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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.
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.
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.
Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.
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.
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.
Police watchdog probes ‘offensive messages’ shared with Couzens before Sarah Everard murder
The material was said to be misogynistic, racist and homophobic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Police officer charged with the murder of Sarah Everard
The Metropolitan Police officer accused of her murder remains in custody.
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.
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.
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.
Over 1,200 arrests of Irish people by Met Police this year
A total of 157 Irish people were arrested for common assault.
Police officer shot dead in London moved into custody work because he thought it was 'safest option'
Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matiu Ratana was described by a friend as ‘just a really genuinely nice guy’.
Police officer shot dead in London is named, as tributes pour in
Sergeant Matiu Ratana, known as Matt to family and friends, joined the force in 1991.
Conservative MP arrested over rape and sexual assault allegations
The ex-minister, who has not been named, is alleged to have assaulted a woman and forced her to have sex, the Sunday Times and Mail on Sunday reported.
Serving London police officer arrested on suspicion of being member of right-wing terror group
The Met Police said there was nothing to suggest any threat to the wider public.
Man shot dead by police in London stabbing attack was convicted terrorist
It is understood Amman, who was jailed in December 2018, had been freed in the past six weeks.
Met Police say London stabbing attack is believed to be 'Islamist-related'
Police fatally shot a man, who was wearing a hoax device, at the scene in Streatham this afternoon.
Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year
A total of 152 Irish people were arrested by Met Police for common assault.
Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack
Police have taken more than 300 statements and retrieved more than 80 hours of CCTV footage.
Several injured in London Bridge terror attack, suspect shot dead by police
Metropolitan Police said that the male suspect who was shot dead was believed to have been wearing a hoax device.
Met Police says it is ‘not appropriate authority’ to investigate Epstein sex trafficking claims
Panorama’s interview with accuser Virginia Guiffre is to be broadcast on Monday.
Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race
Nigel Farage has claimed he’s been repeatedly offered a seat in the House of Lords to “go quietly”.
Leaders of crime gang running several brothels in London jailed for eight years
One victim said she was told her family in Brazil would be killed if she tried to leave.
Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben
Tree surgeon Ben Atkinson (43) evaded police for more than three hours after climbing the scaffolding.
E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane
The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.
Man who drove into crowd in Westminster jailed for life
Salih Khater drove his car at pedestrians, cyclists and two police officers in August 2018.
‘Poor judgment’ caused police failures in Westminster sex abuse claims case, report says
Carl Beech was jailed for fabricating a series of claims of rape, torture and murder by high-profile figures.
One of Britain's most wanted fugitives convicted of murder following international manhunt
Shane O’Brien slashed 21-year-old Josh Hanson’s neck at a west London bar in 2015.
Man detained after dousing himself with suspected flammable liquid by Parliament gates in London
The scene was made safe by units from the London Fire Brigade.
Man (26) jailed in first UK conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer
Tendai Muswere was sentenced today to three years imprisonment.
Met Police drop investigation into whether Leave.EU breached electoral law
Investigations into the spending returns of Vote Leave and BeLeave remain ongoing.