Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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An MP believes that the system will be unable to cope with the numbers of historic child abuse victims coming forward

State cannot handle ‘thousands’ of child abuse cases, MP warns

'Many of those people came forward in the past and weren’t listened to or weren’t believed'

International charity aid arrives at a refugee camp for Syrians in Lebanon

Charities suffer as banks seek to avoid funding terrorists

Calls for new 'kitemark' for organisations which do most to avoid donations being diverted to armed groups

Harshaka Fernando's family does not believe the official version of events

Maritime murders? Justice for the 2,000 sailors who go missing each year

Some jump ship for a new life in a foreign land, while hundreds more are believed to commit suicide – but a small proportion are killed during suspected inter-crew disputes

Plane ticket records suggest that the gangs are block-booking seats on budget flights to bring over Eastern Europeans and then sending them back again within a few days

New generation of budget-flight criminals roving Europe on ‘burglary blitzes’

The director of Europol said that 'old-fashioned crime' is being committed by 'highly mobile criminal groups' across Europe

National police forces are struggling to keep pace with organised gangs of talented computer programmers

Director of Europol: ‘Top computer graduates are being lured into cybercrime’

Rob Wainwright believes most cyber-gangs are based in Eastern Europe

Top row, left to right,Aziz Miah, Kirush Nanthajimar, bottom row left to right, Asif Kumbay and Vabeesan Sivarajah lost an appeal against their conviction in 2009. They had all denied murdering Prabaskaran Kannan, and accused each other of doing it

Three men convicted of murder under joint enterprise law gain right to appeal after fourth man's confession

Exclusive: Admission means there is a 'real possibility' the Court of Appeal will consider the convictions unsafe

Charles Napier has been sentenced to 13 years

Tory MP's half-brother Charles Napier sentenced to 13 years over 'prolific' child sex abuse

The 67-year-old former teacher admitted to sexually abusing 23 boys

Government 'could have broken UN rules' on the treatment of lawyers in Iraq inquiry

Defence Secretary criticised lawyers in Parliament

Sarah Koenig, creator of popular podcast Serial, which is to be broadcast by the BBC

Serial, radio review: Series ends and justice turns out to be deaf

The secret to the programme's success is that it allows its audience to play armchair detective

Dolphin Square estate in London

Child abuse victim claims he witnessed former Tory MP strangle a boy at 1970s VIP paedophile party

Man claims to have seen three killings during his abused childhood

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