Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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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

Teresa May has had a public row with Michael Gove about how to tackle extremism in schools

Child abuse cases are 'tip of the iceberg' in sexual exploitation of young people, warns Theresa May

Home Secretary Theresa May said sexual exploitation of children is rife

Nicola Sturgeon is determined to put equality at the heart of public life in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon recruits new government top team with equality in mind

She said the appointments underlined her determination to put equality at the heart of public life in Scotland

Police officers attempt to stop illegal migrants from jumping onto trucks headed for Britain in the northeastern French port of Calais on October 29, 2014

Tighter security in Calais won’t solve the problem

The real solution is to tackle the problem at source, a far more daunting challenge

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee