The amount paid by households towards the cost of policing looks set to rise by up to five per cent this year as the Government faces a potential show down with its flagship Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) who are demanding above inflation increases in council tax to combat swingeing budget cuts.
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Friday 07 June 2013
RAC data finds 800 more people would be killed or seriously injured each year without cameras
Wednesday 05 June 2013
This week's Lords debate on gay marriage brought that doughty old Tory warrior Jill Knight back to the airwaves. At the age of 88, she is as certain as ever that she is right – and not afraid to say so.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Two inadequate totals have been mixed with weak bowling efforts
Monday 03 June 2013
Detectives are continuing to question a man on suspicion of murdering a mother and her nine-month-old baby.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Tributes were paid on Sunday to a 26-year-old office worker whose body was found in a wood.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Friends of Georgia Williams are hoping to raise more than £1,000 for a permanent memorial to the 17-year-old.
Monday 27 May 2013
An 11-day-old baby boy died after a car crash on the M6 motorway in Staffordshire over the weekend.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Lesbian couple took vows at Leeds registry office earlier this month before immediately applying for political asylum, it is claimed
Sunday 26 May 2013
Back in 1979, nine-year-old Sean's Uncle Eric voted for Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party – which caused Sean's grandfather to punch him so hard he damaged his hand and had to go to hospital.
Friday 24 May 2013
Move comes in the wake of the London Olympics security embarrassment and two days after chief Nick Buckles quits
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Sir David stepped down in wake of Mid Staffs scandal
Saturday 18 May 2013
Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man's body was found on an area of grassland near a block of flats.
Libel victim Chris Jefferies backs Home Secretary's campaign to avoid naming crime suspects until they are charged
Friday 17 May 2013
He agrees with Theresa May that there are exceptional circumstances 'such as in child abuse cases where it might encourage other victims to come forward'
Monday 13 May 2013
A grandmother who killed herself left a note in which she blamed the Government for her death.
Gang members in plot to murder English Defence League supporters used dark and seedy gym that became hangout of choice for Birmingham-based jihadists
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The six bomb plotters trained at a dark and seedy gym that has proved to be the hangout of choice for Birmingham-based jihadists.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?
Met Police confirm it was a 'minor disturbance' and no-one was arrested
Concerns raised phenomenon is threatening resort's image as a family destination
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Eccentric Fury star, 28, reveals he is 'not a really confident actor'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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