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    1. April 26, 2016

      Hillsborough verdict raises questions about police trust

      Have Britain’s police chiefs truly reformed the way they deal with wrongdoing within their ranks? After today’s verdict...

    2. April 14, 2016

      From City desk to policing the streets

      Think of a professional changing the course of their career and one tends to conjure an office worker stifled by the...

    1. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      UK boosts visible police presence after Brussels attacks

      UK police chiefs say officers will “carry out highly visible patrols” in key locations, to reassure the public in light...

    2. March 21, 2016

      Met chief under pressure as abuse investigation collapses

      An investigation into alleged child sexual abuse by leading figures in public life was shut down on Monday after the...

    3. February 23, 2016

      Met chief defends investigation into high-profile public figures

      Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, has strongly defended an investigation into some...

    4. February 19, 2016

      ‘I put names to faces as a police super-recogniser’

      I’m part of the super-recogniser unit, based in room 901 at New Scotland Yard. The Metropolitan Police decided to...

    5. February 18, 2016

      Police fall short in crime prevention, says study

      Almost half of police forces in England and Wales — including London’s Metropolitan Police — need to improve their...

    6. January 14, 2016

      Met police increases number of armed officers by 600

      London’s Metropolitan Police is increasing its force of armed officers by 600 as the frequency of terrorist attacks...

    7. January 3, 2016

      To win the war on terror, forget the war on drugs

      The terms may no longer be politically correct but western governments continue to wage both a war on terror and a war...

    8. December 14, 2015

      City police chief says officers will stay unarmed

      Police officers will continue to patrol Britain’s financial capital unarmed despite the continued threat of a...

    9. December 10, 2015

      Sharp rise in UK terror-related arrests

      Terrorism-related arrests increased by a third in the year to September, with twice as many women being detained and a...

    10. December 6, 2015

      London train station stabbing leaves one injured, say police

      LONDON (Reuters) — A man wielding a knife slashed a man in an east London metro station on Saturday, reportedly...

    11. November 19, 2015

      Met censured for pursuing Leon Brittan investigation

      A committee of MPs has criticised the police for attempting to press ahead with an investigation into child abuse...

    12. November 19, 2015

      Libyan man arrested over 1984 Yvonne Fletcher killing

      A Libyan man in his 50s has been arrested in connection with the killing of Yvonne Fletcher 31 years ago after evidence...

    13. November 19, 2015

      Zac Goldsmith expects UK police cuts to be softened

      The government is likely to soften its plans to cut police spending in next week’s Spending Review, the Tory candidate...

    14. November 16, 2015

      Tory MPs urge May to resist pressure to cut police budgets

      Conservative MPs urged Theresa May, home secretary, to resist pressure from the Treasury to cut police budgets...

    15. November 4, 2015

      Teenager bailed after Talk Talk hacking arrest

      A fourth person has been released on bail after being arrested in connection with the hacking of telecoms operator...

    16. October 23, 2015

      TalkTalk cyber attack: what we know about the hack

      TalkTalk warned on Thursday night that it had been the victim of a “significant and sustained” cyber attack, telling...

    17. October 20, 2015

      Xi Jinping fans swamp protesters during Mall procession

      For one morning, a small patch of London turned a deep shade of red to greet the Chinese president as he rode down the...

    18. October 9, 2015

      Britain’s misjudged frenzy over sex abuse

      Ever since revelations emerged about long-running child sexual abuse by the entertainer Jimmy Savile, Britain has been...

    19. October 5, 2015

      Police say social media companies ‘undermining’ terror probes

      Scotland Yard has accused social media companies of “undermining” counterterror investigations by tipping off those...

    20. September 25, 2015

      As vigilance turns to hysteria, our institutions have let us all down

      When a moral panic erupts and due process breaks down, we know it as “mob rule” or “mob justice”. But scurrility can...

    21. September 22, 2015

      Met admits errors over allegations of Westminster paedophile ring

      Scotland Yard has admitted it was wrong to describe a witness’s claims about a Westminster-based paedophile ring as...

    22. August 14, 2015

      UK nightclubs wither in the glare of disapproval

      There are various theories for the decline of Britain’s nightclubs. Some people blame the recession, or the advent of...

    23. July 31, 2015

      Putin ‘personally ordered’ murder of London critic, inquiry told

      Russian president Vladimir Putin is a “tinpot despot” who personally ordered the murder of Kremlin critic Alexander...

    24. July 30, 2015

      Evidence points clearly to Litvinenko’s killers, inquiry told

      Scientific evidence “points unwaveringly” to the two main suspects as the killers of the Kremlin critic Alexander...

    25. July 26, 2015

      Lord Sewel quits over drugs scandal

      Lord Sewel, the peer in charge of enforcing standards in the upper house, has quit after a tabloid newspaper published...

    26. July 20, 2015

      Tribunal hears police snooping case

      The Metropolitan Police is facing the first legal challenge of its kind, by journalists who say their human rights were...

    27. July 15, 2015

      Theresa May rejects police request to allow water cannon

      Theresa May has refused to authorise the use of water cannon on the UK mainland, in a rebuke to the mayor of London who...

    28. June 30, 2015

      Simulated terror attack to test London emergency services

      Scotland Yard is carrying out the biggest antiterrorism exercise in London’s history, deploying more than 1,000...

    29. June 1, 2015

      Police requests for private data pass 700,000 in two years

      Police forces in the UK made more than 700,000 requests for data on people’s texts, emails, phone calls or web searches...

    30. May 14, 2015

      UK terror arrests reach highest level since 9/11

      Terror-related arrests in the UK have reached levels not seen since the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks in the US,...

    31. April 22, 2015

      Navinder Singh Sarao extradition: two big questions

      US authorities’ attempts to extradite London-based futures trader Navinder Singh Sarao will succeed or fail based on...

    32. April 21, 2015

      City lawyers support CPS chief Alison Saunders

      City lawyers have defended Alison Saunders, director of public prosecutions, after she dropped corruption cases against...

    33. April 14, 2015

      Man charged in connection with preacher’s murder in London

      Prosecutors have charged a man for the murder of a Syrian-born preacher who was shot dead in London last week....

    34. March 16, 2015

      Metropolitan Police probed over child abuse cover-up claims

      The UK’s police watchdog is investigating allegations that Scotland Yard has covered up child abuse by high profile...

    35. March 4, 2015

      Tax havens linked to London property

      The secrecy surrounding foreign owners of high-value London properties has long given rise to suspicions of hidden...

    36. February 20, 2015

      Three London schoolgirls head for Syria

      Three schoolgirls from east London have flown to Turkey and are thought by the Metropolitan Police to be trying to join...

    37. December 22, 2014

      Theresa May to make third effort to name head of abuse inquiry

      Theresa May will next month make a third attempt to propose a suitable person to run an inquiry into the alleged sexual...

    38. December 16, 2014

      UK prime minister rejects radical police reforms

      David Cameron has rejected an idea from Britain’s most senior police officer to cut the number of police forces in...

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