Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
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.
05 August 2014 06:35 PM
The Church of England faces fresh scrutiny over its handling of historic child abuse after the outgoing Bishop of Gloucester was placed at the centre of a police inquiry over allegations of indecent assault on a child more than 30 years ago.
04 August 2014 06:46 PM
Trial hears unusual defence of woman accused of sending cash to husband fighting in Syria
31 July 2014 07:32 PM
Met revealed firearms officer had been arrested after she won case at employment tribunal
30 July 2014 07:45 PM
Fatal shootings by police are rare; prosecutions of officers rarer still – and convictions are non-existent. The only two cases where on-duty police officers have stood trial in the last 20 years for murder by shooting have resulted in not guilty verdicts.
30 July 2014 07:44 PM
A decorated former Scotland Yard marksman involved in a botched armed operation against a drugs gang was charged yesterday with murdering one of the suspects.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster