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.
Tom Peck: As technology powers on, will a Google-Glassed future see players tweeting while fouling and fans creating their own virtual reality?
18 April 2014 08:22 PM
Has Atletico Madrid coach German Burgos seen the future? Certainly, his appearance in the dugout at Getafe earlier this week sporting a pair of Google Glass “wearable computer” spectacles has caught much attention.
Oscar Pistorius trial: The case against Oscar Pistorius – and why the prosecution claims his story doesn't add up
17 April 2014 01:16 PM
As the Oscar Pistorius murder trial begins an adjournment until 5 May, we look at the key evidence presented by Pistorius and the prosecution so far – and how the different versions of events don't add up.
15 April 2014 11:35 AM
Prosecution ends cross-examination signalling athlete armed himself with 'the sole purpose' of shooting and killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
15 April 2014 12:00 AM
It was the most damning day yet of cross-examination in the Pistorius trial as the prosecutor landed a series of blows on the defendant. Little wonder the Paralympian’s lawyer was showing the strain
10 April 2014 06:22 PM
There was a time, a few weeks ago, when Pistorius trial devotees spoke of the contrast between its two lead advocates, the fearsome, snarling Barry Roux, and the patient, kind avuncular Gerrie Nel, with his ‘as the court pleases’ catch phrase and his penchant for an ‘early tea’.
Oscar Pistorius trial: The most harrowing day so far as athlete breaks down in the witness box describing the night Reeva Steenkamp died
08 April 2014 05:20 PM
Trial adjourned as court rules accused is in no state to continue
08 April 2014 07:14 AM
A tearful, stuttering and seemingly grief-stricken Oscar Pistorius began his testimony on Monday by apologising to the Steenkamp family
23 March 2014 12:00 AM
The athlete may take the stand to explain inconsistencies in his account of his girlfriend's death
Oscar Pistorius week 3: Athlete 'broke all the rules' the night he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead
21 March 2014 11:00 AM
“Know your target and what lies behind,” read Oscar Pistorius’s handwriting on his Firearms Competency Certificate, which was shown to the court at the start of the third week of his murder trial.
21 March 2014 10:57 AM
Many of the world’s longest standing crime reporters sit in the public gallery at the North Gauteng High Court.
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Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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