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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Thursday 27 January 2011
Three teenagers were arrested today on suspicion of computer hacking linked to attacks on companies perceived as enemies of whistleblowing website Wikileaks.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Griffith Vaughan Williams was a passionate advocate for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people. He was described by the historian Keith Howes as "passionately, noisily committed to gay rights but never pompous or elitist; always politely eloquent, even at his most bombastic. His was a powerful gay voice, devoted to truth and equality." Determined to uncover and expose the extent of violence against homosexuals, he worked often with the police and his robust, in-your-face, thorough questioning of police practices led to much improved relations between the Metropolitan police and the gay community.
Monday 24 January 2011
Police are appealing for information about a boy who was killed when he was hit by two cars.
Thursday 20 January 2011
The Metropolitan Police was forced to admit today that one of its senior commanders gave false information to MPs when he denied plain-clothes officers were in the crowd at the G20 demonstrations in London in 2009.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Police appear to be powerless to bring charges against people who distribute flyers warning potential informants against helping detectives, one of Britain's top officers admitted today.
Friday 14 January 2011
Police today arrested a 14-year-old boy over the throwing of a petrol bomb during a student protest.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Police hunting those responsible for violence and criminal damage during student protests released images today of a man throwing a petrol bomb.
Tuesday 11 January 2011
Britain's most senior police officer will not be able to return to work until May after undergoing an emergency operation.
Thursday 06 January 2011
Police divers were dredging a canal today after a tip-off that a gun used to murder two people almost five years ago was dumped there.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
The Metropolitan Police is facing its most challenging period since Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson took over, he has said.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Wednesday 08 December 2010
A firearms officer is under investigation after losing a Taser when he drove off with it still on the roof of a police vehicle.
Monday 29 November 2010
A police riot squad officer who escaped prosecution over Ian Tomlinson's death during the G20 protests was served with gross misconduct allegations today.
Monday 22 November 2010
One of Scotland Yard's most high-profile units could be broken up as senior officers struggle to balance the books in the wake of the Government spending review.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
The partner of murdered Rachel Nickell today said he would take his compensation claim against the Metropolitan Police to the European Court of Human Rights.
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