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.
25 January 2013 04:50 PM
As the comical internet meme makes a foray into the world of 'serious' art with an exhibition, The Independent's Tom Peck tests his funny bone - with disappointing results
Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis to return to Olympic Stadium as it hosts the British Athletics London Grand Prix
24 January 2013 12:44 PM
Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis will be back in the Olympic Stadium, on the anniversary of the Olympics Opening Ceremony, which is to host a Diamond League Athletics Grand Prix.
Keep on chewing: Tom Peck chews the khat with British-Somalis, as the Government’s official drugs advisory body rejects calls to ban the herbal stimulant
23 January 2013 06:02 PM
ACMD says there is not enough evidence to say khat is linked to ill-health, social problems or terror groups
22 January 2013 05:17 PM
As a cloud of foul-smelling gas wafts over from France, Tom Peck visits Redhill, south London to sniff out the local reaction to its latest unwelcome visitor
Prince Harry is a tabloid hero - and not just because they're going to plaster him across the front pages
21 January 2013 07:54 PM
As part of a deal with the media, Buckingham Palace has revealed he served in Afghanistan. Helpfully, they provided some quotes about his affection for The Sun
People of the same religious faith will help each other more, but religious people are no more unselfish than non-believers
21 January 2013 06:40 PM
Love thy neighbour, but only if he’s one of us, appears to be the message.
As Barack Obama is inaugurated again, shouldn't we Brits be feeling a little embarrassed by all this?
21 January 2013 05:24 PM
It is a huge public affirmation of everything Americans and citizens of democratic countries value above all else. It is utterly inspiring. How does a coronation compare?
20 January 2013 08:24 PM
Five-in-a-bed, 'nookie rooms' and midnight runs round medieval quads wearing little more than baby oil; the exploits of the country's current political elite in their undergraduate days at Oxford read more than a little bit like Brideshead Revisited. So it will come as no small embarrassment to them that it has all indeed been revisited.
15 January 2013 06:21 PM
Rafael Cervi said 'Everything that I built, everything that I dreamed of, was over in three hours'
15 January 2013 09:31 AM
Her piece had been written. It's been approved. It's been published. It has rolled off the printing presses several hundred thousand times over. Why 'withdraw' it?
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