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Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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High-flying civil servants who take time out to have a family will also receive extra support

Nato summit: David Cameron prepares ground for British air strikes against Isis

Whips seek backing from Tory MPs for imminent action as PM reveals Britain will supply lethal arms to Kurdish forces

Young people are attracted to Isis because it appears “more authentic” than al-Qa’ida

David Cameron makes the case for air strikes on Isis in Syria and Iraq and warns: 'Assad is part of the problem'

Barack Obama and British PM insist they will not be 'cowed by terrorists'

Austrialian-born Natalie Bennett was elected leader of the Green Party in September 2012

Election 2015: Green Party want to give disgruntled left-wing voters a new voice

Party hears ‘call for change’ and seeks tax on the super-rich and the renationalisation of railways

Children walk down a street in Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: More victims stepping forward

New victims of sexual exploitation in Rotherham have come forward as the scandal over the systematic abuse of children continues to engulf the town’s council and South Yorkshire Police.

Jim Murphy, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development holds a carton of eggs during a speech to Better Together supporters

Scottish independence supporters are 'bullying mobs', says MP Jim Murphy after getting hit by eggs

Jim Murphy was hit by eggs and heckled by opponents

Twenty-three passports have been seized under legislation introduced last year

Government plans new laws to confiscate passports of potential terrorists and stop them travelling to and from Britain

Police say as many as 250 people could have returned to Britain from Iraq and Syria

Theresa May

Democracy and the police: a system in crisis

It was intended as a key reform of Theresa May’s tenure as Home Secretary, injecting much-needed democracy and transparency into the policing of England and Wales.

Net migration jumped to 243,000 in the year to March

Net migration jumps by nearly a quarter of a million

Tories' efforts to reduce migration thwarted

UK immigration numbers up by 68,000 in a year, despite David Cameron's pledge to cut migration levels by the next general election

Mr Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May are still aiming to reduce the figure to 'tens of thousands' by the general election next May

A Better Together campaign placard spray painted with yes graffiti in Dundee, Scotland

Scottish independence: Rhetoric ramps up as campaign enters final weeks

One million Scottish jobs are supported through trade with the rest of the United Kingdom, David Cameron will argue today after business leaders declared their opposition to independence.

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