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# scotland-yard - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims

The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.

# scotland-yard - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident Plebgate This post contains videos

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

# scotland-yard - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital

Warning: this is possibly the saddest story you’re going to read this Christmas.

# scotland-yard - Monday 12 November, 2012

Syria-related terror arrest at Heathrow

The man, 24, was was taken into custody by counterterrorism officers after immigration officials stopped him once he arrived on a flight from Bahrain this morning.

# scotland-yard - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.

# scotland-yard - Friday 2 November, 2012

Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe

The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.

# scotland-yard - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports

London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.

# scotland-yard - Friday 19 October, 2012

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

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

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - Friday 12 October, 2012

Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows

There will now be at least three separate investigations into the allegations against the Jim’ll Fix It presenter.

# scotland-yard - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Journalist arrested in London over 'inappropriate payments'

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

# scotland-yard - Friday 10 August, 2012

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.

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Rebekah Brooks and husband among six arrested in hacking probe

The Metropolitan Police have said that five men and one woman have been arrested in connection with phone hacking this morning.

# scotland-yard - Thursday 23 February, 2012

British Labour MP arrested for alleged assault in Commons bar

Eric Joyce, MP for Falkirk, has been suspended by Labour pending the outcome of a police investigation.

# scotland-yard - Friday 17 February, 2012

Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking

Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.

# scotland-yard - 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.

# scotland-yard - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe

The 52-year-old woman was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged illegal payments from journalists to officers.

# scotland-yard - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Pensioner charged with 16 counts of child sex abuse in UK

Scotland Yard says today that the charges date back to 1949.

# scotland-yard - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

London police look for 'Zerx' graffiti artist

Police in London are hunting for a graffiti artist who they claim has caused more than one million pounds worth of damage in the city.

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.

# scotland-yard - Friday 19 August, 2011

Scotland Yard detective arrested over phone hacking inquiry

Meanwhile, the second person arrested today is reported to have worked for the News of the World.

# scotland-yard - Monday 18 July, 2011

Hacking scandal claims another victim as top counter-terrorism chief resigns

Another day, another resignation.

David Cameron under pressure over links to phone hacking scandal

The UK’s most senior police officer appeared to fire a parting shot at the prime minister as Rebekah Brooks was bailed last night following 12 hours questioning.

# scotland-yard - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Phone hacking: UK police chief Sir Paul Stephenson resigns

The hacking scandal has led to another resignation, the most senior yet.

Rebekah Brooks arrested in phone hacking probe

Brooks resigned as the chief executive of News International on Friday.

# scotland-yard - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions

The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.

# scotland-yard - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

# scotland-yard - Monday 11 July, 2011

# scotland-yard - Thursday 28 April, 2011

UK revokes wedding invite for Syria envoy, arrests 20 on suspicion of disruption plot

The Syrian ambassador has had his wedding invitation revoked – while police conduct a “pre-emptive” dawn raid in London, arresting 20 people.

# scotland-yard - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Former News of the World editor faces questioning

Rebekah Brooks left her position as editor of the newspaper before the time that a private investigator was hacking phones for the publication.

# scotland-yard - Friday 21 January, 2011

Inquiry into allegations politician's wife had affair with his former bodyguard

Former British home secretary Alan Johnson resigned from front-bench opposition position yesterday as allegations emerged about his wife and his former police bodyguard.