Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Labour succeeded in ousting the Conservatives from control of Hammersmith and Fulham

Local election results 2014: A good night up west for Labour, but not much fun elsewhere

As many hard-fought battles in local elections concluded across the country, efforts to capture one particularly high-profile council spilled over into acrimony after Labour succeeded in ousting the Conservatives from control of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Local election results 2014: Labour jubilant after taking Tory stronghold Hammersmith and Fulham

Conservative MP accused of 'sour grapes' as he blames defeat on 'Labour lies'

Local elections 2014: Ukip makes major gains as Labour takes Tory flagship Hammersmith and Fulham

Results from southern councils suggest Essex is increasingly voting for Ukip, with Basildon gains pushing the council to no overall control

New arrivals from within the EU rose last year by 22 per cent to more than 200,000

David Cameron sticks to his guns on immigration reduction pledge even while numbers rise

David Cameron was tonight standing by his pledge to reduce net migration to Britain to tens of thousands by next year’s general election despite fresh evidence that his chances of hitting the target are increasingly remote.

Ukip’s campaign was marred by allegations of racism

European Parliament Election 2014: Ukip vows to recruit more ‘high calibre’ candidates to maintain its current momentum

With Ukip tipped to top the popular vote in the European elections, Nigel Farage conceded his party would struggle to win seats at Westminster unless it could shed its “one-man band” image.

Natalie Bennett leader of the Green Party of England and Wales appears on the 'Andrew Marr Show' last month

European Parliament Election: Greens heading for best results in 25 years

The Green Party is on course for its best European election results for a quarter of a century, it has predicted.

Nigel Farage is primed for success in the European elections tomorrow

European Parliament and local elections: What will happen if Ukip wins the popular vote?

Success for Nigel Farage's party would have major implications

A Ukip supporter at a shopping centre in Croydon

EU and local elections 2014: Last-minute polling shows surge in Ukip support

Survey results come as Osborne says 'pessimistic' Labour and Ukip 'want to pull up the drawbridge and shut Britain off from the world'

David Cameron could be forced to forge alliances with nationalist parties, such as Marine Le Pen's Front National

European Parliament Election: David Cameron may be forced into alliance with Europe's far-right

David Cameron faces the embarrassment of witnessing the collapse of the right-wing grouping he created in the European Parliament.

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Hunters protect Russia's rare Amur tiger

In an unusual move, wildlife charities have enlisted those who kill animals to help save them. Oliver Poole travels to Siberia to investigate
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How has your club fared in summer sales?

Who have bagged the bargain buys and who have landed the giant turkeys
Warwick Davis: The British actor on Ricky Gervais, how the Harry Potter set became his office, and why he'd like to play a spy

'I'm a realist; I know how hard this business is'

Warwick Davis on Ricky Gervais, Harry Potter and his perfect role
The best swim shorts for men: Bag yourself the perfect pair and make a splash this summer

The best swim shorts for men

Bag yourself the perfect pair and make a splash this summer
Has Ukip’s Glastonbury branch really been possessed by the devil?

Has Ukip’s Glastonbury branch really been possessed by the devil?

Meet the couple blamed for bringing Lucifer into local politics
Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover

The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
Women's rugby: Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup

Women's rugby

Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup