Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Prime Minister will attempt to solve the Tory's 'women problem' in Government reshuffle next week

The move is designed to present a more female-friendly face to the electorate

Lewis Hamilton drives during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix

Hopes leap for London Grand Prix: Cameron aims to open British roads to motor races

Bernie Ecclestone has pressed for a Monaco-style Grand Prix to be staged in the capital

Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice

Sex offenders account for almost half of the increase in people in jail, Chris Grayling suggests

The most recent police figures show a 17 per cent rise in numbers of reports of sex offences between 2012 and 2013

Tough new laws to restrict strikes in essential services will be promised in next year’s Conservative general election manifesto

NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action

The Prime Minister was speaking ahead of tomorrow’s industrial action by members of the National Union of Teachers

Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport

Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers

Advisers also concluded that immigration had made little difference to crime, housing, hospitals, schools or welfare payments

The expert panel will have the power to scrutinise the behaviour of political parties, the security services and private companies

Theresa May announces details of independent inquiry into paedophile network claims

Panel headed by NSPCC head Peter Wanless to report ahead of general election next May

Leon Brittan has said he was handed the Dickens dossier but passed it on to Home Office staff

Lord Brittan denies being guilty of rape

The Tory peer said in a statement that the allegation is 'wholly without foundation'

Keith Vaz, the Commons home affairs select committee chairman

Female genital mutilation: Prosecute health professionals who fail to report signs of FGM, MPs say

Doctors and nurses who fail to report that girls in their care have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM) should be prosecuted in an effort to tackle the scandal of “this horrific abuse”, MPs say in a report published today.

Prime Minister David Cameron: 'We need the voices of the many to ring out across the land'

Scottish referendum: Silent majority must be heard, says Prime Minister

David Cameron will insist that Scots can be proudly Scottish and still want to stay in the UK

ISPs are protesting that GCHQ has used illegal tactics

GCHQ accused of exploiting networks used by millions of people

Seven ISPs from around the world have taken legal action against the Cheltenham listening post

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Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

In the final part of our series, Chris Green arrives in Glasgow - a host city struggling to keep the politics out of its celebration of sport
Out in the cold: A writer spends a night on the streets and hears the stories of the homeless

A writer spends a night on the streets

Rough sleepers - the homeless, the destitute and the drunk - exist in every city. Will Nicoll meets those whose luck has run out
Striking new stations, high-speed links and (whisper it) better services - the UK's railways are entering a new golden age

UK's railways are entering a new golden age

New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s
Conchita Wurst becomes a 'bride' on the Paris catwalk - and proves there is life after Eurovision

Conchita becomes a 'bride' on Paris catwalk

Alexander Fury salutes the Eurovision Song Contest winner's latest triumph
Pétanque World Championship in Marseilles hit by

Pétanque 'world cup' hit by death threats

This year's most acrimonious sporting event took place in France, not Brazil. How did pétanque get so passionate?
Whelks are healthy, versatile and sustainable - so why did we stop eating them in the UK?

Why did we stop eating whelks?

Whelks were the Victorian equivalent of the donor kebab and our stocks are abundant. So why do we now export them all to the Far East?
10 best women's sunglasses

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From luxury bespoke eyewear to fun festival sunnies, we round up the shades to be seen in this summer
Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi? Javier Mascherano is key for Argentina...

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No 10 is always centre of attention but Barça team-mate is just as crucial to finalists’ hopes
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

18-year-old says this month’s Commonwealth Games are a key staging post in her career before time slips away
The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

A future Palestine state will have no borders and be an enclave within Israel, surrounded on all sides by Israeli-held territory, says Robert Fisk
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The German people demand an end to the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

The German people demand an end to the fighting
New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

New play reveals what Oscar Wilde said at trials

For a century, what Wilde actually said at his trials was a mystery. But the recent discovery of shorthand notes changed that. Now his grandson Merlin Holland has turned them into a play
Can scientists save the world's sea life from

Can scientists save our sea life?

By the end of the century, the only living things left in our oceans could be plankton and jellyfish. Alex Renton meets the scientists who are trying to turn the tide
Richard III, Trafalgar Studios, review: Martin Freeman gives highly intelligent performance

Richard III review

Martin Freeman’s psychotic monarch is big on mockery but wanting in malice