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.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
- 1 Michael Douglas regrets 'embarrassing' Catherine Zeta-Jones with oral sex comments
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Tunisian builder has been hailed a hero after knocking gunman to the ground with roof tiles
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L James's Twitter Q&A didn't go exactly as planned