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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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Ray Wilkins is the surprise choice as the new Jordan manager
George North

George North interview: Northampton Saints and Wales winger ready to impose his will on all

Although only 22, the Wales and Northampton winger is determined to stand taller than ever this season and take on more responsibility for club and country, he tells Tom Peck

Owen Farrell, the Saracens and England fly-half, is regaining fitness and relishing the new season

Owen Farrell ready to exorcise the ghosts of a testing summer

Losing two finals in eight days followed by heartache in New Zealand has not dimmed his desire to be England’s No 10, he tells Tom Peck

Phil Mickelson

Tom Peck: Time for corporate hilarity to play a central role in sport

VIP dining on the golf green is surely the next sensible step

Michel Platini has ruled out opposing Sepp Blatter for Fifa’s top job

Tom Peck: Michel Platini bides his time as Sepp Blatter reigns supreme as Fifa president

Frenchman will not stand against his rival in race to be the head of football's global body

Cosmin Moti celebrates his match-winning efforts on Wednesday night

PFL Ludogorets Razgrad vs Steaua Bucharest: Cosmin Moti’s late penalty heroics delight little Ludogorets

Defender stands in after goalkeeper is dismissed and saves two spot-kicks... after opening the scoring in the shootout

Harry Kane settles Spurs' nerves with their first goal against AEL Limassol

Tottenham Hotspur vs AEL Limassol Europa League match report: Harry Kane proves Spurs’ perfect citizen

Tottenham Hotspur 3 AEL Limassol 0 (Tottenham win 5-1 on aggregate)

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock at the high court in Pretoria

Televised trials a good idea? Did you see the Pistorius trial, your honour?

Often during the trial, justice for the victim felt like an afterthought

Romelu Lukaku fires in Everton’s second goal at Goodison Park last season as Arsenal fell to a 3-0 defeat

Arsenal vs Everton match preview: Arsenal have ghos ts of the pas t to lay at Goodison Park

Question marks hang over Wenger’s defence as they visit an Everton side exhibiting signs of a growing ambition

Gary Lineker, Ruud Gullit and Alan Shearer on Match of the Day
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Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
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His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

The Imitation Game, film review
England and Roy Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption in Basel

England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Pictures removed from public view as courts decide ownership
‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

Donatella Versace at New York Fashion Week