Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012. He has previously worked for the European Voice, Daily Mirror and the Observer and been based in Brussels, Belfast, Tokyo and London.

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The ex-Mafia boss Domenico Rancadore

Fury as court tells mafia don on the run in England for 20 years told he can stay at home

Former Sicilian crime boss Domenico Rancadore had been hiding in west London, until his arrest in 2013 sparked extradition proceedings

Claire Moreland, headteacher of Chetham’s School of Music, is resigning after 17 years in charge

Chetham's School of Music headteacher announces retirement before trials of two former teachers

Claire Moreland has written to the school’s pupils telling them she will leave next summer to 'liaise with the School Governors as they appoint my successor'

Peter McGraith, left, David Cabreza and their two sons

Gay marriage, one year on: Couples mark first anniversary of same-sex marriages

Special report: Attitudes have changed in the past year, but full equality is still a way off

According to the Education Select Committee, an increasing number of children in the UK are being harmed in the belief that it “will get the devil out of them”.

National plan launched to stop faith-based child abuse

Better training needed to help raise alarm over such victims as Victoria Climbié, say academics

A scene from ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, for which Maria Bjornson designed the costumes

The Phantom of the Opera and a £22m trust fund feud with Norway

The bizarre tale of the president of the country’s parliament, his cousin, and claims of fraud against the British offshore finance industry

Once a story has been published on a local Russian news forum the troll army goes to work by dividing into teams of three: one plays the ‘villain’ criticising the authorities with the other two debate with him and support government officials

Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers

Hundreds of workers are paid around £500 a month and required to write at least 135 comments per day - or face immediate dismissal

Around 5,500 people were ‘likely’ or ‘potential’ victims of News of the World phone hacking, according to police estimates

News of the World phone hacking report: Majority of victims were only connected to celebrities

Less than a third of the primary phone hacking targets came from the world of entertainment or music

Amazon's drones were unveiled in 2012

Amazon may trial drones for parcel delivery

"We want to ensure that if you want to innovate, come to the UK"

Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury

Dementia sufferer walked out of Stoke Mandeville Hospital to her death

79-old dementia sufferer was allowed to walk out of the building one lunchtime

Birchanger Green motorway services in East Hertfordshire

Why the bleak service station is best for business people

"Working from the car offers commuters more space and tranquillity"

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Isis in Syria: Influential tribal leaders hold secret talks with Western powers and Gulf states over possibility of mobilising against militants

Tribal gathering

Influential clans in Syria have held secret talks with Western powers and Gulf states over the possibility of mobilising against Isis. But they are determined not to be pitted against each other
Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge: A growing population and a compromised and depleted aquifer leaves water in scarce supply for Palestinians

Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge

A growing population and a compromised and depleted aquifer leaves water in scarce supply for Palestinians
Dozens of politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen linked to Indian bribery scandal die mysteriously

Illnesses, car crashes and suicides

Dozens of politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen linked to Indian bribery scandal die mysteriously
Srebrenica 20 years after the genocide: Why the survivors need closure

Bosnia's genocide, 20 years on

No-one is admitting where the bodies are buried - literally and metaphorically
How Comic-Con can make or break a movie: From Batman vs Superman to Star Wars: Episode VII

Power of the geek Gods

Each year at Comic-Con in San Diego, Hollywood bosses nervously present blockbusters to the hallowed crowd. It can make or break a movie
What do strawberries and cream have to do with tennis?

Perfect match

What do strawberries and cream have to do with tennis?
10 best trays

Get carried away with 10 best trays

Serve with ceremony on a tray chic carrier
Wimbledon 2015: Team Murray firing on all cylinders for SW19 title assault

Team Murray firing on all cylinders for title assault

Coaches Amélie Mauresmo and Jonas Bjorkman aiming to make Scot Wimbledon champion again
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Vasek Pospisil must ignore tiredness and tell himself: I'm in the quarter-final, baby!

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

Vasek Pospisil must ignore tiredness and tell himself: I'm in the quarter-final, baby!
Ashes 2015: Angus Fraser's top 10 moments from previous series'

Angus Fraser's top 10 Ashes moments

He played in five series against Australia and covered more as a newspaper correspondent. From Waugh to Warne and Hick to Headley, here are his highlights
Greece debt crisis: EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

An outbreak of malaria in Greece four years ago helps us understand the crisis, says Robert Fisk
Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge: The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas

Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge

The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas
How to survive electrical storms: What are the chances of being hit by lightning?

Heavy weather

What are the chances of being hit by lightning?
World Bodypainting Festival 2015: Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'

World Bodypainting Festival 2015

Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'
alt-j: A private jet, a Mercury Prize and Latitude headliners

Don't call us nerds

Craig Mclean meets alt-j - the math-folk act who are flying high