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    1. 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...

    2. November 20, 2014

      Three charged over alleged terror plot

      Police have charged three men who were arrested three days before the Remembrance Sunday ceremony this month over an alleged...

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      The World in 2014 looks to be in a far better shape than in previous years. The FT’s k...
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    1. October 9, 2014

      UK terror policing plans put on hold

      Plans by Theresa May to strip Scotland Yard of its national counter-terrorism policing responsibilities have been put on...

    2. September 25, 2014

      Nine men seized in London antiterrorism raids

      London’s Metropolitan Police arrested nine men – among them the radical Muslim preacher Anjem Choudary – in dawn raids...

    3. 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...

    4. August 24, 2014

      Ban the executioners of Isis from the internet’s public square

      Even hardened journalists warned people not to watch the video, not even to share stills from it. One simply wrote, “oh,...

    5. July 23, 2014

      Police urged to crack down on UK business crime

      London companies reported nearly 82,000 cases of fraud to police last year but there were only nine successful prosecutions....

    6. 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...

    7. June 11, 2014

      London purchase of water cannon causes Tory tensions

      Boris Johnson’s decision to buy water cannon to tackle rioters in London has fuelled tensions among Conservatives, with the...

    8. 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...

    9. April 24, 2014

      Syria conflict a ‘magnet’ for British youngsters, Met warns

      The head of a Scotland Yard campaign encouraging Muslim women to inform on family members going to fight in Syria has...

    10. April 4, 2014

      Police asked to probe London borough

      Police have been asked by a cabinet minister to investigate allegations of financial mismanagement involving the elected...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. February 6, 2014

      Plebgate police officer sentenced to 12 months in prison

      A Scotland Yard officer who falsely claimed to have witnessed the “plebgate” row in Downing Street has been sentenced to 12...

    14. January 21, 2014

      Fall in crime in developed world baffles experts

      There is one criminal case that is evading even the world’s best sleuths, and after decades of theorising, experts are no...

    15. January 10, 2014

      Plebgate officer admits to lying

      Andrew Mitchell, the Conservatives’ former chief whip, said on Friday “justice has been done’’ after a police officer who...

    16. January 8, 2014

      Police on alert after jury says Duggan ‘lawfully killed’

      Scotland Yard was on standby for violent reprisals on Wednesday night, after an inquest ruled that the Londoner whose 2011...

    17. January 8, 2014

      Some UK police forces ‘fiddling with the figures’

      The head of the UK’s police watchdog has predicted that his investigation into the integrity of crime statistics will find...

    18. December 12, 2013

      Government suppliers to face vetting on cyber security

      Companies that want to do business with the UK government will have to be vetted to meet a rigorous new cyber security...

    19. December 4, 2013

      Metropolitan Police confirms anti-terror inquiry into Guardian

      Scotland Yard has confirmed that it is investigating whether individuals connected with The Guardian newspaper may have...

    20. November 21, 2013

      Met bolsters force for war on soaring cyber crime

      Scotland Yard is to quadruple the number of officers tackling cyber crime across London, with senior police drafting in...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. July 19, 2013

      Clamour for smartphone ‘kill switch’ as ‘Apple-picking’ surges

      Apple and other smartphone manufacturers are facing co-ordinated pressure from officials in London, New York and San...

    24. July 9, 2013

      Murdoch summoned back by MPs after press remarks

      Rupert Murdoch has been summoned to reappear before the culture, media and sport select committee following remarks he made...

    25. July 5, 2013

      Police press broadcasters for copies of Murdoch hacking probe tapes

      The Metropolitan Police in London has made a formal request for journalists to hand over a leaked recording of a meeting in...

    26. June 5, 2013

      Suspects arrested in online credit card fraud case

      An online credit card fraud scheme that enabled thefts of more than £130m has been disbanded and 11 alleged perpetrators...

    27. June 5, 2013

      Police investigate fire at London Islamic centre

      Counter-terrorism officers are investigating a fire at an Islamic centre in north London, after graffiti found on the...

    28. May 30, 2013

      BNP forced to reroute protest against Woolwich killing

      Scotland Yard has forced the British National party to relocate a planned protest against the murder of army fusilier Lee...

    29. May 23, 2013

      MI5 faces inquiry into intelligence on Woolwich attack suspects

      Britain’s security services were last night facing questions over what they knew about the suspected killers of a British...

    30. May 23, 2013

      Woolwich attack: Police arrest another two people

      Scotland Yard has arrested two more suspects in connection with the brutal killing of an army fusilier in Woolwich,...

    31. May 19, 2013

      Met Police in outsourcing talks to plug £500m shortfall

      The Metropolitan Police is considering one of the biggest police outsourcing plans as it strives to save £500m in an effort...

    32. April 26, 2013

      Operation Yewtree charges Max Clifford with 11 offences

      Max Clifford, the celebrity publicist, has been charged with 11 counts of indecent assaults allegedly committed between 1966...

    33. April 20, 2013

      More police for London Marathon

      The enhanced police presence for tomorrow’s London Marathon will remain in place despite the death and capture of the Boston...

    34. March 29, 2013

      Mitchell to sue Sun newspaper

      Andrew Mitchell has issued a libel writ against The Sun newspaper over its reporting of the “plebgate” scandal as Scotland...

    35. March 12, 2013

      Litvinenko accused refuses to co-operate

      The man accused of murdering ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 said on Tuesday that he would not...

    36. February 4, 2013

      Undercover police stole dead children’s IDs

      Scotland Yard has said it will begin an investigation into reports that undercover police infiltrating political and protest...

    37. February 4, 2013

      ‘Plebgate’ MP claims he was ‘stitched up’

      Andrew Mitchell, the former Conservative chief whip who resigned last year after his “plebgate” row with police officers,...

    38. January 30, 2013

      Foreigner to run UK police within ‘years’

      Policing minister Damian Green has predicted that the UK will have a foreign chief constable or Scotland Yard chief within...

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