Sarah Morrison is a general reporter at The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
14 October 2013 06:57 PM
They got up from their sewing machines and walked out on strike more than forty years ago, but today the Dagenham women machinists who fought for equal pay were awarded the ‘Good Housekeeping’ Women of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award.
13 October 2013 12:00 AM
A former motorcycle racer – and now Woman of the Year – is revolutionising medical provision across the continent
06 October 2013 12:00 AM
After hours on his sofa with 'The Simpsons', the physicist can now 'blow the lid off a decades-long conspiracy to secretly educate cartoon viewers'. Sarah Morrison meets Simon Singh
Still rainbow, but more warrior: The latest Greenpeace protests mark a strategic change in its approach
06 October 2013 12:00 AM
Almost 30 Greenpeace activists face up to 15 years in a Russian prison after protesting at an Arctic oil drilling rig. Others brought a Champions League match in Switzerland to a standstill, dropping down on ropes from a stadium roof before unfurling a banner critical of the Russian oil giant Gazprom. Still more activists scaled the Shard in central London, western Europe's largest building, to object to Shell's oil exploration at the top of the world.
02 October 2013 09:46 AM
Activists, including four from UK, face a maximum jail sentence of 15 years
Mums do the business: The number of female entrepreneurs who juggle work and looking after their children is growing fast
29 September 2013 12:00 AM
Sarah Morrison meets some of those nominated for a new award
27 September 2013 07:16 PM
The supermarket giant Tesco has apologised for advertising an inflatable “gay best friend” doll on its website. The figure was described as being “ready to give you fashion advice, tell you if your bum looks big and b**ch about everyone who doesn’t wear Jimmy Choos”.
27 September 2013 06:58 PM
International bitcoin dealers, zero-hours contract workers, restaurateurs delivering drone meals to bankers
After months of sharks, storms, and hallucinations, Sarah Outen lands in Alaska after rowing from Japan
24 September 2013 05:59 PM
Independent blogger completed 4,300 miles in 150 days - including proposing to her girlfriend via satellite telephone
22 September 2013 12:00 AM
They’re young, female, and at the top of their fields
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Oxford is the least affordable city in the UK, where houses cost 11 times local salaries
- 2 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 3 North Korea elections: Kim Jong-un wins 100% of the vote
- 4 David Cameron resorts to paying for Facebook fans because not enough people like him
- 5 Steve Irwin’s final words: Cameraman present at death opens up about deadly stingray attack for the first time