Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent
31 October 2014 06:09 PM
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.
31 October 2014 04:21 PM
Kingpin lived lavish life until he was caught in Morocco last year
30 October 2014 07:57 PM
The head of the Government’s child abuse inquiry was under new pressure to quit tonight, after being accused of playing down her links with Lord Brittan in a letter disclosing their contacts – which was re-drafted seven times with the help of the Home Office.
28 October 2014 07:02 PM
Abubaker Deghayes, the father, said, ‘All I know is that Jaffar was killed fighting Assad’
27 October 2014 06:22 PM
Magazine found just weeks before he was due to be released
27 October 2014 06:19 PM
Animal rights campaigners accused of intimidation for seeking to target researchers
26 October 2014 09:32 PM
Sotheby’s accused of misattributing Caravaggio work to one of his followers
Six months on bail – for being sent spoof video of a ‘tiger’ having sex, that was really a man in a tiger suit
26 October 2014 08:39 PM
Andrew Holland, 51, suffered a heart attack, received hate mail and was targeted by vigilantes
24 October 2014 06:39 PM
An expert has made a 3D mock-up based on CCTV pictures
23 October 2014 06:55 PM
In a highly critical report by the Home Affairs Select Committee, South Yorkshire Police is rebuked for telling reporter about the timing of the raid
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories