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    1. November 20, 2014

      Terror suspects face enforced relocation after Lib Dem climbdown

      The home secretary will be allowed to move terror suspects away from where they live, after the Liberal Democrats dropped...

    2. November 17, 2014

      UK anti-slavery watchdog tells business to clean up supply chains

      Britain’s first anti-slavery commissioner is threatening to expose companies that fail to take steps to eradicate forced...

    1. David Allen Green

      November 14, 2014

      Evidence emerges on UK state surveillance of legally privileged material

        © Ian Waldie/Getty Images A couple of months ago I raised the issue of whether police in the UK were using the Regulation...

    2. October 27, 2014

      Police to review security after man runs into David Cameron

      The Metropolitan Police will carry out an inquiry into how a 28-year-old man managed to run into David Cameron without being...

    3. David Allen Green

      September 5, 2014

      Are the UK police using RIPA to get around legal privilege?

        © Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The news that the UK’s Metropolitan Police had obtained the “telecommunications data” of a...

    4. David Allen Green

      September 3, 2014

      RIPA requests, Plebgate, and journalistic sources

      The UK’s Metropolitan Police obtained the “telecommunications data” of the political editor of the Sun. They did this...

    5. September 2, 2014

      Scotland Yard building put up for sale at £250m

      New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, will be put up for sale on Tuesday at a guide price of...

    6. David Allen Green

      August 21, 2014

      Is viewing a video a criminal offence under terrorism law?

      Yesterday, in response to the sharing on the internet of horrific and sickening footage of the apparent execution of...

    7. July 30, 2014

      Two ex-News of the World journalists face phone hacking charges

      Two former News of the World journalists are to face fresh phone hacking charges, less than a month after the defunct...

    8. July 18, 2014

      Lords’ anguish revealed in euthanasia debate

      Peers shared wrenching personal stories of suffering and loss on Friday as they debated whether “right to die” legislation...

    9. July 4, 2014

      David Cameron orders probe into lost child sex file

      David Cameron has instructed the most senior civil servant in the Home Office to investigate what happened to a dossier...

    10. June 27, 2014

      Fake letters scandal spreads to Student Loans Company

      Graduates falling behind on debt repayments were sent threatening letters from what appears to be an independent debt...

    11. June 23, 2014

      Violent images shake communities’ ‘complacency’, say police

      Images of violence in Syria and Iraq are helping to persuade families and friends of potential jihadis to raise the alarm...

    12. May 8, 2014

      London’s Met should be stripped of antiterror role, say MPs

      London’s Metropolitan Police should be stripped of its responsibility for fighting terrorism in the UK, MPs will recommend...

    13. May 7, 2014

      The Bank of England must curb its institutional dovishness

      Andy Haldane is a master of lateral thinking. When he was in charge of financial stability at the Bank of England, he looked...

    14. May 1, 2014

      Police watchdog expresses ‘serious concern’ over crime statistics

      The police watchdog has expressed “serious concerns” about the quality of crime data gathered by UK forces, after it found...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      March 13, 2014

      Fog over London

      Metropolitan Police/Reuters The Canary Wharf financial district emerges from Thursday’s morning fog , with central London in...

    16. March 9, 2014

      The police are stretched, mistrusted and in need of reform

      Policing scandals have been rolling in like winter storms – destructive and seemingly never-ending. The wrongdoing revealed...

    17. March 6, 2014

      Stephen Lawrence: Theresa May orders inquiry into police spies

      Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry into the activities of undercover police during the investigation into the 1993...

    18. February 21, 2014

      Senior City police detective decamps to private sector

      The City of London’s senior investigator is joining the exodus of police officers to the growing private security sector....

    19. February 7, 2014

      Metropolitan Police to trial using iPads in fight against crime

      For more than a century, patrolling constables have used a humble police notebook to record incidents from Saturday night...

    20. January 30, 2014

      London politicians wary over water cannon plan

      Boris Johnson has faced pressure in the London Assembly over Scotland Yard’s plan to bring water cannon on to the capital’s...

    21. January 28, 2014

      Water cannon plan wins Met police backing

      Buildings set ablaze during the August 2011 riots might have been saved if police had been equipped with water cannon, a...

    22. January 21, 2014

      Three charged for “yid” football chant at Spurs matches

      Police have charged three men for using the word “yid", a derogatory term for Jew, at football matches involving Tottenham...

    23. January 9, 2014

      London police chief moves to defuse tension after Duggan verdict

      London’s top police officer met community representatives on Thursday in an attempt to defuse tension after an inquest ruled...

    24. December 12, 2013

      Copper theft leaves Londoners without broadband service

      Tens of thousands of homes in London were left without broadband access after thieves lifted a manhole cover and stole a...

    25. December 9, 2013

      Former banker sentenced over Nigerian money laundering

      A London court has sentenced a former Goldman Sachs banker to four and-a-half years in prison for helping a Nigerian...

    26. December 2, 2013

      Met looks into Serious Fraud Office payments

      The Metropolitan Police is looking into nearly £1m of secret severance payments signed off by the former head of the Serious...

    27. November 14, 2013

      Met police put £500m of services out to tender

      London’s police force is putting £500m a year of its core services out to competitive tender, in a move that could see 4,000...

    28. November 13, 2013

      Spy found in bag ‘probably’ died alone

      The bizarre case of a British spy who was found dead in a padlocked bag looks set to remain a mystery, after police said...

    29. September 13, 2013

      Cyber raiders foiled in attempt to steal millions from Santander

      Santander was the target of an “audacious” multimillion-pound cyber attack that was foiled after the police arrested a dozen...

    30. September 12, 2013

      Police probe alleged Sunday Mirror hacking

      Police are investigating whether Mirror Group Newspapers is criminally liable for alleged phone hacking by previous...

    31. September 3, 2013

      Crime-fighting agency given deadline to name secret City list

      The UK’s organised crime-fighting agency has been hit with an ultimatum to publish a secret list of over 100 City companies...

    32. September 3, 2013

      Privacy watchdog scrutinises use of rogue private detectives

      The Information Commissioner’s Office is looking into whether companies and individuals broke the law by using private...

    33. August 26, 2013

      British police and a summer of scandal

      For almost 200 years, the guiding principle of British policing has been that its legitimacy derives from public trust and...

    34. August 18, 2013

      Phone hacking probe focus turns to News UK

      News UK is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police over allegations of phone hacking and illegal payments to public...

    35. August 2, 2013

      City fears exposure in hacking list

      A battle over whether to publish a list of 102 companies and individuals who hired convicted private eyes has pitted the...

    36. July 31, 2013

      Nick Clegg backs move to name ‘blue-chip hackers’

      Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister, has backed calls for the publication of a list of companies – including law firms and...

    37. July 30, 2013

      Law firms are biggest users of rogue private detectives

      Law firms are by far the biggest users of four rogue private investigators, the home affairs select committee has revealed,...

    38. July 18, 2013

      Rupert Murdoch complains to MPs over ‘excessive’ hacking inquiry

      Rupert Murdoch has complained to MPs about the protracted and “excessive” police investigation into phone hacking and other...

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