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.
Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness says that she heard 'bloodcurdling screams' followed by four shots as athlete pleads not guilty to murdering Reeva Steenkamp
03 March 2014 09:44 AM
Pistorius comes face-to-face with Steenkamp's mother for the first time since shooting
01 March 2014 07:19 PM
South African justice system will face trial by media
01 March 2014 12:00 AM
Cut into a steep slope of pine trees, beneath the spiky summits of the Caucasus Mountains, what looks like a frozen water slide bends and winds round little spectator concourses and hot-dog stands, where terrible Russian accordion bands belt out terrible, pop-infused folk songs.
27 February 2014 08:30 PM
The murder trial of the world's most famous disabled athlete begins in Pretoria next week
23 February 2014 05:20 PM
From gay rights to punk-rock protests, Russia’s Games have mystified and charmed viewers. Tom Peck looks back
Olympic curling medallist, bagpipe champion, kilt wearer: Is Eve Muirhead Alex Salmond’s secret weapon?
21 February 2014 06:27 PM
They don’t come more Scottish than Eve Muirhead – so who will get her referendum vote?
07 February 2014 08:13 PM
Organisers had promised an avant-gardist take on the Russian Revolution, and it did not disappoint
06 February 2014 07:07 PM
From the suicidal lunacy of the skeleton to hushed brushing of curling – not to mention the madness of slopestyle snowboarding – Tom Peck selects the best of the Games for the couch potato with ice in their veins
06 February 2014 12:27 PM
A convicted poacher admits killing more than 70 elephants using only a couple of spears. Tom Peck reports
16 December 2013 11:32 AM
Memoir of wartime torment with an uplifting ending
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 2 Exclusive: World’s most pristine waters are polluted by US Navy human waste
- 3 Nemanja Matic interview: My family were in tears when we left Lisbon
- 4 Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Jet ‘hijacking’ began soon after take-off
- 5 'Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane found in Bermuda Triangle!' Facebook links are profiting hackers