Keith Vaz is to quit as chairman of the influential House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee in the UK after he was embroiled in rent boy revelations.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Social media giants with European headquarters in Ireland are “consciously failing” to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and killings, a British parliamentary report has found.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Cliff Richard has been interviewed by South Yorkshire Police after meeting officers voluntarily, a spokesman for the star said.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
The police investigation into veteran singer Cliff Richard has “increased significantly in size” and involves “more than one allegation”, South Yorkshire’s Chief Constable has revealed.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
A committee of British MPs is urging the UK Government to expand the scope of the public inquiry into child abuse- to include Northern Ireland.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
A British council at the centre of a child sexual exploitation scandal has been condemned for giving a £40,000 pay-off to an official who quit following a damning report into the events.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
Questions have been raised about British Government plans to introduce enhanced screening for Ebola at major airports and terminals, after Gatwick said it knew nothing about the measures.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
A radio DJ who made a hoax call to a hospital caring for the Duchess of Cambridge broke down in tears as she apologised to the family of a nurse who committed suicide after the hoax was broadcast.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised to Cliff Richard if the force was "insensitive" about the search of the singer’s home.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Pop star Cliff Richard will not become “embroiled” in a row between police and the BBC over coverage of the search of his home, his lawyers have said.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has said the BBC put his force in “a very difficult position” over a planned search of Cliff Richard’s home.
A child protection campaigner has warned that the sexual exploitation of youngsters in the UK is a much wider issue than had been acknowledged.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Cliff Richard has said the sex allegation involving a boy is completely false and that he will continue to co-operate with police.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2014
Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution by South Yorkshire Police detectives investigating a sex crime claim involving a young boy.
Sun, 24 Aug, 2014
The BBC has been accused of a “cover up” over its role in the police raid on Cliff Richard’s flat following sexual assault allegations.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Cliff Richard’s flat following sexual assault allegations.
Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists “acted appropriately” in their coverage of the police raid on Cliff Richard’s flat following sexual assault allegations.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
Cliff Richard has turned down the freedom of his adopted Portuguese home city after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Cliff Richard has pulled out of a charity event after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
Cilla Black has rallied to the defence of fellow showbiz veteran Cliff Richard and said she thinks allegations that he sexually assaulted a boy in the 1980s are “without foundation”.
Former Conservative cabinet minister Lord Tebbit has said there "may well" have been a political cover-up over child abuse taking place at Westminster in the 1980s.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
The boss of the parent company of the radio station behind a notorious royal prank call has come under fire after dismissing the outcome with the phrase “s**t happens”.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Scotland Yard has passed a file of evidence to Australian police over a prank call to the hospital where the duchess of Cambridge was treated for morning sickness during the early stages of her pregnancy.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
The British Government should take steps to claw back some of the pay-off given to a former council chief executive who presided over a sickening grooming scandal, an MP has said.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
One of Scotland Yard’s most senior police officers will be quizzed by MPs over the investigation into the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013
An Australian DJ who made a prank call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated will give evidence at the inquest of a nurse who took the call.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013
The family of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who was found hanged after taking a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge, have yet to receive answers from hospital bosses to questions over the death.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
The funeral of the nurse found dead after being duped by a prank call to the hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge will take place in India today.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
The family of the nurse found dead after being duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs described the “unfillable void” left in their lives as a mass was held for her at Westminster Cathedral today.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
A mass will be held at Westminster Cathedral today for the nurse who was found dead after being duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs.
Questions have been raised about the ability of the police watchdog to cope with its own investigation into the Hillsborough disaster.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
The parliamentary grilling received by the chief executive of G4S after its Olympics security shambles was in danger of discouraging businesses to come to the UK, it was claimed today.
Sun, 26 Aug, 2012
Theresa May was accused of giving MPs a “selective account” about when she knew G4S were having problems supplying enough guards to secure the Olympics.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
G4S faces continued pressure today over the Olympics security debacle, as share prices continued to fall.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
The head of G4S is under pressure to quit his £830,000-a-year (€1.05m) job as he prepares to face questions from MPs over the Olympics security debacle.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
Brtain's Home Secretary Theresa May denied that Olympics security was a shambles today after the British military was called in to plug a gap left by the failure of private provider G4S.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
Drug addicts should not be put on methadone for years at a time, written off and left on the sidelines of society, Russell Brand has said.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2012
Former drug addict Russell Brand is lending his help to a UK political inquiry into drug policy.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
The parents of an Indian engineering student who was shot dead in Britain on St Stephen's Day will make an emotional visit to the scene of his murder today.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2012
The riots that spread across English cities this summer might have been avoided if police had “appreciated the magnitude of the task”, the head of a Commons committee said today.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2011
Surrey Police was aware that Milly Dowler’s phone was hacked by someone working for the News of the World (NotW) in 2002, the force’s chief has said.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
Manu Tuilagi’s physicality will be one of England’s strengths in the World Cup.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
Amy Winehouse’s father said the foundation he plans to set up in her name to support people struggling with drink and drugs would “help thousands of people”.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011
Amy Winehouse was secretly engaged to boyfriend Reg Traviss at the time of her death.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2011
The father of singer Amy Winehouse today pleaded with the British government to reform drug rehabilitation centres for youngsters in memory of his daughter.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
A TOP law firm yesterday came under renewed pressure to explain claims it failed to raise the alarm over evidence of police bribes at News International.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2011
SCOTLAND YARD was accused of “a catalogue of failures” over the phone hacking investigation in a damning report by MPs that said up to 12,800 hacking cases may exist.
Scotland Yard was accused today of “a catalogue of failures” over the phone hacking investigation in a damning report by British MPs.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
Senior police chiefs in the UK will be quizzed over the phone hacking scandal today as two MPs called for a top officer to resign amid accusations he repeatedly lied to parliament.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
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