Kunal Dutta

Kunal Dutta is a news writer and reporter. He has written for The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, Independent Voices and More Intelligent Life.

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New allegations of a cover up emerged shortly after the Independent Police Complaints Commission announced it was investigating allegations of corruption inside Scotland Yard

Child sex abuse allegations: Scotland Yard 'scrapped Cyril Smith undercover investigation in 1980s'

Officers had reportedly gathered evidence including photographs and video taken from inside a London flat of men abusing boys aged around 14 years old

Sarah Champion, the MP for Rotherham, claimed the expense last year as “office costs”, filing it under “necessary expenses”. She then  laid the wreath at a service in her constituency on  11 November. (Justin Sutcliffe)

Sarah Champion MP claims £17 for poppy wreath

Sarah Champion claimed the expense last year as 'necessary expenses' - laying the wreath at a service in her constituency on 11 November

British Medical Association under fire for offering doctors cheap alcohol

The professional body has previously pledged support for minimum alcohol pricing. But last week, readers of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) received a £60 voucher from Naked Wines

Shobna Gulati accused the Sunday Mirror of invading her privacy with a front-page story in 2003 that speculated on the parentage of her son

Mirror hacking trial: Son of Coronation Street's Shobna Gulati 'was bullied' and ran away from home as a result of stories

Actress accuses Sunday Mirror of invading her privacy with a front-page story in 2003 that speculated on the parentage of her then nine-year-old son

A YPG fighter holds his weapon

Former UK marine becomes first Briton to be 'killed fighting Isis in Syria'

A former Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting alongside Kurdish forces

Missouri police arrest a demonstrator protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, last August

Ferguson police officer wrote in email about Obama: 'What black man holds a steady job for four years?'

Report found conclusive evidence that the Ferguson, Missouri police department routinely engaged in racially biased practises

Ahmed Gaddafi al-Dam was one of his cousin's most trusted security officers

Colonel Gaddafi's cousin warns of a '9/11 in Europe within two years'

Ahmed Gaddafi al-Dam predicted that at least half a million migrants would set sail from Libya to Europe this year

Conrad Clitheroe, 53, (pictured with his wife Valerie) who along with his friend, Gary Cooper, 45 and their former work colleague ex-pat Neil Munro, have been arrested in the United Arab Emirates

Three British 'planespotters' arrested in UAE for breaching 'national security'

Valerie Clitheroe said her husband Conrad, 53, and his friend Gary Cooper, 45, had been detained along with their former work colleague, Neil Munro, since February 21

Kazida Sultana, 16, Amira Abase, 15, and Shamima Begum, 15, (left to right)

Airports must do more to prevent British teenagers travelling to join Isis, says David Cameron

The Turkish intelligence force is understood to be hunting for the three missing British girls in Istanbul

The Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology will call for measures including an independent watchdog akin to the IPCC and larger minimum staffing sizes for police forces

US needs its own version of Britain's policing watchdog to deal with Ferguson-type incidents, White House to be told

Cambridge professor of criminology will say that US States should consider adopting British policing structures

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