Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
23 October 2014 06:55 PM
In a highly critical report by the Home Affairs Select Committee, South Yorkshire Police is rebuked for telling reporter about the timing of the raid
Child abuse investigation: PM confident inquiry chair Fiona Woolf will act 'with integrity' despite connection to former minister under scrutiny
22 October 2014 08:53 AM
Lawyer Fiona Woolf has to investigate why Lord Brittan failed to act on a dossier of allegations about prominent people. But given she dined with him five times, lives on the same street, and sponsored his wife’s fun run, will she have the teeth to get to the truth?
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.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Bill Cosby: Isn’t it obvious why his accusers have stayed silent up until now?
- 4 Halle Berry takes ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry to court for allegedly trying to make daughter look less African-American
- 5 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film