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.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama comments on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train