Anti-Muslim activity reported in the wake of soldier Lee Rigby’s death was mainly online abuse which peaked on the day after the brutal killing, police chiefs have said.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2013
The Jimmy Savile scandal may not have a big enough effect on social attitudes towards child abuse, a former leading judge in England said today.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013
David Cameron raised the prospect today that Sir Jimmy Savile could be posthumously stripped of his knighthood amid allegations of sexual abuse against young girls.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
The chairman of the BBC Trust said allegations of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile could not be excused as behaviour from a time when “attitudes were different”, and gave his backing to inquiries by police and the corporation.
Scotland Yard will “work closely” with the BBC as it takes the national lead in assessing allegations against late TV presenter Sir Jimmy Savile, the force said tonight.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2012
Police federations in Northern Ireland and Great Britain have protested against arrangements to bring in officers from England and Wales as reinforcements.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
England’s Euro 2012 quarter-final against Italy will be watched by around 20 million people on television in the UK and 6,000 dedicated fans in Kiev tonight.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2012
New guidelines that will bring “common sense” to relationships between the police and media in the UK have been drawn up, Theresa May told the Leveson Inquiry.
Tue, 29 May, 2012
Football clubs should pay the full cost of policing a wider area around stadia on match days, according to the sport’s most senior police officer in England and Wales.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
David Cameron insisted today that police and politicians had worked together to tackle the ugly riots that swept across England.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2011
Children as young as seven have been issued with shotgun certificates in Britain, data released under the Freedom of Information Act has revealed.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
A change in the law in Britain to prevent criminals who receive suspended jail terms from holding a gun licence for five years should be introduced, a report into the killings of Derrick Bird recommended today.
Tue, 02 Nov, 2010
The company which supplied the Tasers used by police in the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat has had its licence revoked, the British Home Office said today.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2010
AT least 2,600 women have been trafficked into England and Wales and forced to work as prostitutes, a snapshot report published yesterday claims.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2010
A BRITISH police advert which urged citizens to be suspicious of neighbours who spend a lot of time at home, keep their curtains drawn and use money instead of cash cards, was banned yesterday.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
The North's outgoing police chief has today accused the Stormont administration of not doing enough to tackle segregation and division in the region.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2009
The North's new chief constable has vowed to build on the work of the man he will succeed, Hugh Orde.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2009
Leicestershire police chief Matt Baggott was tonight appointed as the new Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2009
The successor to the North's police chief Hugh Orde will be decided today as four high-ranking candidates face a rigorous interview process in Belfast.
The North's police chief Hugh Orde was announced as the new president of Britain's Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) today.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
The North’s top police officer is expected to find out today whether he has landed a new job.
Two members of the far right British National Party have been living in Ireland, it emerged today.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
Police in the North are facing a new threat from dissident republicans, it was warned today.
Police today issued a warning after investigating allegations that a former worker at the Jersey care home where where a child’s skull was found approached a victim and told them to keep quiet.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2008
Supermarket giant Tesco today said it wanted to work with the British government on new laws to ensure the “responsible pricing” of alcohol.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2008
REVOLUTIONARY DNA technology, which could catch thousands more criminals every year, is finally set to be cleared for use by police in Britain.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2008
Prisoners jailed on the strength of a DNA testing technique that is now under review could turn to the appeal courts in a bid to have their convictions quashed, an expert said today.
Sat, 22 Dec, 2007
BRITAIN’S top police officers warned of the dangers of longer drinking hours yesterday as government plans to allow round-the-clock licences came into effect.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2005
UK Humberside Chief Constable David Westwood was twice warned not to blame Britain's Data Protection Act for the deletion of records on Ian Huntley, the Soham Inquiry heard today.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2004
NEW police guidelines which will see most cannabis smokers in Britain let off with a verbal warning were defended by Home Secretary David Blunkett yesterday.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2003
Police representatives were today given the go-ahead to challenge Northern Ireland police Ombudsman Nuala O’Loan’s devastating report of the investigation into the Omagh bomb atrocity.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2002
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