Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
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.
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
03 October 2014 06:49 PM
Police in London and elsewhere have been offering mediation services to help criminal gangs sort out their disputes without recourse to killing. It’s a controversial approach – but, reports Paul Peachey, the initiative has so far proved startlingly successful
02 October 2014 07:43 PM
A woman who became obsessed with the television drama Breaking Bad has been cleared of trying to kill her mother by slipping deadly poison bought over the internet into her Diet Coke.
02 October 2014 06:14 PM
Professional player Phil Ivey hid the fact that he had adopted a system that tipped the odds in his favour
30 September 2014 11:47 PM
Martin Goldberg was found dead the day after Essex police spoke to him at his home
30 September 2014 12:00 AM
Symbolic tattoos assert ownership over 'assets' that can be sold for thousands of pounds
29 September 2014 07:57 PM
Groups 'outsourcing specialist operations to highly skilled freelance cybercriminals'
25 September 2014 08:58 AM
Arrests come as details emerge of Brighton teenager killed in US air strikes in Syria
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party