News The Labour MP, Tom Watson, wants the full version of what the inquiry made its conclusions on to be examined

The Home Secretary has been asked to investigate whether vital reports and documents in the possession of Scotland Yard were seen in full by Lord Justice Leveson before he reached key conclusions in his report on the press.

Champagne celebrations at Scotland Yard as 'universally hated' Dizaei is exposed

The Statement from the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson, was suitably sober and contrite.

Brian Paddick: A bad day for race relations in the police

I first met Ali Dizaei in 1999 during three days of tests and interviews to get on a course that would be our ticket to the highest ranks in the police service. Even then his reputation preceded him. As the outspoken head of the Black Police Association he had been justifiably critical of the police service's, at times, half-hearted attempts to tackle racism within its ranks and institutions.

Scotland Yard police chief Ali Dizaei jailed

A top Scotland Yard officer was jailed today for assaulting and falsely arresting a man in a petty row over money.

Police chief 'being targeted by own force'

A senior Scotland Yard officer accused of framing a young Iraqi businessman for assault said today he feared he was being "targeted" by his own force.

Boris Johnson to stand down as police chairman

London mayor Boris Johnson confirmed today he will stand down as chairman of Scotland Yard's board of governors.

Dominic Lawson: The police would rather advise us than protect us

Had Mr Singh dialled 999, does anyone believe the muggers would've been caught?

Met Police under fire after spending £4.7m on business class airfares

Scotland Yard blows £6.2m on flights in a year – an increase of 35 per cent

Yard's vehicle crackdown falls short

Scotland Yard faces a £1.3 million budget hole after a celebrated operation to seize uninsured vehicles fell short of expectations.

Abduction probe woman detained

A woman suspected of abducting an 18-month-old toddler by pretending to be her mother at a police station has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Two children dead after flat fire

A teenage boy who jumped from the window of a burning building has died from his injuries.

Police could face charges 30 years after Blair Peach death

Retired police officers could face prosecution for perverting the course of justice over the death of anti-racism activist Blair Peach 30 years ago.

Support officer on database charge

A community support officer was accused of unlawfully accessing information held on police databases today.

Police worker sacked for abusing force credit card

A Scotland Yard worker has been sacked for abusing a new corporate credit card introduced to stamp out fraud.

Police tackling more 'honour' crimes

Police are tackling more suspicious incidents motivated by so-called "honour" than ever before, according to new figures released today.

Police close scam websites targeting Christmas shoppers

Police have closed hundreds of websites conning shoppers hoping to buy fashionable Ugg boots, officers said today.

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