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More than 16 people have been arrested since the beginning of the year amid rising fears of Britons being linked to fighting in Syria, it was reported.

Women may get right to know if a boyfriend has history of violence

Police can already reveal a man's violent past, but only if there is an urgent need to prevent crime

New powers to relocate terror suspects revealed

Theresa May yesterday announced draft emergency measures to relocate terror suspects, months after pledging to scrap similar government powers to order a suspect to move to a new home.

EDL planning 'static' London protest

The English Defence League is still planning to demonstrate in the capital this weekend despite the 30-day ban against marching.

PM accused over police riot costs

Police have been abandoned by the Government as forces struggle with unprecedented costs from the summer riots, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said today.

Theresa May extends London marches ban

The Home Secretary today extended her ban against marches in the capital after a request from police chiefs.

Rebecca Tyrrel: 'Theresa May’s forays into erotica haven’t progressed beyond some lively shoe styles'

Who knew that there is a soft-porn star called Teresa May? Well, obviously fans of her filmic oeuvre and glamour model shots know this. So does Theresa May, who has received invitations intended for a near namesake who does something no Tory Home Secretary would ever countenance, ie, publicly dropping an 'h' along with her garments. She also provides hot action with a lesbian colleague, in case you are interested.

Home Secretary bans EDL march

The English Defence League's plan to march through the capital next month was blocked by the Home Secretary today.

Ministers clash over rival plans to tackle gangs

The all-out war that David Cameron promised to wage on gangs after the August riots is threatening to turn into one between government departments.

Ken Clarke – the Cabinet's answer to Macavity

They seek him here, they seek him there, and when they finally find Ken Clarke, he shuts his eyes. Where is the Justice Secretary when you need him?

Police chief in running for Met job

The head of Scotland's biggest police force has said he applied for the top job in UK policing because of the "extraordinary circumstances" which left the post vacant.

Cameron goes back on pledge to pay costs of extra police

The PM's reluctance to pay has police fearing the costs will be taken from their already stretched finances

Couple claim wrongful dismissal in UK's first 'caste bias' battle

An Indian couple who met at a UK law firm where they both worked are claiming wrongful dismissal because of discrimination by caste.

Britain in 'last-chance saloon' over society warns Iain Duncan Smith

Britain is in "the last-chance saloon" to solve the social problems behind the riots, Iain Duncan Smith has said.

Orde applies for top Met job

One of Britain's top police officers has sent a deadline day application to become Scotland Yard's next Commissioner.

Theresa May clashes with Cameron over use of plastic bullets

Theresa May said police were right not to use rubber or plastic bullets to stop rioters, putting the Home Secretary at odds with the Prime Minister, David Cameron, who had sanctioned their use in a speech to Parliament last week. "We risk important public support if we rush to use things such as rubber bullets," she said in London yesterday.

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