Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Mohammed Emwazi moved to the UK from Kuwait aged six

MI5 contact did not radicalise ‘Jihadi John’, David Cameron insists

Philip Hammond attacked apologists for Isis in his speech in London

Britain’s divided decade: rich are 64% richer, and the poor are 57% poorer

Britain's divided decade: the rich are 64% richer than before the recession, while the poor are 57% poorer

Levels of debt and reliance on overdrafts increasing among the poor

In the event of a hung parliament, David Cameron would be expected to remain in office until a power-sharing deal was clinched

David Cameron 'could remain in office' after election if we get hung parliament, admits policy adviser Sir Jeremy Heywood

Avoiding hiatus in government after election is a priority, says Cabinet Secretary

The idea of a grand coalition between the two old enemies may repel supporters of both parties

Election 2015: Former Tory chairman Lord Baker calls for coalition with Labour 'to keep the UK together' if SNP holds balance of power

Lord Baker argues a Government of national unity ‘might be only way to keep UK together’ if SNP holds balance of power

Senior Conservative and Labour figures have started thinking of a previously unthinkable coalition

General Election 2015: What a future coalition could look like

Nigel Morris explores what kind of a coalition we could expect if no party gains an overall majority

Regret: Tony Blair described himself as a 'naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop' for having pursued the change to the law

Tories and Nationalists will exploit Tony Blair's £106,000 'blood money' donation to Labour

Plaid Cymru Welsh Assembly member says cash amounts to 'blood money'

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

General Election 2015: Greens are on course to win 'strong group' of MPs

The Greens offer a “message of hope and real change”

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has uncovered wide variations over the impact of the government's austerity measures

Council cuts are heaviest in poor areas, report finds

The IFS has uncovered wide variations over the impact of the austerity measures ordered by the Government

The right election result could mean a change to our drug laws

But a hung parliament would make it difficult for the Tories or Labour to shut down the debate

The Chancellor was urged to back an upgrade of Manchester Airport

Transport for the North: Why the north of England needs its own transport authority

Think tank sets out proposals for unified authority to improve regional links

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Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
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Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
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The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
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Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before