Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene
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Monday 21 March 2011
Private security guards are gaining limited policing powers today under a Government scheme to relieve the petty crime burden on forces.
Saturday 12 March 2011
British Transport Police (BTP) may get armed response units, after the chairman of its officers' federation said it could not rely on receiving firearms support from other forces for long-term terror threats.
Thursday 10 March 2011
A bloodied gunshot victim left train passengers horrified as he staggered on to a carriage moments after being attacked, police said today.
Monday 14 February 2011
An investigation is under way after a woman was struck by a train early today.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Radios used by police on July 7 were branded "inadequate" two years before the atrocity but nothing was done to upgrade them, an inquest heard today.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
The 7/7 rescue operation was hampered by problems that were identified but not tackled after the King's Cross fire 18 years earlier, an inquest heard today.
Friday 04 February 2011
A teenager was fatally stabbed 24 times in a frenzied knife attack by a mob of youths who ambushed him at a bus stop, detectives said tonight.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
The 7/7 bus explosion sent a massive "chimney" of grey smoke billowing into the air, laden with debris and human body parts, an inquest heard today.
Friday 10 December 2010
Two Britons have died in a helicopter crash in the south of France, the Foreign Office said today.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
More than 3,000 of the most experienced police officers could be forced to retire early under a legal loophole, figures showed today.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Police and recovery teams were today preparing to remove the wreckage of a 26-tonne cement mixer that plunged on to a train carriage.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
A British Transport Police officer was today charged with knocking over a fare dodger with a police van.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
A senior policeman spoke today of his frustration at firefighters who refused to enter a Tube tunnel to rescue survivors of the July 7 bombings despite being shown it was safe.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
A woman faced more police questioning today over the death of a man allegedly pushed under a Tube train while wearing women's clothes.
Thursday 21 October 2010
A senior policeman broke down today as he described his attempts to save lives in the "absolute mayhem" of the 7/7 attacks.
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