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.

Five arrested in computer hacking investigation

Three teenagers were arrested today on suspicion of computer hacking linked to attacks on companies perceived as enemies of whistleblowing website Wikileaks.

Griffith Vaughan Williams: Champion of gay rights who fought institutional homophobia

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.

Appeal after boy is hit by two cars and killed

Police are appealing for information about a boy who was killed when he was hit by two cars.

Met misled Commons about G20 protests

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.

Police unlikely to prosecute over 'stop snitching' flyers

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.

14-year-old boy held in petrol bomb probe

Police today arrested a 14-year-old boy over the throwing of a petrol bomb during a student protest.

Police seek "petrol-bomb" protester and release images

Police hunting those responsible for violence and criminal damage during student protests released images today of a man throwing a petrol bomb.

Top policeman Sir Paul Stephenson off sick until May

Britain's most senior police officer will not be able to return to work until May after undergoing an emergency operation.

Canal searched in gun murders probe

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.

Met facing 'most challenging time' says commissioner

The Metropolitan Police is facing its most challenging period since Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson took over, he has said.

Simon Carr: House teaches the Met a thing or two about going on the attack

Why not route demonstrators through the parks rather than down Whitehall past visible symbols of authority?

Policeman loses Taser in car roof blunder

A firearms officer is under investigation after losing a Taser when he drove off with it still on the roof of a police vehicle.

G20 riot squad officer faces misconduct allegations

A police riot squad officer who escaped prosecution over Ian Tomlinson's death during the G20 protests was served with gross misconduct allegations today.

Trident 'could be broken up' to balance books

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.

Partner of Rachel Nickell to take Met to European court

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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