Met Police

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

Mike Baker | Posted 09.12.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Tributes For Dead Hit-And-Run PC

PA | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK

Britain's most senior police officer has led the tributes to a long-serving colleague who was killed in a hit-and-run while trying to halt a speeding ...

Hit-And-Run PC Dies Of His Injuries

PA | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK

A long-serving police constable who was critically injured as he tried to stop a speeding car has died in hospital. Pc Andrew Duncan, 47, was prono...

'We Are Coming Down The Road #EDL'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Two men have been arrested after the EDL and members of the Muslim community held demonstrations in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. ...

We Must Stand Up to the EDL

John Biggs AM | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Politics
John Biggs AM

I am a firm advocate of our right to free speech in the UK. However, this right must be balanced against other human rights. And in this instance it must be balanced against the right of the people of Tower Hamlets to a peaceful home free from people whose sole aim is to create hostility and incite racial hatred.

Judge Rules On EDL Petition To March Through 'Sharia' Suburb

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Two men have been arrested after the EDL and members of the Muslim community held demonstrations in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. ...

Hunt After Girl, 12, Raped By Two Men

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A manhunt has been launched after a 12-year-old girl was raped by two men. The girl was in Walthamstow, east London, between 12.15am and 12.30am on...

Concern For Missing London Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a missing schoolgirl. Nine-year-old Rosie James of Hornsey in north London has not been...

Thieves and Burglars... Police Will Ignore Most of Your Crimes

Roger Evans | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics
Roger Evans

Victims of crime should be allowed the right to appeal to an independent body - such as the new local safer neighbourhood boards being introduced in London - if the police decide not to investigate their crime. Clear standards should be set so that we know why investigations are dropped.

Rupert Murdoch Rows Back In Hacking Row

PA | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has rowed back from claims that the investigation into phone hacking and corruption is "totally incompetent" but said Scotland Yard's p...

False Alert Over Boat Party Shuts Down Hammersmith Bridge

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Revellers on a London cruise had their party interrupted after a member of the public mistakenly thought the boat was stuck under Hammersmith bridge, ...