Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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The Fifa president Sepp Blatter in the Philippines; he is alleged to have met Roman Abramovich privately

2018 World Cup bid: Ex-MI6 officers 'found corruption' while spying on Russia during battle to host tournament

Commons committee publishes dossier containing allegations of bribery against Russian officials, including gift of a Picasso

Manjit Sangha, sister of Surjit Singh Chhokar (pictured), hailed it as an ‘important decision’

Surjit Singh Chhokar murder: Mechanic will face second trial over 1998 stabbing of Sikh

Manjit Sangha, sister of Surjit Singh Chhokar, hailed it as an ‘important decision’

Andrew Mitchell departs from the High Court after losing his 'plebgate' case in London

Plebgate: Andrew Mitchell’s reputation in tatters as judge rules he used the word ‘pleb’

Disgraced former Chief Whip 'bitterly disappointed' and left facing legal bill of more than £2m for failed libel case

Gangs are maintaining close surveillance of victims with live camera monitoring, according to Europol

Criminal gangs monitoring enslaved sex workers via webcam with 'impunity'

Pimps are able to remotely watch trafficked women

The Home Secretary outlined plans for a new law that threatened schools and universities with legal action if they failed to address child radicalisation or ban extremists from preaching on campus

Anti-terror Bill: Teresa May criticised for producing ‘a chilling recipe for injustice’

Bill includes measures to compel schools to prevent radicalisation and prevent jihadists from returning to UK

Home Secretary Theresa May said the investigation ‘confirmed her concern’

Government wins power to intervene in schools and colleges to prevent radicalisation

Home Secretary introduces urgent new measures to prevent spread of terror

Henry Mahinay, who lost part of a finger at sea

Police investigate claims of slavery in UK fishing fleet

Exclusive: Foreign workers are vulnerable to exploitation in a business out of reach of any inspection regime
Sasha Wass QC, has been brought into to head an investigation into an alleged cover-up

Sasha Wass QC, prosecutor in Rolf Harris trial, to lead island sex abuse inquiry

Sasha Wass QC, has been brought into to head an investigation into an alleged cover-up on St Helena and Ascension

The former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell leaves the High Court with his wife, Sharon

Plebgate trial sifts fiction from fact: 'PC Plod is the Toyland constable, is he not?'

Two years after that Downing Street encounter, Andrew Mitchell brings libel case against 'The Sun' to the High Court

Edward Snowden’s leaks upset the balance on data sharing

Green Notice: Interpol's paedophile tracking system 'compromised by privacy concerns' following Edward Snowden spying revelations

Suspicions of government 'snooping' mean countries are unwilling to hold and disseminate information on child abusers

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People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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Smash hit go under the hammer

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A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
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