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# Scotland Yard

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London police arrest three more over drummer's murder
Scotland Yard said the men were detained on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
Scotland Yard identifies new leads in missing Madeleine McCann case
The missing three-year-old vanished from the family’s holiday flat in Praia da Luz, Portugal six years ago.
'Class A drugs' found after London police car chase
A 30-year-old man was arrested for possession and dangerous driving causing death.
Two dead after police car chase in London
A third man – the driver – was arrested on the scene.
Eight men arrested on suspicion of rape of teenager in London
The offences are alleged to have occurred between May and November 2012.
Police taser man outside Buckingham Palace
The man had been brandishing two knives during the Changing of the Guard.
British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal
She was the first person to be prosecuted under the investigation into payments by News of the World journalists to public officials which is linked to the phone hacking scandal.
Probe launched after girl, 13, dies in crash during police pursuit
The girl was a back-seat passenger in a car not involved in the pursuit. It was hit by another vehicle which was being followed by police.
Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims
The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.
London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident
The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.
Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital
Warning: this is possibly the saddest story you’re going to read this Christmas.
Syria-related terror arrest at Heathrow
The man, 24, was was taken into custody by counterterrorism officers after immigration officials stopped him once he arrived on a flight from Bahrain this morning.
Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal
BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.
Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe
The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.
Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports
London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.
The Evening Fix... now with added Shane Ross haircut
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Scotland Yard bans visible tattoos on police officers
The Metropolitan Police will no longer permit officers to have tattoos on the face, hands, or any which appear above the collar line.
Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows
There will now be at least three separate investigations into the allegations against the Jim’ll Fix It presenter.
Journalist arrested in London over 'inappropriate payments'
The man was detained at a police station by appointment this morning.
London police find body in search for missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp
Police are searching for the partner of Tia Sharp’s grandmother in connection with the case and have warned that he should not be approached.
British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
Missing woman's estate underwent "significant plundering" says Scotland Yard
Police have discovered a woman’s body during investigation into disappearance of Carole Waugh, 50.
Six arrested in London in counter-terrorism operation
The five men and one woman were arrested in east and west London early this morning by the Met Police counter terrorism command.
Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones
Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.
London police officer suspended after racist tape claims
Audio of a man being subjected to racist abuse, allegedly from officers from the Metropolitan police, has been published today.
Rebekah Brooks and husband among six arrested in hacking probe
The Metropolitan Police have said that five men and one woman have been arrested in connection with phone hacking this morning.
British Labour MP arrested for alleged assault in Commons bar
Eric Joyce, MP for Falkirk, has been suspended by Labour pending the outcome of a police investigation.
Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking
Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.
Scotland Yard commander convicted of misconduct and perverting justice
Suspended police chief Ali Dizaei has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe
The 52-year-old woman was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged illegal payments from journalists to officers.
Pensioner charged with 16 counts of child sex abuse in UK
Scotland Yard says today that the charges date back to 1949.
London police look for 'Zerx' graffiti artist
Police in London are hunting for a graffiti artist who they claim has caused more than one million pounds worth of damage in the city.
Met police no longer seeking court orders against journalists over sources
Scotland Yard is no longer looking for court orders to force journalists to reveal their sources behind certain phone hacking stories.
Scotland Yard detective arrested over phone hacking inquiry
Meanwhile, the second person arrested today is reported to have worked for the News of the World.
Hacking scandal claims another victim as top counter-terrorism chief resigns
Another day, another resignation.
David Cameron under pressure over links to phone hacking scandal
The UK’s most senior police officer appeared to fire a parting shot at the prime minister as Rebekah Brooks was bailed last night following 12 hours questioning.
Phone hacking: UK police chief Sir Paul Stephenson resigns
The hacking scandal has led to another resignation, the most senior yet.
Rebekah Brooks arrested in phone hacking probe
Brooks resigned as the chief executive of News International on Friday.
Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions
The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.
MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.