Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
22 October 2014 12:03 AM
Arnis Zalkans, prime suspect in Alice Gross murder, was allowed into the country despite having murdered his wife in Latvia
20 October 2014 05:09 PM
The number of paedophiles in the country have grown to a level that police can only target the most dangerous abusers
15 October 2014 05:59 PM
Carol Howard was awarded £37,000 by a tribunal over her discrimination claim against the elite unit
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
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Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
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Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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- 1 BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 3 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'