Defence procurement has been one of the biggest machines for wasting money
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Friday 08 November 2013
Home Affairs Select Committee says fewer than one in 50 reports of illegal immigration results in a person being removed from the UK
Friday 11 October 2013
Gay and lesbian people seeking asylum in the UK to escape persecution abroad are being told they must “prove” their sexuality, a committee has found.
Monday 30 September 2013
The cost of the Scotland Yard investigation into the so-called “plebgate” affair, which led to the resignation of Andrew Mitchell as Chief Whip, has reached £237,000.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Soca earlier blocked publication of the list to protect the companies’ reputations
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Judges with 'bespoke' training to oversee complex abuse cases, but no new specialist courts, MPs told
Tuesday 02 July 2013
The Home Secretary tells the House of Commons that they can be “a waste of police time” and serve to “undermine public confidence in the police”
An end to 'police investigating police': Police complaints investigators not trusted and corrupt officers should have pensions docked, say MPs
Monday 01 July 2013
Corrupt and incompetent police officers have avoided detection because of a broken system of checks that have shaken public confidence in the integrity of the service, MPs said today.
Friday 14 June 2013
Qatada was convicted of terror charges in his absence in Jordan in 1999
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Scotland Yard is closely watching radical cleric Anjem Choudary to see if his proclamations break the law, one of the force's most senior officers told MPs today.
Saturday 01 June 2013
Three of the internet's most profitable companies have pledged “paltry” amounts to child protection bodies, despite their continued verbal support.
Yewtree police set aside £240,000 to hire ex-officers as private detectors to deal with flood of Jimmy Savile allegations
Friday 10 May 2013
Police “struggling to cope” with a flood of allegations resulting from the Jimmy Savile scandal have set aside £240,000 to hire former policeman as private detectives, it has been revealed.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Scotland Yard's inquiry in to the "Plebgate" row, which led to Andrew Mitchell resigning as chief whip, has cost an estimated £144,000 so far.
Sunday 31 March 2013
Leading MP says eventual ruling could have 'huge implications for every citizen'
'That's lightning - a horrendous tool' - expert verdict on one million volt stun guns being illegally shipped into UK
Monday 07 January 2013
BBC documentary has found that in the past three years 500 stun guns have been seized by the Metropolitan Police in London
Sunday 16 December 2012
Children of royal-hoax nurse say tearful farewell at cathedral service
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness