Met Police

Did a Tory minister fail to help police in a Westminster sex assault case?

12 November 2019 10:40

If an MP’s researcher is accused of sexual assault, what should the MP do? Co-operate fully with the police, of…

Cressida Dick’s sympathy for Carl Beech cop

17 September 2019 16:42

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has admitted she felt sympathy for the officer who said Carl Beech’s claims were ‘credible…

The historic sex abuse investigation needs a dose of common sense

5 May 2017 10:00

Amid the tidal wave of allegations of ‘historic’ sexual abuse by so-called VIP paedophiles, yet another high-profile police investigation has…

Civil life in London is now balanced on a knife edge

26 April 2017 14:15

I’m a member of a small and weird minority, the conservative urbanophiles. Obviously cities are nests of degeneracy and, even…

London knife rampage: Police hold Norwegian-Somali suspect

4 August 2016 7:08

One woman has been killed and five injured after a knifeman went on the rampage in Russell Square, London, late…

Why sorry isn’t the hardest word for Bernard Hogan-Howe

11 February 2016 9:46

Bernard Hogan-Howe did his best to appear calm on the Today show but it is clear he is increasingly rattled…

The Leytonstone attack shows how the terror threat facing Britain is changing

6 December 2015 13:57

The striking thing about the Leytonstone attack is that a man wielding what witnesses described as ‘maybe a hobby knife’…

Tower Hamlets: more allegations of obfuscation and electoral malpractice

30 June 2014 18:45

Will investigators ever get to the bottom of what’s going on in Tower Hamlets? London’s most dubious borough has several…

Andrew Mitchell demands the police publish transcripts of ‘plebgate’ hearings

20 May 2014 19:24

The plebgate scandal has flared back to life tonight with a letter from Andrew Mitchell to the Commissioner of the…

Why the police silenced one of the best officers in Britain

18 February 2014 17:45

West Midlands Police’s announcement that it had ordered the closure of the blog and Twitter account of Inspector Michael Brown –…

Operation Safeway: the Met are on the look out for rogue cyclists

25 November 2013 12:28

The Met Police took 166 of London’s traffic junctions hostage this morning. After a recent spate of cycling fatalities across…