Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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Fears over legal aid cuts reduce sense of justice

Huhne speeding fine saga raises difficult questions about the cost of justice and who has the power to pay for it

3.7 million Crimes recorded in England and Wales last year
Flowers are left outside Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds, after much loved teacher Ann Maguire, 61, was stabbed to death yesterday in front of her pupils.
Anne Maguire was stabbed to death at Corpus Christi Catholic College (PA)
Colston-Hayter was a friend of Paul Staines, better known as blogger Guido Fawkes

‘King of Acid’ rave pioneer given five-year sentence for £1.25m bank cyber-fraud scheme

Tony Colston-Hayter’s life took a ‘wrong turn’, court hears, as drug addiction took over

The statistics released today confirmed longer-term trends – including the decline in homicides, with 551 recorded in the year to 2013, nine fewer than in the previous 12 months

Are Britain's streets really the safest they’ve been for 30 years?

Ministers have welcomed a survey showing a 15 per cent drop in crime, but can the figures be trusted?

The scene of the fire at the house in Wood Hill, Leicester

Mother and three children mistakenly killed in revenge arson attack, court hears

A mother and three children were killed when their home was mistakenly targeted in a reprisal attack for the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach seven hours earlier, a court has heard.

Madeleine McCann investigation: Police looking at further cases of sexual assault on British girls

Incidents occurred during home break-ins by a lone intruder in the Algarve

Drug-taking was rife and the cells were squalid in the Wolverhampton prison

Prisons watchdog labels ‘dangerous, filthy’ Brinsford Young Offenders Institution the worst it's ever seen

Staff were overwhelmed by the scale of problems at jail

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London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
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Despite PR disaster of free U2 album
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Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
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Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
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Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
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