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#Metropolitan Police

# metropolitan-police - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Gary Glitter arrested in Jimmy Savile abuse investigation

The former rocker, real name Paul Gadd, was arrested this morning and is in custody at a London police station.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 19 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Shane Ross haircut

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Scotland Yard bans visible tattoos on police officers

The Metropolitan Police will no longer permit officers to have tattoos on the face, hands, or any which appear above the collar line.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Police to assess Jimmy Savile allegations, no investigation yet

Scotland Yard said it was too early to say how many allegations of sexual abuse there are.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Jimmy Savile: BBC says it is "horrified" by sexual abuse allegations

Police are investigating allegations that the DJ and presenter Jimmy Savile sexually abused teenage girls on BBC premises in the 1970s.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Journalist arrested in London over 'inappropriate payments'

The man was detained at a police station by appointment this morning.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From The42 Arsenal's Andre Santos arrested for dangerous driving Trouble

Arsenal's Andre Santos arrested for dangerous driving

The Brazilian left-back was detained near the club’s training ground last Friday morning.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Irish suicide prevention charity to expand services to UK

Console is to open an office in London following discussions with the UK Department of Health and the Metropolitan Police.

# metropolitan-police - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Tia Sharp case: Grandmother's partner charged with murder

37-year-old Stuart Hazell was arrested after a body was found in the search for the schoolgirl in London.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Tia Sharp investigation: Grandmother and neighbour arrested

A woman in her forties arrested on suspicion of murder is reported to be the grandmother of 12-year-old Tia Sharp, while a man in his thirties has been named as Paul Meehan.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 10 August, 2012

Tia Sharp investigation: Police arrest Stuart Hazell on suspicion of murder

London Metropolitan Police have arrested the 37-year-old partner of the missing girl’s grandmother on suspicion of murder.

London police find body in search for missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp

Police are searching for the partner of Tia Sharp’s grandmother in connection with the case and have warned that he should not be approached.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Search continues for missing London girl Tia Sharp

The 12-year-old was last seen leaving her grandmother’s house in New Addington on Friday.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 3 August, 2012

Missing woman's estate underwent "significant plundering" says Scotland Yard

Police have discovered a woman’s body during investigation into disappearance of Carole Waugh, 50.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 23 July, 2012

Looking for last-minute Olympics tickets? Police issue new tout warning

Gardaí have passed on the advice of London’s Metropolitan Police, who are putting together a list of unauthorised ticket sites.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Six arrested in London in counter-terrorism operation

The five men and one woman were arrested in east and west London early this morning by the Met Police counter terrorism command.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse

Police corruption has been linked to the failure to convict anyone for the murder of Daniel Morgan in 1987.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 27 April, 2012

Man arrested after London siege, police not aware of any hostages

No injuries have been reported from the scene at Tottenham Court Road.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Man held in London over 2007 Cork cocaine seizure

Cocaine worth around €440m was dumped into the sea off the west Cork coast during a failed smuggling attempt over four years ago.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 6 April, 2012

Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry

The officers were suspended from duty after the discovery of racist and sectarian text messages.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 31 March, 2012

London police officer suspended after racist tape claims

Audio of a man being subjected to racist abuse, allegedly from officers from the Metropolitan police, has been published today.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking

The 19-year-old had been arrested and held at a station in Dublin as part of a global investigation into computer hacking.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

FBI indictment in LulzSec case claims Garda error led to conference call leak

Documents filed at a federal court in New York reveal details of charges being brought against two Irishmen as well as an emailing error by a member of the Gardaí.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 13 February, 2012

Scotland Yard commander convicted of misconduct and perverting justice

Suspended police chief Ali Dizaei has been sentenced to three years in prison.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation

Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 3 February, 2012

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge UK police spent €42,000... on checking the time Clocking Up Bills

UK police spent €42,000... on checking the time

Officers in London ran up the huge bill calling the speaking clock – as well as €240,000 on directory enquiries.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 9 January, 2012

Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park

The fake explosive device was snuck into the Olympic Park stadium during a security trial, 200 days before the games begin.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 26 December, 2011

Oxford Street cordoned off after stabbing

A man in his late teens or early twenties was stabbed to death on one of London’s busiest streets earlier today.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

18th person arrested over UK phone hacking

A 41-year-old man was arrested this morning and is being held in south London on suspicion of conspiring to access voicemails and pervert the course of justice.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 25 November, 2011

Watch: Knife-wielding attacker fended off with a broom Knife Attack This post contains videos

Watch: Knife-wielding attacker fended off with a broom

A man who attacked a jewellery shop worker in London fled the scene after the shop’s owner tackled.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Met police no longer seeking court orders against journalists over sources

Scotland Yard is no longer looking for court orders to force journalists to reveal their sources behind certain phone hacking stories.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Six arrested as Welsh fan dies before match against England

The incident did not involve England fans and is not believed to be related to inter-club rivalry.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking

The party’s website was hacked in January, compromising the personal details of around 2,000 people.

# metropolitan-police - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Extra police on the streets for London's Notting Hill carnival Notting Hill This post contains videos

Extra police on the streets for London's Notting Hill carnival

The annual festival of colour and Caribbean culture gets underway in West London today amid tensions following the recent riots.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters

Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks

Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.