Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
25 August 2013 12:00 AM
A decade ago, it seemed the world was winning its war on the illegal international trade in wild animals. In the past five years, however, a sudden revival of poaching, driven by fanciful beliefs in pseudo-cancer cures and a rise in rapacious ostentation in Asian markets, has put many of our most endangered species on the brink once more…
15 August 2013 05:01 PM
The feeble rebukes of Western leaders confirm many Muslims' worst suspicions
12 August 2013 07:01 PM
The gay and lesbian community is often too afraid to report rights violations
Ahead of the game: Patient, obsessive, able to trail a fox for 76 hours...welcome to the life of the modern gamekeeper
11 August 2013 12:00 AM
Tomorrow, the Glorious Twelfth, signals the start of the hunting season – but time on the glen is a year-round occupation for gamekeeper Mark Brown, who gave photographer Will Clarkson an insight into a life of constant vigilance. Warning: graphic content
02 August 2013 06:54 PM
Comparisons to the Kennedys and the Bushes are exaggerated, but if Silvio Berlusconi’s criminal conviction makes it politically impossible for him to continue at the head of his party after the summer, there is a strong chance that another Berlusconi will take his place – Marina Berlusconi, his eldest daughter, who at present heads both Fininvest, his financial holding company, and Mondadori, Italy’s biggest book publisher, acquired by her father in controversial circumstances.
01 August 2013 05:38 PM
The embarrassment and humiliation have in fact been known for years. But only now do we see how carefully Washington kept its supposedly close ally in the dark
We're all in this together: How Leicester became a model of multiculturalism (even if that was never the plan…)
28 July 2013 12:00 AM
'The original idea was that they would stay two or three years, make enough money to buy a tractor, then go home. But they got into the rhythm of life here'
25 July 2013 06:04 PM
So many flowers of hubris and ambition are entwined in this story of China's communist aristocracy that it is hard to know what moral to draw from it
22 July 2013 07:29 PM
The anti-Muslim campaigner blames ‘extremists’ as tensions mount
18 July 2013 06:57 PM
The message is simple: everything Malala has learned is wrong
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
White people become less racist just by moving to more diverse areas, study finds
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
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