Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
01 May 2014 10:56 PM
Huhne speeding fine saga raises difficult questions about the cost of justice and who has the power to pay for it
01 May 2014 12:03 AM
29 April 2014 08:02 PM
Ann Maguire: Pupil, 15, 'held grudge' against teacher stabbed to death at Leeds school after she handed him a detention
29 April 2014 12:01 PM
Much-loved teacher was just months away from retiring
24 April 2014 06:43 PM
Tony Colston-Hayter’s life took a ‘wrong turn’, court hears, as drug addiction took over
24 April 2014 06:05 PM
Ministers have welcomed a survey showing a 15 per cent drop in crime, but can the figures be trusted?
23 April 2014 06:31 PM
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.
23 April 2014 04:53 PM
23 April 2014 12:22 PM
Incidents occurred during home break-ins by a lone intruder in the Algarve
Prisons watchdog labels ‘dangerous, filthy’ Brinsford Young Offenders Institution the worst it's ever seen
23 April 2014 12:29 AM
Staff were overwhelmed by the scale of problems at jail
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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