Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Ed Miliband wants to rule out any form of post-election deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP), but is being blocked by Labour’s leader in Scotland

Conflict in Labour hierarchy over potential power-share deal with SNP

Ed Miliband’s desire to rule out deal opposed by Jim Murphy, the party leader in Scotland

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls (left) and Chancellor George Osborne appearing on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show

TV debates: George Osborne handshake with Ed Balls in apparent agreement to televised clash

Mr Balls sprang his ambush when the two men were sitting together at the end of BBC1’s Andrew Marr Show

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Ed Balls appears on The Andrew Marr Show on March 15, 2015

General Election 2015: Ed Balls and George Osborne repeatedly refuse to rule out deals with Ukip and SNP

On eight occasions Mr Balls sidestepped questions over whether a minority Labour government would look to the SNP

Speaking at a rally in Birmingham, Mr Miliband will insist that voters face a choice between hope and fear at the election.

Ed Miliband's 2015 pledge card: Policies to be promised from health care to tuition fees

Miliband will commit to balance the nation’s books, freeze energy bills, recruit more nurses, tighten immigration controls and cut university tuition fees

Plans for the Greens to hold a black (or green) tie event were jeopardised by anger among activists

Activists see red at Greens' £1,000-a-head ball

Anger grows among activists who believe the Greens are aping their rivals

Student unions are to be informed in statutory guidance that they are required to draw up policies “setting out the activities that are or are not allowed to take place on campus”. It also suggests that student union officers and staff should receive counter-terrorism awareness training.

Oxford and Cambridge unions win exemption allowing extremists to preach on campus

They have been excluded from new rules following lobbying from Conservative peers

The PM has refused to commit himself to the NATO target of spending two per cent of GDP on defence

Conservative MPs hit out at Government plans to cut defence spending

David Cameron has refused to commit himself to Nato targets

Farage has been condemned after he called for much of the legislation banning racial discrimination at work to be scrapped

Cross-party outrage at Nigel Farage’s plan to end discrimination laws

Mr Farage provoked uproar over comments

Lawyers march protest against cuts to legal aid, in Westminster, last March

Legal aid cuts hurt those who need help must, claims High Court judge

Mr Justice Mostyn said estranged parents embroiled in disputes over their children had suffered “gross unfairness”

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Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
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How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
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Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
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Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
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Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
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The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss