Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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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

Liam Lyburd, 18, arrives at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court

Liam Lyburd arrest: Teenager accused of planning gun and bomb attack on college

Fifty people were moved from their homes

The alleged homepage to Silk Road 2.0, the successor website to Silk Road

Silk Road: British police to arrest dealers after FBI sting on internet drugs baron

The man who seized the title of world’s biggest online drugs baron has been arrested in the US in the second police undercover sting in 13 months targeting the notorious Silk Road underworld marketplace.

The thieves stole rhino horns and millions of pounds worth of precious artifacts

The 'Rathkeale Rovers': 13 men charged with stealing rhino horns and museum antiquities

Men accused of string of organised robberies

Law student Erol Incedal, centre, claims he was plotting a robbery and not terror attack

Terror suspect friends with Abu Hamza’s sons

Law student Erol Incedal claims he was plotting a robbery and not terror attack

The plans have been announced by the Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling

Cautions replaced by new police powers to levy fines

Police will be given extra powers to fine people for the most minor offences, under Government plans to scrap the system of police cautions in England and Wales.

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Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
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Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
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It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
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Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before
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'Queer saint' who bankrolled artworld giants

British culture owes a huge debt to Peter Watson, says Michael Prodger
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Pushkin Prizes brings countries together

Ten Scottish schoolchildren and their Russian peers attended a creative writing workshop in the Highlands this week
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