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Controversial scheme at Oakwood prison could be extended
Met detectives investigating historic evidence of computer hacking buried for years by Soca only received key information last week
More than 100 companies and celebrities who used rogue investigators may finally be named following investigation by The Independent
Scotland Yard was dragged into the blue-chip hacking scandal last night after Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe was asked to release suppressed information from four little-known investigations into rogue private detective agencies.
Media mogul writes to MP Keith Vaz to retract 'totally incompetence' remark
Scotland Yard heaped fresh pressure on one of Britain’s most senior law enforcement officials when a senior Met detective directly contradicted evidence given to Parliament by the head of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca).
Claims and counter-claims surround computer hacker's hard drives at centre of police investigation
The Home Secretary tells the House of Commons that they can be “a waste of police time” and serve to “undermine public confidence in the police”
Move follows death of Frances Andrade who killed herself after testifying against former music teacher Michael Brewer
Scotland Yard is closely watching radical cleric Anjem Choudary to see if his proclamations break the law, one of the force's most senior officers told MPs today.
The use of dead children's identities by Scotland Yard undercover police officers was “common practice”, a chief constable investigating the matter has found.
Police “struggling to cope” with a flood of allegations resulting from the Jimmy Savile scandal have set aside £240,000 to hire former policeman as private detectives, it has been revealed.
Home Office minister will visit Portugal where criminal penalties for drug possession were scrapped in 2001
A female police officer tasked with protecting Government officials was today arrested over alleged leaks to the press about the so-called “plebgate affair”.
IPCC unable to root out wrongdoing because of lack of funding and inadequate powers, report reveals
Sir Jeremy Heywood had been asked by the Prime Minister to investigate the confrontation fully