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
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery reports: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years