London riots vigilante

UK riots: are vigilantes heroes or villains?

News Wed 10 Aug, AT 14:52

First reaction: the police don’t like them but some see vigilante groups as heroes of the community

riot police

As UK reels from riots, is it time to use army?

News Tue 9 Aug, AT 15:42

First reaction: Comparisons with the 1980s are misleading – there are far deeper causes

Theresa May

Theresa May’s comments over police cuts mocked

News Tue 9 Aug, AT 13:45

‘The British public don't resort to violent unrest’ home secretary told police last year while defending cuts

Olympic village

Exposed: the nightmare of the London Olympics

Wed 20 Jul, AT 08:30 Michael Bywater

The debacle of the Murdochs, Brooks and Coulson is foreshadowed in this astounding book

Paul Stephenson Met Police commissioner

Get an army general to take charge of the Met

Tue 19 Jul, AT 08:48 Crispin Black

The police chief does not have to be a copper – for years they appointed military men