Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
14 October 2014 07:09 PM
A prison officer made tens of thousands of pounds selling information about one of the killers of James Bulger to an array of tabloid newspapers, a court has heard.
12 October 2014 11:37 PM
Police search teams have come in for more criticism. Paul Peachey looks at the specialists and the tasks they face
08 October 2014 06:56 PM
The "Tiger Woods of poker" had used card flaws to win fortune
07 October 2014 06:36 PM
Six police officers and staff could face criminal charges over an incident where a man was murdered by a vigilante after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile.
Alice Gross murder: Police search area where body believed to be that of suspect Arnis Zalkalns was found
05 October 2014 09:40 PM
Police search teams were on Sunday night scouring the park close to woodland where a body was found during the hunt for the prime suspect for the murder of Alice Gross.
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
03 October 2014 06:49 PM
Police in London and elsewhere have been offering mediation services to help criminal gangs sort out their disputes without recourse to killing. It’s a controversial approach – but, reports Paul Peachey, the initiative has so far proved startlingly successful
02 October 2014 07:43 PM
A woman who became obsessed with the television drama Breaking Bad has been cleared of trying to kill her mother by slipping deadly poison bought over the internet into her Diet Coke.
02 October 2014 06:14 PM
Professional player Phil Ivey hid the fact that he had adopted a system that tipped the odds in his favour
30 September 2014 11:47 PM
Martin Goldberg was found dead the day after Essex police spoke to him at his home
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet