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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# the met

This year
# David Carrick
Serving Met Police officer admits to 24 counts of rape against a dozen women
Pc David Carrick, 48, has pleaded guilty to a total of 49 offences, including 24 counts of rape, between 2003 and 2020.
All time
# Met Ball
28 Throwbacks of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Blake Lively and SJP to get you psyched for next week's Met Gala
Rihanna, Amal Clooney, and Donatella Versace are set to host it this year. CAN’T WAIT.
# Hyde Park
London police read press the riot act over 'summer of disorder' speculation
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after last week’s Hyde Park water fight descended into chaos.
# the met
Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack
Churches have been asked to review security measures, as the Home Office releases millions in funding for places of worship.
# Read all about it
Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges
Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.
# Missing
Police say missing 11-year-old girl could be in Ireland
Kathleen Doherty from London has been missing for more than a week.
# London
Max Clifford arrested as part of Savile investigation - reports
Celebrity publicist Max Clifford is being questioned by police in London on suspicion of sexual offences, according to reports.
# Sexual Abuse
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.
# Investigation
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.
# tia sharp
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.
# tia sharp
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.
# Hacking
British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
# Racism
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.