News Carol Duggan, Mark Duggan’s aunt, after her nephew’s inquest

Scotland Yard ignored recommendations to review a controversial police tactic deployed against Mark Duggan minutes before he was shot, despite being advised to do so six years earlier, a BBC television programme claims this evening.

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Around 10 million people each year are currently affected by coastal flooding and this number is likely to triple as more and more people migrate to coastal regions.

Solicitor James Watson attacks police 'vendetta'

A defence solicitor who secured more than £500,000 in damages from a police force after he was wrongly arrested says officers mounted a “vendetta” against him.

Senior detective arrested at rail station quits ahead of disciplinary proceedings

Heather Eastwood is married to Sean Price, who became the first chief constable in 35 years to be sacked

Police watchdog to investigate Taser use in burns death of man doused in flammable liquid

A watchdog is to investigate whether the firing of a Taser by a police officer at a man doused in flammable liquid caused fatal burns.

Metropolitan Police to combine rape and abuse units to tackle grooming gangs

The controversial rape investigation team at Scotland Yard is facing a major reorganisation and may change its name after a string of controversies.

A photo issued by Hampshire Police of its new Deputy chief Constable Craig Denholm, who was previously in the same role for Surrey Police

Craig Denholm, officer named in 'amnesia' report over Milly Dowler hacking, lands top role with another force

Craig Denholm will now be Deputy Chief Constable of Hampshire

The Hillsborough hearings will not be delayed

Police lose attempt to delay Hillsborough inquests

The judge presiding over the re-opened inquests into the 96 Hillsborough victims has rapidly and categorically rejected attempts by the Police Federation to delay the hearings by up to six years, until the conclusion of criminal investigations into the tragedy.

Former Surrey police officer held in payments probe

A former Surrey police officer has been arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged payments to public officials.

CCTV footage shows the heavily pregnant Fiona Anderson leaving the keys to her own home at a property in Lowestoft where she believed her estranged partner had been staying

Fiona Anderson death: Police release new CCTV which shows last moments of heavily pregnant Lowestoft mother before fall

The young mum had a violent row with her estranged partner the night before she died

The police watchdog has turned down the demand by former chief whip Andrew Mitchell for a leak inquiry

Police watchdog says no to Plebgate leak inquiry

The police watchdog has turned down the demand by former chief whip Andrew Mitchell for a leak inquiry, after he accused Scotland Yard of trying to blacken his name over the Plebgate saga.

The News Matrix: Monday 1 April 2013

Attacks on migrants raises far-right fears

Three Police Federation representatives in the Midlands who called on the Government’s Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell to “consider his position” are being investigated over their conduct during the “plebgate” affair

Andrew Mitchell complains to police watchdog over Scotland Yard handling of 'Plebgate' row report

Former chief whip maintains allegation of personal campaign to destroy his career

Trevor Hicks at the High Court after the Hillsborough Inquiry

James Lawton: A Hicks knighthood would at least balance the Hillsborough account

He wouldn't accept that the victims might be forgotten or still less that their memories be sullied in any way

The IPCC has been investigating a range of allegations against Sir Norman Bettison following the Hillsborough tragedy on April 15, 1989.

'Gross misconduct' – but police watchdog still won’t throw the book at Hillsborough police chief Sir Norman Bettison

One of Britain’s most senior police officers, who was severely criticised for his role in the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster, abused his position and would have faced dismissal for gross misconduct if he had not quit with his full pension, the police watchdog has found.

IPCC heavily critical of Hillsborough chief constable Sir Norman Bettison

Bettison would have a case to answer for gross misconduct

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