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.

Ronald Noble became the first American head of Interpol when he was elected Secretary General in 2000

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The head of Interpol talks to Rob Hastings about his biggest fears in the fight to prevent another 9/11

Police cordoned off the crime scene on Oxford Street in London after a man was stabbed to death on Boxing Day

Teenager killed by 'single stab wound to the heart'

A teenager killed in front of horrified shoppers at the Boxing Day sales died from a "single stab wound to the heart", police said today.

Only a quarter of 999 calls are emergencies

Just one in four 999 calls received by police last year was classed as an emergency.

Latest police raids take number of arrests from summer riots to 3,423

Police launched a series of raids on suspected summer rioters yesterday, Scotland Yard said.

Police arrest 62 riot suspects

Police launched a series of raids today in a major swoop on suspected summer rioters, Scotland Yard said.

The former cabinet minister’s civil lawsuit against NI is expected to be settled by the end of the month

Tessa Jowell told her phone was hacked 'wholesale'

The former cabinet minister Tessa Jowell has been told by police that her mobile phone was hacked "wholesale" by the News of the World and is preparing to settle her damages claim against the defunct title out of court.

Eight hundred people had phones hacked

The final total of people whose phones were hacked by the News of the World will be about 800, it was reported today.

Tottenham at the height of last month's riots

Police had to use own mobiles during August riots

Police were forced to use their own mobile phones during the August riots after a multi-billion pound radio system collapsed, according to a leaked internal report on how UK forces responded to the disorder.

Police injured in stab attack

Four police officers were injured, including three thought to have been stabbed, in an incident today.

Reprimands for smashing up car

Six police officers have kept their jobs despite being caught on film smashing up an unarmed suspect's car with baseball bats and a pickaxe handle.

Anton Ferdinand thanks fellow professionals amid racial allegations

Anton Ferdinand has said the last week has been "crazy" since he unwittingly became involved in a race row with Chelsea and England captain John Terry, but all he wants to do is prepare for Sunday's Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur.

Met loses diary that may have proven former chief's links to Rupert Murdoch

Scotland Yard has lost crucial documents which would have disclosed whether the former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Lord Stevens, frequently met senior News of the World executives while he was in office, including an editor at the tabloid who is alleged to have been involved in the illegal hacking of emails.

Leading article: Paper danger

Will visitors to 10 Downing Street never learn? Yesterday it was Andrew Mitchell's turn. When the International Development Secretary flashed his memo on Afghanistan to the assembled press corps cameras, he joined a growing list – including a Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner, who resigned, and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, who did not.

Police chief in running for Met job

The head of Scotland's biggest police force has said he applied for the top job in UK policing because of the "extraordinary circumstances" which left the post vacant.

Four candidates apply for the 'toughest job in policing'

A sign of how the job is regarded has seen leading candidates - including one admired by the PM - withdraw

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