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UK – Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect

From BBC The man arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has been named as Salih Khater by government sources. The 29-year-old British citizen, originally from Sudan, has also been arrested on…

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Man jailed for Facebook post of London fire victim

Indo Asian News Service From Yahoo News London, June 18 (IANS) Posting horrifying pictures of a Grenfell Tower victim on Facebook has landed a man in jail in Britain. Omega Mwaikambo, 43, was sentenced to three months at Westminster Magistrates’…

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British VIP abuse ring inquiry probes boys’ murders

From Business Insider Scotland Yard is looking into the disappearance of three young boys as part of an ongoing investigation into child abuse allegations dating back to the 1970s London (AFP) – An inquiry into an alleged powerful ring of…

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The Editor speaks: “… the release of the documents held for … Operation T*** … would not be in the public interest.”

If you filled in the blanks as (T) -“EMPURA” you would be wrong. The wording “the release … would not be in the public interest” is the main reason given for the non-publication of the Operation Tempura documents by the…

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Officer says ‘disruption tactics’ used in Stephen Lawrence case in UK

From msn news The detective who secured convictions against two of Stephen Lawrence’s killers believes that some senior Scotland Yard officers never wanted a successful prosecution. Clive Driscoll, a former detective chief inspector, has told BBC Newsnight that “disruption tactics”…

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UK phone hacking scandal will haunt Met/Unfair taxes

Phone hacking: Met had the evidence. How will it explain five years of failure? By Nick Davies, from The Guardian Claims by senior officers that Operation Caryatid left ‘no stone unturned’ look set to haunt police force in light of…

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Something rotten in the Metropolitan Police

By Tom Harper, Paul Peachey From The Independent UK Corrupt officers may escape justice, thanks to mass shredding of evidence MPs condemn force as ‘out-and-out disgrace’ as Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe announces investigation into 1987 murder of whistleblower could be re-opened…

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Paedophile Jimmy Savile’s DNA, used to link him to unsolved deaths, clears him

By SAM WEBB From Daily Mail UK Police who let Jimmy Savile escape with decades of child abuse have now used his DNA to try and link him to a string of unsolved deaths – but he has been cleared…

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Independent Exclusive: Scotland Yard’s rotten core: Police failed to address Met’s ‘endemic corruption’

By Tom Harper Independent UK Organised crime infiltrated police ‘at will’, according to secret report. Top-level internal inquiry identified scores of corrupt individuals working for Met. Organised criminals were able to infiltrate Scotland Yard “at will” by bribing corrupt officers,…