Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Immigration figures: PM's pledge 'in ruins' as net annual migration soars to more than quarter of million

Official figures this morning showed net migration rose to 260,000 in the 12 months to June

An armed police officer outside the Houses of Parliament

Counter-terrorism awareness drive denounced as cynical political PR

Publication of Lee Rigby report timed to coincide with high-profile campaign for tougher security measures

The former Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, born in New York, with her sons John (left) and Winston, in 1885

Miliband ally Lord Wood leads condemnation of Daily Express over its definition of 'hidden' migrants

Scathing open letter said definition would mean the Labour leader would be classed as an 'immigrant'

Darren Hall, the Green Party candidate for Bristol West, at a hustings meeting in a Clifton apartment last week

Green Party on the march: From a lost deposit to victory - the revolution sweeping Bristol

Nigel Morris finds out how the party is winning support in constituencies where once it was shunned

It was reported in the Sunday Mirror that former prime minister Gordon Brown will step down as an MP at the 2015 general election

Gordon Brown ‘to stand down as an MP’

Gordon Brown is set to stand down at next year’s general election.

The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, will commit himself to closing the loophole which allows agencies to undercut the wages of permanent staff, and to put those which flout the law out of business

Ed Miliband to get tough on rogue employment agencies

Mr Miliband will reiterate Labour’s commitment to banning agencies from only recruiting overseas

Frank Field said the ‘north London set’ within Labour were like ‘a Berlin Wall’

Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics

Former minister Frank Field said the flag incident was 'the most serious thing that has happened' to the party

Ken Clarke says the two main parties have aided Ukip

Ken Clarke says Tories’ imitation of Nigel Farage boosted Ukip’s chances

The Prime Minister is preparing an attempt to regain the political initiative following Tory defeats at Ukip’s hands

Caroline Lucas says her party is prospering from a continued backlash against the Liberal Democrats

Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'

The Greens’ only MP tells Nigel Morris how the party will field a record 500 candidates at May’s general election – and could have a say in the next government. In the first day of a series on the state of the party, we examine its policies and its new momentum

David Cameron and Theresa May came under scathing attack from across the political spectrum tonight, after reneging on a promise to give MPs a vote on a contentious European issue

Government failing to reach immigration cut target, admits Home Secretary Theresa May

David Cameron pledged that a cut in immigration numbers by the next election

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One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
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The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
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'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
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What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
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Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
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Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
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The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
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Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
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America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project