Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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Bijan Ebrahimi was killed after being wrongly accused of paedophilia in July 2013

Bijan Ebrahimi death: 16 police staff face charges

Ebrahimi was killed by a drunken vigilante

By 2016 every police officer will go on patrol with a hand-held device which give details of suspects’ histories

Plans for a more high-tech police force come under fire over funding

Police leaders and MPs question how changes will be funded in the face of big cuts

Anti-slavery activists demonstrated in London against trafficking last month

Weekend trafficking: Gangs now flying shoplifters into Britain and back on budget airlines

UK-based gang leaders are marshalling groups of up to 20 eastern Europeans

Huw ‘Badger’ Norfolk: Detectives put £10,000 bounty on anarchist

Bristol police said they had evidence linking Mr Norfolk to two vandalism cases

The 54yr old will leave the police service after 31 years with Scotland Yard

Cressida Dick bows out as the top woman officer in police ranks for Foreign Office job

Ms Dick was cleared of blame over killing of Jean Charles de Menezes

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

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‘We won’t stop until Syria is back to normal’

Near the front lines with Islamist-controlled towns where Assad’s troops were besieged just last month, Robert Fisk meets a commander confidently preparing his soldiers for battle
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The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation...

... and how it may undermine Hillary's chances in 2016
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Extra-virgin, cold-press, early-harvest, ultra-premium: 12 best olive oils

Choosing an olive oil is a surprising minefield. Save yourself the hassle with our handy guide
Sepp Blatter resignation: The beginning of Fifa's long road to reform?

Does Blatter's departure mean Fifa will automatically clean up its act?

Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
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The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
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Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
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Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

These are the macs to keep your denim dry and your hair frizz-free(ish)
Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

Wiggins worried

Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
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Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
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Big knickers are back