Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
02 June 2014 11:21 AM
Prosecutors have come under fire for their failure to secure the extradition of a convicted British sex offender wanted for 16 years as an alleged member of a foreign paedophile ring abusing Indian orphans.
30 May 2014 05:10 PM
The U-turn by the Met was welcomed by Mr Rigg's family
27 May 2014 05:22 PM
Rolf Harris told jurors that he was “sickened” by his behaviour as he admitted a string of sexual encounters with his daughter’s best friend when she was a teenager – but he repeatedly denied abusing her as a child.
Rolf Harris trial: I had sex with 'coquettish' teenager, but not before she was 18, entertainer tells court
27 May 2014 02:09 PM
Harris claims the sexual relationship with alleged victim started when she became very flirtatious while staying at his home
22 May 2014 09:06 PM
Paul Peachey talks to businessman German Gorbuntsov, who has broken cover for the first time since the attack
22 May 2014 07:40 PM
Chris Denning, one of the original line-up of DJs for the launch of Radio 1, will appear in court charged with a string of sex attacks on 22 boys over an 18-year period.
21 May 2014 07:55 PM
Home Secretary promises to 'impose change' in wake of Plebgate row, Stephen Lawrence inquiry and alleged cover-up of failings with the Hillsborough disaster
21 May 2014 07:51 PM
It began with a teenage gang member’s murder. Paul Peachey reveals the shocking trail of violence that ensued
19 May 2014 11:50 AM
"He said ‘good, I want to be the first person to introduce you to a tongue kiss’,” the unnamed woman alleged at the Old Bailey today
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo