• Published on 14 Sep 2017 Sections FactCheck

    Are police officers really better off now than in 2010? FactCheck investigates.

  • Published on 30 Aug 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    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.

  • Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections UK

    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…

  • Published on 26 Jun 2017 Sections UK

    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…

  • Published on 26 May 2017 Sections UK

    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.

  • Published on 26 May 2017 Sections UK

    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,…

  • Published on 25 May 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    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.

  • Published on 10 Apr 2017 Sections UK

    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.