News Tom Winsor said that some communities 'from other cultures' choose to police themselves

Tom Winsor had said that some communities 'from other cultures' choose to police themselves

G4S grilling may 'discourage' businesses from coming to the UK

The parliamentary grilling received by the chief executive of G4S after its Olympics security shambles was in danger of discouraging businesses to come to the UK, it was claimed today.

Nadir's office in Mayfair earned him the nickname of the Sultan of Berkeley Square

Labour demand Conservatives return donations from Asil Nadir

Labour tonight demanded that the Conservatives honoured a pledge to return hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations from the company owned by the fraudster Asil Nadir, following his conviction for theft.

Border Agency backlog 'equal to size of Newcastle'

The UK Border Agency faces a backlog of cases equivalent to the population of Newcastle, MPs warned yesterday.

G4S dismissed Olympic Games 'teething problems'

Private security firm G4S initially suggested its problems supplying Olympic guards were “teething problems” which would be resolved, Theresa May said today.

Extra 1,200 troops placed on standby

Theresa May has revealed that G4 S holds Government and police contracts worth £600m

Home Office warned by G4S of 'guards shortfall' on June 27

The Home Office was warned of a “possible temporary shortfall” in G4S guards for the Olympics as early as June 27, the Home Secretary admitted today.

G4S chief executive Nick Buckles gives evidence on Olympic security staffing to the Home Affairs Select Committee

G4S chief stuns MPs with £57m contract claim

The embattled chief executive of the security giant G4S provoked anger and surprise yesterday by insisting his company would still claim its £57m "management fee" despite its failure to recruit thousands of guards to protect the London Olympics.

Leading article: A timely warning about dogma and outsourcing

It is not G4S's embarrassed management that deserves sympathy, but the police and the Army

Box Hill Olympic site hit by shortfall of G4S security staff

A shortfall in G4S staff today hit the site of one of the first big Olympic events scheduled to take place.

Job security? G4S boss Nick Buckles faces grilling from MPs

Nick Buckles, the beleaguered chief executive of G4S, will be cross-examined by MPs today over the Olympics security fiasco. He faces a daunting challenge to hold on to his post.

Doreen Lawrence will appear before the Home Affairs Committee

Doreen Lawrence to call on watchdog to get tougher with corrupt police officers

Mother of murder victim will tell MPs that changes need to be made to the IPCC

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, was called to the House of Commons to explain the last minute decision to increase the number of troops involved in the games to 17,000.

Theresa May responds to criticism over Olympics security 'shambles'

Home Secretary called to House of Commons amid opposition accusations of 'huge Home Office shambles'

The Immigration Minister, Damian Green, insists all airport desks will be staffed for the Games

One line for the rich, another for the poor: minister's solution to border control crisis

Claims of discrimination over Green's plan for a two-tier system to end delays at Heathrow

Dealers 'laugh at drugs law', says ex-police chief

Drug dealers across the world are laughing at the law as it simply increases their profits, a former police chief said today.

Keith Vaz 'appalled' at Heathrow Airport queues

Damian Green must explain why half the immigration desks at Heathrow Airport were closed today despite long queues of passengers waiting to enter the country, a Labour MP said.

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With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

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Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

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