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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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Report reveals police lied about activist's death

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Police to publish Blair Peach report

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War crimes arrest man released without charge

A man who was arrested in Britain for suspected war crimes in Croatia was released without charge, the Home Office said today.

Met dismisses shamed police commander

Disgraced senior officer Ali Dizaei was finally kicked out of policing today.

Sex trafficking unit closed. What now for 4,000 victims?

Police team disbanded just as new law makes it an offence to pay for sex with those under duress

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A man has died after apparently being stabbed, police said today.

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A murder inquiry was launched today after the body of a teenage girl was found outside a block of flats.

Fall in number of people stopped and searched

The number of people stopped and searched under controversial anti-terror powers fell dramatically last year, figures show.

Rape reports surge a 'picture of horror'

A sudden surge in the number of reported rapes is a "picture of horror", the head of Scotland Yard said today.

Son quizzed over stab death of 100 year old woman

Murder squad detectives were today questioning a man who cared for his 100-year-old mother full-time after she was found stabbed to death.

Murder probe into stabbing death

A murder inquiry was launched today after a fatally injured man staggered into a convenience store for help.

Murder probe after boy, 12, fatally injured

Detectives launched a murder inquiry today after a 12-year-old boy was found fatally injured at his home.

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