But how does the Papal Conclave actually work?
11 March 2013 08:00 PM
New study reveals how Facebook “likes” say a lot more about a person than you first think
11 March 2013 01:58 PM
A student protester who was acquitted of violent disorder two years after he suffered life-threatening injuries allegedly from a police baton blow to the head has called on the Independent Police Complaints Commission to re-open its investigation.
Catholic Church scandal: Cardinal Keith O'Brien faces Vatican inquiry over allegations of sexual misconduct as he asks forgiveness of those he 'offended'
04 March 2013 05:45 PM
Britain’s most senior Catholic clergymen looks set to face a Vatican inquiry over allegations of sexual misconduct with the body that was once headed by Pope Benedict set to lead the investigation.
04 March 2013 12:44 PM
Politician was kidnapped in Thailand and incarcerated in Gaddafi jail
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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