Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
21 August 2014 06:42 PM
A Romanian gang have been jailed for stealing the bank card details of more than 60,000 people using an array of sophisticated spying and skimming gadgets seized during a series of police raids at their homes.
19 August 2014 06:16 PM
Justice Minister claims increase in inmates is only due to ‘Savile effect’
19 August 2014 12:00 AM
More than 70 have retired, resigned or been sacked over the past five years
17 August 2014 10:00 PM
BBC has been heavily criticised over how it broke the story
Tilbury dock deaths: Grim new low for people smugglers, with a year-old child among 35 Afghan Sikhs held in container
17 August 2014 08:42 PM
Essex police trying to discover how long they had been in almost airless shipping container and its route to Britain
16 August 2014 07:00 PM
Private cases offer justice for those who can afford it
Sir Cliff Richard: Police to interview pop star who says child sex offence allegations are 'completely false'
14 August 2014 07:06 PM
Singer on holiday in Portugal alleged to have assaulted a boy at an event in 1985
14 August 2014 05:50 PM
One of Britain’s most senior police officers has repeatedly rebuffed attempts by former service colleagues to use their contacts to push for contracts on behalf of their new private sector employers.
11 August 2014 06:21 PM
Terry Adams pleaded poverty but lifestyle included opera, spas and top restaurants
Habib Ullah: Family outcry as CPS declines to charge police officers linked to stop-and-search death
08 August 2014 04:49 PM
The family of a man who died after being forced to the ground during a routine stop-and-search by police six years ago has reacted furiously after learning that nobody would be charged over his death and an alleged subsequent cover-up.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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