Scotland Yard

Carl Beech scandal: why the police watchdog is under fire
Carl Beech
In Depth

Carl Beech scandal: why the police watchdog is under fire

Five officers exonerated despite 43 errors shown in review of Operation Midland
7 Oct 2019
Met Police 'hacked green campaigners' emails'
Scotland Yard
In Brief

Met Police 'hacked green campaigners' emails'

Whistleblower claims secretive unit illegally monitored hundreds of inboxes for information
22 Mar 2017
Cressida Dick to be first female Scotland Yard commissioner
Cressida Dick
In Brief

Cressida Dick to be first female Scotland Yard commissioner

First woman to take control of force in 188 years is 'thrilled and humbled' by the 'amazing opportunity'
23 Feb 2017
UK urged to review border security to keep out terrorists
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UK urged to review border security to keep out terrorists

Warning from former police chiefs comes amid inquiry into British link to Brussels and Paris jihadists
20 Apr 2016
Armed police on the rise amid terror attack fears in UK
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Armed police on the rise amid terror attack fears in UK

An additional 1,500 firearms officers to be funded in England and Wales
1 Apr 2016
Judge to review Scotland Yard's handling of sex abuse claims
Bernard Hogan-Howe
In Brief

Judge to review Scotland Yard's handling of sex abuse claims

Metropolitan Police policy to automatically believe abuse complaints may come to an end
11 Feb 2016
Alice Gross: why did police not know about killer’s past?
Arnis Zalkalns
In Brief

Alice Gross: why did police not know about killer’s past?

Family says questions over why authorities were unaware of Arnis Zalkalns's murderous past must be answered
6 Jul 2015

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Paedophile ring: police investigate three child murders
Scotland Yard - headquarters of the Metropolitan Police
In Brief

Paedophile ring: police investigate three child murders

Officers investigating alleged 1970s 'VIP paedophile ring' appeal for information on Pimlico estate popular with MPs
18 Dec 2014
Tory MP 'strangled young boy to death', claims abuse victim
Scotland Yard - headquarters of the Metropolitan Police
In Brief

Tory MP 'strangled young boy to death', claims abuse victim

Police investigating three alleged murders linked to Westminster paedophile ring 30 years ago
17 Nov 2014
UK: Scotland Yard tests crime detecting software
Scotland Yard
In Brief

UK: Scotland Yard tests crime detecting software

System analyses intelligence from social networks and past offences to forecast who will commit crimes in the future
31 Oct 2014
Met Police: officer 'taken off child abuse case' in 1998
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In Brief

Met Police: officer 'taken off child abuse case' in 1998

Former Met detective believes his 1998 inquiry into abuse was 'all too uncomfortable to a lot of people'
16 Jul 2014
Plebgate officer 'boasted of toppling the Tory government'
Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell
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Plebgate officer 'boasted of toppling the Tory government'

Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell wants Scotland Yard to release the details of internal investigation
21 May 2014
Scotland Yard policing own officers with 'culture of fear'
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Scotland Yard policing own officers with 'culture of fear'

Report hears that figure fiddling is 'rife' in London as Met Police officers chase performance targets
4 Apr 2014
MADDY: mobile phone probe offers new hope
(FILES) This file picture taken on May 13, 2007 shows a poster displaying the police and a newsdesk number for missing British girl Madeleine McCann hung on a street in the southern Portugues
In Brief

MADDY: mobile phone probe offers new hope

New information and 'targeted' trawl through mobile phone data raises hopes of breakthrough
4 Oct 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 18 Jun 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 18 Jun 2012

18 Jun 2012
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