Theresa May’s misleading claims about police pay
Are police officers really better off now than in 2010? FactCheck investigates.
Steve White: ‘We’ve cut too far too fast’
After a three-year battle to shake up the Police Federation – Steve White has called it a day – announcing he’ll leave his post at the end of the year.
Rise in number of deaths resulting from police pursuits
Twenty eight people died as a result of police pursuits in the last year, the highest level for eight years. And most of them, according to new figures, were bystanders or passengers. The Independent Police Complaints Commission is now reviewing whether new police safety or training is needed. Its report also shows six people died…
Police injured in protests following Edson Da Costa death
Fourteen police officers were injured last night when trouble flared during protests in East London at the death of a young black man. Edson Da Costa died in hospital six days after he was stopped by police in Beckton while travelling in a car with friends. Protesters alleged that Mr Da Costa was beaten by…
Salman Abedi: what we know
The police have searched 12 locations so far and will continue their operations over the weekend. They say they’ve made ‘immense progress’ in their investigation and eight men are in custody, held on suspicion of terror offences. More is emerging about the bomber, his lifestyle and his movements in the last few months.
Police identify ‘large part’ of Manchester terror network
The police have identified a “large part of the network” linked to the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi. They said some of their arrests – eight since Monday – are significant, as are the materials that have been found in their searches. But the UK terror threat is to remain at critical for the time being,…
Armed police to patrol trains for first time
With the UK threat level still set at critical, British Transport Police say for the first time they will put armed officers on trains, while NHS emergency departments have been told to prepare to deal with possible further terrorist attacks.
Police pay respects to PC Keith Palmer
The biggest ever gathering of British police officers joined mourners at the funeral of PC Keith Palmer, who was stabbed to death inside the gates of Parliament last month.