Grave allegations, basic democratic freedoms undermined, deceitful relationships, profound questions of racial equality - at last the public inquiry into undercover policing is underway.
A Met Police officer is in a stable condition in hospital after being shot during an armed operation in the Hackney area of east London. A man was arrested at the scene.
The family of Cherry Groce, shot and crippled by a firearms officer in her Brixton home in 1985, is to sue for damages.
Radical preacher Anjem Choudray has been charged with inviting support for the so-called Islamic State group.
A retired police sergeant cleared of racially and sexually abusing a teenager 29 years ago has called on the Metropolitan Police to "stop targeting me and my family".
A former Metropolitan police sergeant has gone on trial for allegedly racially and sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the back of a police van 29 years ago.
A judge-led inquiry is to spend the next three years investigating how undercover policing has been used and abused. Victims of malpractice are calling for it to name and shame those involved.
Police will have to be taken off the streets unless there are more resources to cope with an "overwhelming" rise in reported cases of rape, the UK's most senior police officer warns.