Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
The Government's Help to Buy scheme has been extended until 2020

Scale back Help to Buy scheme or risk house owner debt if interest rates rise, European Commission tells Government

Urgent action to take the heat out of the property market by scaling back a Government mortgage scheme was backed tonight by the European Commission.

Paul Nuttall, left, is seen as one of Ukip's key weapons in selling the party to the North of England

Not just Nigel Farage? Ukip unveils new top team to combat ‘one-man band’ image

Once the Newark by-election result is declared on Thursday night, Nigel Farage is about to retreat in the background. Or at least that is his intention.

The Prime Minister is due to meet the Russian Premier in Normandy when he attends commemorations to mark the 70 anniversary of the D-day landings

Ukraine crisis: David Cameron to meet Vladimir Putin in Normandy as Anglo-Russian tensions simmer

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin are to hold face-to-face talks this week amid deep tension between Britain and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

Sajid Javid insisted the Prime Minister would adopt a tough stance on the issue in his efforts to repatriate powers from Brussels to London

Conservatives aim to tighten EU freedom of movement rules

David Cameron will seek to tighten restrictions on freedom of movement within the European Union, as Britain has virtually lost control of immigration within the bloc, according to Conservative Cabinet minister.

Lord Rennard's apology had been held back in an attempt not to distract from the election campaign

Lord Rennard row: Battle lines drawn as Lib Dem peer's friends call for reinstatement

Friends of Lord Rennard today rounded on the women who complained they had been sexually harassed by the Liberal Democrat peer, with one ally accusing them of showing “scorn” for the investigation into his conduct.

The Home Office announced that the relaxation of licensing laws when Steven Gerrard’s team is playing is to be extended from England to Wales

World Cup late drinking rules extended from England to Wales

Thousands of football fans will able to drink late into the night as they roar on England’s World Cup opponents, thanks to the Home Office.

Scottish independence vote: Supporters are 'biggest grassroots movement'

Supporters of independence have forged the “biggest grassroots movement in Scottish political history”, the head of the campaign for separation from the United Kingdom declared last night.

Embattled Clegg faces calls to expel Lord Rennard

With his own political future still in the balance, Nick Clegg faced calls on Thursday night to expel the former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard from the party after he apologised to four women who had accused him of sexual harassment.

First-time voters far happier with UK’s ethnic mix than over-60s

Poll revealing big generation gap on diversity suggests support for the  far-right parties  is vulnerable

Home Secretary Theresa May after a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street earlier this week

It's not as easy as you might think to keep track of who's leaving the country

Most of the worst problems developed well before Theresa May arrived at the Home Office

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc

A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on
It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

Voted for by the British public, the artworks on Art Everywhere posters may be the only place where they can be seen
Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Websites offering your ebooks for nothing is only the latest disrespect the modern writer is subjected to, says DJ Taylor
Edinburgh Fringe 2014: The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee
Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

The woman stepping down as chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund is worried