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Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene

Two more held after teacher's hair is set on fire

Two more teenagers have been arrested by police investigating an unprovoked attack on a Swedish teacher who had her hair set alight on a train, the British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

AMF graffiti gang jailed

An Australian graffiti gang of "six talented artists" were jailed today for their part in a vandalism spree that caused more than £70,000-worth of damage.

Fourth inquiry launched into G20 policing

A fourth independent inquiry has been launched into claims of police brutality during the G20 protests.

Man found clinging to Eurostar train

A suspected illegal immigrant was arrested after being found on the outside of a Eurostar train – which had been travelling through Kent at 186mph.

Parliament launches inquiry into policing of G20 protests

Demonstrators and senior officers face MPs' questions

Police report progress on decade-old murders

New investigation links brutal rape to the killings

Transport officer's lie delayed search for girl

Police officers involved in a search for a 17-year-old girl have been criticised by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) for not looking at a railway line until six days after she was reported missing.

Key events in Green arrest row

Here is a timeline of events surrounding the arrest of shadow immigration minister Damian Green.

Police reveal failings in MP's arrest

A review of the arrest of the Tory frontbencher Damian Green has raised concerns about the way police conducted the investigation, it emerged last night.

Home Secretary steps in over MP arrest row

Jacqui Smith attempted to defuse a bitter showdown between MPs and the Commons Speaker today as the Whitehall leaks row escalated.

Acting chief defends Met over MP's arrest

Scotland Yard's acting chief launched an outspoken defence of his officers today in the wake of the arrest of MP Damian Green.

Transport police chief to review Home Office leaks probe

The Metropolitan Police's handling of the controversial inquiry into leaks from the Home Office is to be subjected to an urgent review by the Chief Constable of another force, it was announced today.

Mother charged after baby found in station toilet

A young mother has been charged after allegedly leaving her eight-month-old son in a Bristol railway station toilet, British Transport Police said.

League reject call over police costs

The Premier League have rejected calls for clubs to meet the full cost of policing matches.

Mother claims son killed himself after DNA profile taken

A grieving mother says the inclusion of her innocent son's genetic details on the DNA national database, after a woman at a train station falsely accused him of flashing, drove him to suicide.

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