Tom Peck

Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.

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Jacob Rees-Mogg in Temple Cloud, with wife Helena and son Anselm providing support

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Joining the ultimate Tory Boy as he knocks on doors in North Somerset

Tom Peck joins the Old Etonian who seems perfectly in his element as he campaigns on his home patch in North Somerset

Liverpool’s players and directors show the likes of Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish a more benign form of balloon fun at their 1936 Christmas party

My Hippie Crack Shame - the legal height of scandal in these strange days

I went a bit light-headed for all of around 10 seconds

James Morrison celebrates putting West Brom ahead early

Crystal Palace vs West Brom match report: James Morrison and Craig Gardner crown Tony Pulis king on Selhurst return

Crystal Palace 0 West Brom 2: Pulis left Palace at the start of the season but returned to haunt his former club

Fifa president Sepp Blatter

If Sepp Blatter really is Jesus he wouldn’t have to be re-elected every four years

TOM PECK: Sepp Blatter, lord of all he surveys at Fifa but hardly the Light of the World

Bradford City FC chairman Stafford Heginbotham (left) with Mr Justice Popplewell, in front of the stand which was burnt at Bradford’s Valley Parade ground in 1985

Bradford City stadium fire: Claims the disaster was started deliberately 'nonsense', according to High Court judge

Tom Peck analyses the many questions raised by the sensational new evidence

Crowds on the pitch at Valley Parade stadium after the stand caught fire on 11 May 1985. The disaster killed 56 supporters

Valley Parade disaster: Survivor of Bradford City fire Martin Fletcher casts suspicion on chairman in new book

Businessman Stafford Heginbotham was facing financial difficulties – and had received payouts for previous blazes

New accolades may await John Terry

Tom Peck: And the prize for the sporting personality we all hate the most goes to...

COLUMN: JT, we think, could handle the ignominy. He's certainly had worse

It's time to rebuild Manchester City's ageing side - if Uefa allows

Manager Manuel Pellegrini has asked to be judged on what happens when Uefa's constraints are lifted

Manchester City have a chance to rebuild as shackles of FFP are relaxed

COMMENT: Thinks are not as gloomy as they seem at the Etihad

Jason Puncheon celebrates scoring for Palace while Manuel Pellegrini holds his head

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City match report: Glenn Murray and Jason Puncheon deliver terminal blow to City's title chances

The last time this corner of Croydon went this crazy, Luis Suarez was down on his haunches, crying in the centre circle, hiding his face below his shirt

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How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
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Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
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Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
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The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
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Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
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Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
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The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence