The Metropolitan Police has been accused of failing the firearms officers who fatally wounded Mark Duggan by showing “indifferent” support for them in the wake of this week’s inquest verdict.
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Saturday 29 June 2013
With dispute still raging fiercely over late changes to design specifications, and with less than a week to go until the start of the America’s Cup summer of sailing, the United States Coast Guard’s necessary permit to race on San Francisco Bay has been issued.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Turnbull’s meeting with Frank Sinatra at the Savoy Hotel ended up in a late-night jamming session
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Doubts over whether the America's Cup will be able to go ahead at the beginning of next month have resurfaced in San Francisco with the event authority appearing to ask an international jury to impose additional regulations following the death of British Olympic gold medallist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Just two of original 37 proposals have been incorporated into the rules following death of British sailor
Saturday 08 June 2013
The America’s Cup has taken another body blow with the publication of a much reduced programme of elimination races following the death of British gold and silver Olympic medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson.
Saturday 18 May 2013
America’s Cup sailing in San Francisco has been grounded. Teams were staying ashore until today as a mark of respect to British Olympic gold medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson after he was killed in a training session on San Francisco Bay.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
The British Olympic gold medal winner died during training for the race
Artemis flipped during manoeuvre: America's Cup boat accident that killed British Olympic gold medallist Andrew Simpson was repeat of a similar training accident last year
Saturday 11 May 2013
Simpson was trapped under the water for up to 15 minutes before his body was found
Stuart Alexander on Andrew 'Bart' Simpson tragedy: Some see these super-powerful 72-foot catamarans as death traps
Friday 10 May 2013
A major investigation into the cause of the catastrophic capsize which led to the death in San Francisco of British Olympian and America's Cup sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson will be led by the US Coastguard.
Friday 12 April 2013
A row over pay and conditions and following resignation of Chief Whip has pitted constables against senior officers
Saturday 08 December 2012
And then there were five. Alex Thomson became part of the top five in an overnight reshuffle as the Vendée Globe singlehanded round-the-world race moved into week five.
Friday 23 November 2012
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Saturday 13 October 2012
US billionaire is targeting £6bn deal in company which has the former Dome
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A howl of complaint about the latest changes in the organisation of next year’s America’s Cup in San Francisco comes from Dean Barker, skipper of Emirates Team New Zealand.
Friday 22 June 2012
You probably would too if you had $36bn [£23bn]. Not content with a vast collection of toys that includes luxury homes, private jets, lavish cars and cup-winning sailboats, the software mogul Larry Ellison is splashing out on his own paradise island.
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