Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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The police have been criticised in a raid on the luxury home of Sir Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard sexual assault claims: South Yorkshire Police house raid 'inept' say MPs

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

Fiona Woolf says her links with Lord and Lady Brittan do not amount to a ‘close association’

Child abuse investigation: PM confident inquiry chair Fiona Woolf will act 'with integrity' despite connection to former minister under scrutiny

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?

Arnis Zalkalns was allowed into the country despite having murdered his wife in Latvia

Britain's 'failure to deport foreign criminals' has cost £70m

Arnis Zalkans, prime suspect in Alice Gross murder, was allowed into the country despite having murdered his wife in Latvia

The NCA is examining potential lines of inquiry around alleged corruption linked to the first bungled Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry

National Crime Agency says system realistically can't prosecute all 50,000 child sex offenders

The number of paedophiles in the country have grown to a level that police can only target the most dangerous abusers

New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police

Scotland Yard investigates new claims against diplomatic protection officers

Carol Howard was awarded £37,000 by a tribunal over her discrimination claim against the elite unit

Jon Venables (pictured aged 10 in 1993) was given a new identity after being released from prison

Prison officer Scott Chapman sold information on Bulger killer to newspapers, court told

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.

Police go over a section of wasteland near the river Brent in west London during the search for Alice Gross

Alice Gross search: How technology is transforming police operations to find missing people

Police search teams have come in for more criticism. Paul Peachey looks at the specialists and the tasks they face

Professional poker player Phil Ivey lost his High Court case against the owners of London's Crockfords Club

Poker star Phil Ivey loses his High Court bid for £7.7m winnings

The "Tiger Woods of poker" had used card flaws to win fortune

Bijan Ebrahimi died having been beaten and set on fire days after being branded a paedophile

CPS told of police role in vigilante murder of Bijan Ebrahimi

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.

14-year-old Alice Gross

Alice Gross murder: Police search area where body believed to be that of suspect Arnis Zalkalns was found

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.

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