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.
11 February 2013 07:00 AM
New Neighbours of 2014, Part 1: Right-wing politicians and media are stoking fears that Romanian Gypsies plan to flock to Britain. But the reality is very different, the residents of the country's worst slums tell Jerome Taylor
New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby reaffirms his opposition to gay marriage as he takes office
04 February 2013 04:30 PM
Election comes at a time of huge divisions within the Anglican Church
Iranian immigrant suffering 'delusional disorder' begs judge to be allowed to continue hunger strike even if it kills him
31 January 2013 05:12 PM
A hunger striking Iranian man begged a High Court judge this afternoon to let him continue his fast even if it results in his eventual death.
30 January 2013 04:23 PM
After doctors today told the High Court that an Iranian immigrant on hunger strike must be force fed because a 'delusional disorder' renders him incapable of a decision on starvation, we look back at three other notorious Court of Protection hearings.
Iranian immigrant must be force fed because 'delusional disorder' renders him incapable of a decision on starvation, doctors tell High Court
30 January 2013 04:18 PM
50-year-old man stopped eating last May in protest at UK Border Agency's refusal to return his passport
27 January 2013 07:35 PM
East London group that hounds people on the streets are branded ‘complete bigots’
24 January 2013 10:06 PM
Moscow investigator takes on hedge fund magnate who says he was involved in $230m tax fraud and lawyer's death
Lithuanian prosecutors open investigation into multi-million dollar tax fraud by Russian organised crime group
21 January 2013 04:25 PM
Prosecutors in Lithuania have opened an investigation into a multi-million dollar tax fraud carried out by a Russian organised crime group which used the Baltic nation’s banks to launder some of their money.
18 January 2013 04:53 PM
'Social diabetes' warning offered to cities hit hardest by budget changes
17 January 2013 06:57 PM
Doctors have asked a court to decide whether a refugee on hunger strike can be forcibly fed. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons and is referred to in court documents as “A”, went on hunger strike to demand that the UK Border Agency returns his passport.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Alan Rickman admits editing 'terrible' script with friends in Pizza Hut behind backs of writers on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats