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# met police

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Cambridge Circus
Man dies after being crushed by hydraulic urinal in central London
The incident took place at Cambridge Circus in central London.
# London
Met Police commissioner apologises after another officer convicted of sex crimes
The Met said 1,071 of its own officers had been or are under investigation for domestic abuse and violence against women and girls.
Last year
2022
# London
Murder investigation launched as man dies after being stabbed in heart in London park
No arrests have been made so far.
# UK
Neighbour ‘heard scream’ on London road where two young boys were found dead
The Metropolitan Police said a man and a woman, who were arrested after the discovery of the bodies, were known to both children.
# met police
Man and woman arrested over deaths of two young boys in London
The suspects were known to the children who were found at a property in Dagenham, east London, police said.
# London
One arrested and three in critical condition after crush at Brixton Academy in London
Nigerian artist Asake said he was “praying” for those injured during the incident midway through his show.
# just stop oil
UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests
Sunak called it “completely unacceptable” that ordinary people were having their lives disrupted by environmental protests.
# just stop oil
Met Police ‘fully prepared’ to counter further Just Stop Oil protests ahead of Christmas
The group has been using civil resistance and direct action as part of its campaign to stop future gas and oil projects.
# London
Man stabbed to death at Notting Hill Carnival named as rapper TKorStretch
The 21-year-old, from Bristol,was confirmed as the victim by his manager, Chris Patrick, this morning.
# Met and Mo
Met Police open investigation into Mo Farah trafficking disclosure
The four-time Olympic champion has revealed how he was brought to Britain after his father was killed in civil war.
# London
Death of man found on fire in London park being treated as suspicious by police
Firefighters alerted the police after being called to the park just before 4.20am this morning.
# UK
Harvey Weinstein to be charged with indecent assault against woman in London in 1996
The 70-year-old was convicted of rape and sexual assault and jailed for 23 years in the United States in February 2020.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.
# southwark
Man arrested after four people found stabbed to death in south London
All four people – three women and a man – were pronounced dead at the scene.
# Partygate
Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign
Boris Johnson was fined over attending a gathering to mark his 56th birthday at No 10, at which he was ‘ambushed’ with a cake.
# child q
UK policing minister criticised for ‘lack of urgency’ over strip search of black schoolgirl
The 15-year-old was searched by female police officers at her school in 2020 without another adult present and while on her period.
# Scotland Yard
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick resigns
She said Mayor of London Sadiq Khan left her with “no choice but to step aside as Commissioner”.
# sue gray
Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.
# Under Pressure
Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.
# lockdown parties
Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.
# met police
No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.
All time
# irish in uk
Murder, rape, assault and drug offences: Over 1,000 Irish arrested by Met Police this year
Three Irish citizens were arrested by the Metropolitan Police over attempted murder.
# UK
Met Police officers plead guilty to sharing photos of murdered sisters
Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis had been assigned to protect the scene after Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead in a park in Wembley.
# Sarah Everard
Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence
Wayne Couzens was handed a whole-life tariff in September after murdering the 33-year-old.
# Terrorism
Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.
# Legal Action
UK police to take 'no further action' after reviewing claims by Prince Andrew's accuser
Prince Andrew is the subject of a lawsuit in the US brought by a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her.
# met police
Bus advice in wake of Everard murder ‘taken out of context’, Met Police chief says
Cressida Dick said she stands by the advice that was issued by the Met last week despite widespread criticism.
# Wayne Couzens
Police watchdog probes ‘offensive messages’ shared with Couzens before Sarah Everard murder
The material was said to be misogynistic, racist and homophobic.
# met police
Met Police in new Couzens probe as force vows to protect women and girls
A senior officer admitted a vetting check on Wayne Couzens was not done ‘correctly’ when he joined the Met in 2018.
# London
Met Police must answer ‘serious questions’ over Sarah Everard case, Patel says
The UK Home Secretary continued to back Cressida Dick amid calls for her resignation.
# London
Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police
Couzens pleaded guilty on 9 July – Sarah was kidnapped, raped and murdered on 3 March.
# London
Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
Footage posted on social media showed people forcing their way through barriers and a line of security staff.
# London
Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murder of Sarah Everard
Couzens kidnapped Everard in Clapham, south London, on the evening of 3 March.
# London
UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to chair a meeting of the government’s Crime and Justice Taskforce today.
# London
Met Police says 'enforcement was necessary' at Sarah Everard vigil amid mounting pressure
There has been condemnation of the policing of the vigil with the Home Secretary seeking a report on events.
# London
'Unspeakable scenes': Police criticised for tactics at London vigil for Sarah Everard
Hundreds of people had gathered to call for more to be done to tackle violence against women.
# London
Police officer charged with the murder of Sarah Everard
The Metropolitan Police officer accused of her murder remains in custody.
# indecent exposure
Met Police facing probe into handling of allegation against suspect in Sarah Everard case
The arrested officer was treated for a head injury sustained while in custody yesterday.
# London
Met Police officer remains in custody over Sarah Everard disappearance as human remains found
The remains were found in an area of woodland in Ashford in Kent.
# Sarah Everard
Human remains found in hunt for missing Sarah Everard
The marketing executive went missing after leaving a friend’s home in Clapham late on 3 March.