Metropolitan Police

Five times the cost of living triggered civil unrest
Yellow vests protestors demonstrate near the Arc de Triomphe
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Five times the cost of living triggered civil unrest

Police reportedly preparing for imminent clashes and disorder across the UK
25 May 2022
What powers does Sadiq Khan have?
Sadiq Khan
Today’s big question

What powers does Sadiq Khan have?

Home secretary proposing to curb mayoral influence over Met hiring and firing decisions
19 May 2022
The law on police strip searches
British police
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The law on police strip searches

Scotland Yard forced to apologise after leaving 15-year-old girl traumatised at school
17 Mar 2022
Cressida Dick: the scandal-hit chief stepping down from Met Police
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick
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Cressida Dick: the scandal-hit chief stepping down from Met Police

Commissioner resigns amid allegations she failed to stem culture of misogyny and racism
11 Feb 2022
Can the Metropolitan Police rebuild public trust?
Metropolitan Police
Why we’re talking about . . .

Can the Metropolitan Police rebuild public trust?

Hunt for a police chief beings as Cressida Dick steps down from top job
11 Feb 2022
Operation Hillman: the No. 10 parties probe
No. 10 Downing Street
Why we’re talking about . . .

Operation Hillman: the No. 10 parties probe

More than 50 people will be given a week to complete a questionnaire from police
10 Feb 2022
‘Munira Mirza’s resignation letter has weakened Tory MPs’ bonds of loyalty’
Munira Mirza
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‘Munira Mirza’s resignation letter has weakened Tory MPs’ bonds of loyalty’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 Feb 2022

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‘New report shines damning light into toxic culture within Met police’
Cressida Dick
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‘New report shines damning light into toxic culture within Met police’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
2 Feb 2022
Religious tolerance, trans treatment and police misogyny
The star of David
Podcasts

Religious tolerance, trans treatment and police misogyny

Is the Arab world re-embracing its Jews? Are the rights of LGBTQ+ people under threat? And do the police have a misogyny problem?
28 Jan 2022
Academic’s long road to justice for ‘dehumanising’ strip search
Dr Konstancja Duff
In Depth

Academic’s long road to justice for ‘dehumanising’ strip search

Met says sorry for ‘sexist, derogatory and unacceptable’ language used by officers
27 Jan 2022
A history of MPs who were investigated by the police
Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe
In Depth

A history of MPs who were investigated by the police

From Jeremy Thorpe to Keith Vaz, The Week takes a look at MPs who have faced police scrutiny
12 Jan 2022
Is Matt Hancock attempting a political comeback?
Matt Hancock leaving No. 10 with Gina Coladangelo in May 2020
The latest on . . .

Is Matt Hancock attempting a political comeback?

The former health secretary has a new United Nations role
13 Oct 2021
‘The time now is desperately short to regain the trust of women in the police’
Vigil for Sarah Everard
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‘The time now is desperately short to regain the trust of women in the police’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
1 Oct 2021
How a police officer fired over child abuse video won her job back
Robyn Williams
Getting to grips with . . .

How a police officer fired over child abuse video won her job back

Independent panel finds dismissal should be replaced with a final warning
18 Jun 2021
‘Daniel Morgan inquiry is a badge of shame for the Metropolitan Police’
Daniel Morgan
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‘Daniel Morgan inquiry is a badge of shame for the Metropolitan Police’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Jun 2021
‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’
Cressida Dick on a visit to No. 10
Instant Opinion

‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Mar 2021
Government’s ‘violence against women and girls’ strategy explained
Metropolitan Police during the search for Sarah Everard
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Government’s ‘violence against women and girls’ strategy explained

A woman is murdered by a man every three days in UK, according to tracking charity
11 Mar 2021
Why everybody’s talking about undercover policing
A view of New Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police headquarters in London
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Why everybody’s talking about undercover policing

Long-delayed investigation into abuses by ‘spycops’ is one of the most complicated in British legal history
12 Nov 2020
Police investigating Keir Starmer over crash with cyclist
Keir Starmer is shown around Barford Park Farm in Sailsbury.
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Police investigating Keir Starmer over crash with cyclist

Labour leader quizzed at London police station after rider taken to hospital
27 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’
Kenya coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 30 June
30 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit is ‘triggering a race to the bottom’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Brexit is ‘triggering a race to the bottom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 8 June
8 Jun 2020
What is institutional racism?
Stephen Lawrence
In Depth

What is institutional racism?

Accusation leveled at Home Office in draft Windrush report
21 Feb 2020
Streatham terror attack: what we know
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 02: Police emergency services are seen at the site of an incident after a man has been shot dead by police in South London following stabbing several people
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Streatham terror attack: what we know

Attacker was recently released from prison after conviction on 13 terror charges
3 Feb 2020
How police footage will help Facebook target shooter streams
Facebook
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How police footage will help Facebook target shooter streams

Social media giant moves to curb extremist content following anger over Christchurch shootings videos
18 Sep 2019
Instant Opinion: Why anti-Semitism could finally sink Labour
Newspapers
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Instant Opinion: Why anti-Semitism could finally sink Labour

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 12 July
12 Jul 2019
How the real Hatton Garden robbery played out
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How the real Hatton Garden robbery played out

New ITV drama depicts elderly criminals as they carry out ‘largest burglary in English legal history’
22 May 2019
Is facial recognition technology safe?
Facial recognition technology has come on a long way in recent years
In Depth

Is facial recognition technology safe?

Use of controversial surveillance techniques by UK police is being challenged in landmark court case
21 May 2019
Anna Soubry abuse: do politicians need more protection?
Anna Soubry
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Anna Soubry abuse: do politicians need more protection?

MPs urge Scotland Yard to step in after the pro-EU Tory is branded ‘Nazi’ by protesters
8 Jan 2019
How to stop a moped attack
Moped crime
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How to stop a moped attack

Aggressive tactics by police against moped-riding muggers have pushed criminals into the suburbs
4 Dec 2018
Why more people are being murdered in London
Knife crime
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Why more people are being murdered in London

Fatal stabbing of boy in Bellingham takes 2018 total to 116 - the same as for the whole of last year
2 Nov 2018
Scotland Yard facing biggest corruption scandal in 40 years
Officers stand to attention during the Metropoitan Police Service's 175th Anniversary
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Scotland Yard facing biggest corruption scandal in 40 years

Elite anti-corruption unit under investigation for ‘serious corruption and malpractice’
23 Jul 2018
Why moped crime is surging
Moped crime
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Why moped crime is surging

Michael McIntyre becomes latest victim while waiting to collect his children from school
5 Jun 2018
Stephen Lawrence: will there be another criminal enquiry?
Stephen Lawrence
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Stephen Lawrence: will there be another criminal enquiry?

National Crime Agency considers new investigation as father of the stabbed teenager forgives killers
16 Apr 2018
May turns the tables on Met after Damian Green sacking
Senior Met officials have condemned the conduct of two former officers
In Brief

May turns the tables on Met after Damian Green sacking

Prime Minister calls for police leak to be investigated as Government shifts focus
22 Dec 2017
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