Metropolitan Police


article 17 October 2014 UK
Alleged terror plot in London: four men charged

Four men who allegedly planned a terror attack in London carried out "hostile reconnaissance" of a police station and army barracks, Scotland Yard says.

article 14 October 2014 UK
Simon Israel by Controls on undercover policing 'ineffective'

A group of senior police officers in charge of keeping undercover policing in check lacks "teeth" and should be overhauled immediately, a damning report by inspectors has said.

video 05 October 2014 UK

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Questions mount over Alice Gross murder inquiry

A body, thought to be Arnis Zalkalns, prime suspect in the Alice Gross murder inquiry, is moved from a London park. But why did police take so long to find it in an area they had already searched?

article 18 September 2014 UK
Simon Israel by Met pays damages over assault amid racism claims

Exclusive: the victim of an unlawful arrest who was beaten with batons and sprayed with CS gas by police while driving to buy nappies, tells Channel 4 News he was a victim of racial stereotyping.

post 08 September 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Pc Carol Howard: 'I was treated like an outcast by the Met'

Pc Carol Howard has cowed the largest police force in the UK into rewriting its entire fairness to work procedures.

article 02 September 2014 UK
PC Carol Howard
Simon Israel by Met discrimination payout for Games 'poster girl'

The Metropolitan police issues a public apology for the first time, to a black female police officer who has been awarded nearly 40,000 in compensation for race and sexual discrimination.

article 01 September 2014 UK
Watch new 'plebgate' footage released by Met Police

Scotland Yard finally releases new CCTV footage revealing Andrew Mitchell's controversial encounter with police - now known as the "plebgate" incident - from the other side of Downing Street.

post 20 August 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog James Foley murder video: watch it and you risk terror charges

The gruesome video of the murder of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is a terrorist publication say UK police, and those viewing or sharing it risk prosecution.

post 15 August 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Menezes campaign mentioned in undercover officers' files

The Menezes family meets investigators handling the inquiry into 40 years of covert policing by a unit known as the Special Demonstration Squad.