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.
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Friday 13 May 2011
Monday 09 May 2011
The police watchdog found no evidence of any attempt by the police to cover up Ian Tomlinson's death at the G20 protests, a report revealed today.
Thursday 05 May 2011
An 11-year-old boy has become one of Scotland Yard's youngest gun crime suspects.
Sunday 24 April 2011
This week, the Lords will consider the Government's proposals for directly elected crime and police commissioners – one person in each police force area who will set police budgets and priorities, and hire and fire chief constables. Lib Dem peers are threatening to delay the policy, putting down an amendment that will require pilot schemes before full implementation. Former commissioners of the Metropolitan Police, cross-benchers such as Lords Imbert, Condon and Stevens can be expected to speak against the proposals, arguing they will undermine the operational independence of chief constables. As a former senior police officer, I believe opposition to the Government's proposals are right but for the wrong reasons.
Monday 18 April 2011
Police are far too ready to consider "kettling" demonstrators, stoking up tensions between officers and peaceful protesters, the official report into Scotland Yard's handling of the recent anti-cuts rally has concluded.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
The stress caused by Ian Tomlinson being shoved to the ground by a policeman during the G20 protests could have triggered a heart attack, an inquest heard today.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Wednesday 30 March 2011
MPs are demanding to know why the police arrested and charged so many peaceful protesters at Saturday's anti-cuts demonstration, while letting off those who attacked shops and banks and damaged monuments.
Sunday 27 March 2011
London's deputy mayor has condemned those involved in yesterday's violence in central London as "fascist agitators" as he defended the actions of the Metropolitan Police.
Friday 25 March 2011
Parents and pregnant women are being put off attending tomorrow's anti-cuts protest in London because they are worried about being kettled for hours at a time by police.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
The legality of police using riot shields to land blows on protesters during street demonstrations was called into question at the High Court today.
Monday 14 March 2011
A police officer was convicted of common assault today after a boy fell through a shop window.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Civil liberties campaigners have been asked by police to act as legal observers at this month's anti-cuts march following heavy criticism of the "kettling" of protesters during the G20 demonstrations of 2009 and last year's student tuition fee protests.
Friday 28 January 2011
Thursday 27 January 2011
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 The way the police have treated Cliff Richard is completely unacceptable
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
- 4 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 5 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka