Met Police

Striking Pictures From Student Protest Show Moment Policeman Hit By Smoke Grenade

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

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Protesters Arrested As Student Demo Turns Nasty After Home Office Hit By Smoke Bombs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police arrested protesters after government buildings and police were targeted with smoke grenades, paint and eggs when a London student demonstration...

Traffic Warden's Body Camera Footage Captures Attack By Hot-Headed Motorist

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

Metropolitan police have released body camera footage of an irate man assaulting a traffic warden in London, in an appeal to identify the suspect. ...

Man With Baby In A Pram Caught Causing £9,000 Damage To An Aston Martin

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A man has been caught on footage causing £9,000 worth of damage to an Aston Martin V8 Vantage, whilst pushing a baby in a pram. The unsettling inc...

The Met's 'Creepy' Photo Of Michael McIntyre Has Landed Them In Serious Trouble

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

A photograph of Michael McIntyre taken from aboard a Met Police helicopter and posted to twitter is being investigated by the information watchdog. ...

Met Police Helicopter Deletes 'Creepy' Tweet Of Michael McIntyre

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

A Met Police helicopter has tweeted out a picture that appears to be of comedian, Michael McIntyre. The now-deleted tweet by the National Police A...

We Have a Chance to Secure Real Reform of Our Spying Laws

Rachel Robinson | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Politics
Rachel Robinson

With the much-touted Investigatory Powers Bill looming - it's in the Government's interest to make this black and white: either you believe in stopping terrorism and serious crime or you believe in the fundamental right to privacy. One or the other, you can't have both.

Only Real Transparency Can Build Public Trust in How Surveillance Powers Are Used

Daniel Nesbitt | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Nesbitt

The need for more information is given greater urgency by the words of Commander Richard Martin, head of intelligence and covert policing at the Met. In the article Commander Martin states that Communications Data is now routinely used in almost every criminal investigation.

Mystery Over Body Found In Suitcase Pulled From London's Grand Union Canal

PA | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

Detectives are racing to identify the body of a person found in a suitcase dumped in a canal. Police are trying to trace the identity of the corpse...

Police Probe Two More Deaths After Body Found On Roof

PA | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after three people were found dead. Police were called to a property in west London on Friday after...

The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Crime: Four Out of Five Animals Die in Transit

Mike Baker | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Mike Baker

With an estimated worth of between 10 and 20 billion dollars each year, the "zero tolerance approach to wildlife trafficking" announced by HRH Prince William in Washington this week is so very welcome.

Met Police Give You Another Reason Not To Watch Islamic State Beheading Video

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

The Metropolitan Police have issued an extraordinary warning today that anyone viewing or sharing a graphic video of the beheading of a US journalist ...

Three Children Found Dead In London

PA | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a residential address. Officers were called to the propert...

Met Police 'Strip-Search Thousands Of Children'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

More than 4,500 children have been strip searched by the Metropolitan Police over the last five years, figures show. Some 4,638 children between th...

Stephen Lawrence Case: Don't Blame the Entire Met Police

Bob Morgan | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

Understandably the level of debate about this case has increased with the most recent allegations around spying and corruption - but a theme of that debate seems to be the entire Metropolitan Police were to blame for the actions of a few.

Cynicism Killed the Cat - A Plea for Optimism!

Paul Charlton | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Paul Charlton

Cynicism's had its day; it's time for pragmatic optimism. I'm rallying the troops and you're the first for the press gang!

GRAPHIC PIC: Man Blinded By Water Cannon Has Message For Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Water cannons used against rioters are a "lethal weapon" and should not be introduced in London, a German pensioner blinded by one of the machines has...

WATCH: One Man's Experience With The Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

According to a new ITV poll, four out of ten people consider the British police to have a corruption problem. The poll for ITV’s 'Tonight' progr...

Will the Met Police's New Approach to Conducting Stop and Search Help Rebuild Public Trust? Young People Are Yet to Be Convinced

Mike Bonnet | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Mike Bonnet

Will the Met Police's new approach to conducting stop and search help rebuild public trust Young people are yet to be convinced. The government's policy on stop and search is once again under the spotlight. In the aftermath of inquest into Mark Duggan's shooting, the police, Home Office and home secretary have all spoken about the need for a fairer and less divisive stop and search policy.

Police Officer Pleads Guilty Over Plebgate Row

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A police officer accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the Plebgate row has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey. Pc Keith Wallis, 53, of West ...

British Police Travel To Romanian Villages

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police from London have gone to Romania to try to persuade people not to come to Britain without jobs. Officers visited impoverished parts of the e...

Lucy Sherriff

41 Arrests Made In Two Days Over At Students' London Protests | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

More than 40 arrests have been made in the past two days at student protests in London, with a video emerging of what appears to be a police officer p...

British And Portuguese Police 'Should Join Together' To Find Maddy

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

British and Portuguese police should join together as one team to investigate the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the Met Police Commissioner has s...

Local Policing 'Must Be Bedrock' Of Service

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain's police are "sadly deteriorated", a former Met commissioner has said. Neighbourhood policing should once again be the bedrock of the servi...

Andy Murray 'Gun Scare' Arrests

PA | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

Police arrested four men suspected of brandishing a gun at tennis star Andy Murray - but later realised they were autograph hunters with a tennis racq...