LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron is cutting short an African trade tour to fly back to Britain to
Rebekah Brooks has been released on bail, the Metropolitan Police confirmed early on Monday. The former News International
The hacking scandal might be dominating the news agenda at the moment, but that should not mask the fact that the force's day to day concerns go far further than the activities of News International and the other members of the press.
The dramatic resignation of Metropolitan Police Chief Sir Paul Stephenson has shifted the focus back onto Prime Minister
I have this afternoon informed the Palace, Home Secretary and the Mayor of my intention to resign as Commissioner of the
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson has resigned, saying he carried "ultimate responsibility" for the
Rebekah Brooks has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police confirmed on Sunday. The former News International chief executive
The Home Secretary Theresa May will make a statement to parliament tomorrow after a number of politicians expressed concern
The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Stephenson, came under fresh pressure Saturday as it was claimed by
For nearly four years they lay piled in a Scotland Yard evidence room, six overstuffed plastic bags gathering dust and little
About Metropolitan Police
The Metropolitan Police Service was founded by Sir Robert Peel in 1829. Today its head is commissioner Cressida Dick. The Met police has recently been subject to controversy over allegations some journalists gave money to police for information during the phone hacking scandal. A force is also known as "the Met", "Met Pol", "MP" and "the MPS" and has more than 31,000 officers together with about 13,000 police staff and 3,700 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). The MPS is also being supported by 2,500 volunteer police cadets and more than 5,000 volunteer police officers from the Metropolitan Special Constabulary (MSC) and its Employer Supported Policing (ESP) programme. The Metropolitan Police Services covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2 million.