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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British intelligence service spying on MPs in defiance of laws prohibiting it

Green Party politicians and George Galloway claim they were under surveillance

Historic buildings put at risk after charity letting them out goes bust

Customers who paid up to £2,000 a week to stay in the properties are also waiting to see if they can get their money back

The cause of Poppi Worthington’s death three years ago has yet to be established

Poppi Worthington: Court overturns baby's 'unexplained death' verdict

Much of the mystery is due to a far-reaching injunction after Poppi’s death which prevented the media from revealing various details about the case

Philip Nitschke, nicknamed Dr Death, with his new Destiny machine

Dr Death's Edinburgh Fringe 2015 show will see right-to-die campaigner 'gas' audiences

Exclusive: Philip Nitschke to model how to perform 'a peaceful means of death'

London Mayor Boris Johnson wants to purchase LRADs to help police deal with rioting

Boris Johnson considering buying 'sound cannons' to help Scotland Yard tackle riots

Water cannons have been banned after more than £200,000 was spent on them

Dan Mair with European Bronze medal

Dan Mair: One of UK's most promising judo stars quits after Youth Olympics selection row

Exclusive: Mair, 17, is ranked No 1 in the UK for his age and weight

The entrance to the well in the village of Kirby MispertonThirsk and Maltonin Kirby Misperton

Fracking: Ryedale residents mobilise to stop company drilling up to 950 wells in Thirsk and Malton

'This is about nothing less than the industrialisation of our countryside'

Paedophelia investigators warn VIP sex abuse inquiry that job can 'drive you mad'

As the child abuse campaigner Simon Danczuk MP reveals the personal cost of his work and the Goddard inquiry begins, Paul Gallagher talks to those on the front line of the battle against paedophilia about how they coped with the job's horrors

Child sex abuse inquiry: Anyone investigating this will need professional help to cope, say senior investigators

Simon Danczuk recently admitted that he was stepping back from campaigning against child abuse and seeking help for depression

Bronze statue worth £40,000 stolen in brazen daytime raid in Mayfair

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with the incident

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