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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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Syria civil war: Meet the military commander who says his soldiers will not rest until every inch of their war torn country is free of Islamist 'terrorists'

‘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
The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation may undermine Hillary's chances

The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation...

... and how it may undermine Hillary's chances in 2016
12 best olive oils

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
Rafa Benitez Real Madrid unveiling: New manager full of emotion at Bernabeu homecoming

Benitez full of emotion at Bernabeu homecoming

There were tears in the former Liverpool manager’s eyes as he was unveiled as Real Madrid coach. But the Spaniard knows he must make tough decisions if he is to succeed
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
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

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
Beating obesity: The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters

Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
9 best women's festival waterproofs

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
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

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?