Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
03 September 2014 06:19 PM
A team of medical experts were jailed today for billing the NHS for more than £430,000 of work while they were moonlighting at seven other hospitals.
02 September 2014 08:24 PM
Family set to be reunited as David Cameron calls for ‘outbreak of common sense’
02 September 2014 07:31 PM
Bad communication has created a situation that benefits no-one
Ashya King: Parents of ill boy held by Spanish courts for 72 hours as they fight extradition warrant
01 September 2014 07:35 PM
The parents of a gravely ill child will be held for up to three days in Spanish custody while a judge decides whether to grant bail, as they fight extradition over suspected neglect for spiriting their five-year-old son, Ashya, away from a British hospital.
01 September 2014 06:48 PM
Text messages released by Scotland Yard have revealed the level of police animosity against the former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell before he quit over the Plebgate saga following clashes that dated back years.
29 August 2014 07:02 PM
Batteries exhausted on feeding system for boy who has brain tumour and whose family is believed to have taken him to Spain
29 August 2014 06:02 PM
The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire police, David Crompton, apologised to the victims of child-sex exploitation in Rotherham and said officers could still be held accountable for the failures in bringing abusers to justice.
28 August 2014 06:36 PM
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal has been accused by inspectors of a cultural disregard for victims of crime with officers actively trying to disprove allegations of some of the most vulnerable.
26 August 2014 10:14 PM
The child victim had been repeatedly raped before she found the courage to report her story to the police. She had tried to escape, but the perpetrators had broken her brother’s legs and smashed the windows of her parent’s home as a warning.
Rotherham child abuse report: 1,400 children subjected to 'appalling' sexual exploitation over 16-years
26 August 2014 03:03 PM
Children were subjected to rape, trafficked to other cities and beaten, report published today finds
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute