‘No-one above the law’ says Met chief regarding prince Andrew rape allegations

Support us and go ad-free The Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick said “no-one is above the law” when questioned about claims of sexual assault against prince Andrew Windsor. Dick herself recently received criticism after refusing to accept the findings of a report which uncovered institutional corruption in the Metropolitan Police. No investigation Dick added that …
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Met accused of ‘betrayal of public’ over 1987 unsolved murder

Support us and go ad-free Britain’s biggest police force has been accused of a “betrayal of the public” and continuing to “lack candour” in its statements over the unsolved murder of private investigator Daniel Morgan. Betrayal The Metropolitan Police were accused of institutional corruption by an independent panel over the 1987 killing, which has remained …
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Woman arrested at Sarah Everard vigil preparing for legal action against the Met

Support us and go ad-free A woman who was arrested at the Clapham Common vigil for Sarah Everard is preparing to start legal action against the Metropolitan Police. Patsy Stevenson has told Scotland Yard that she intends to start proceedings against the force should it not withdraw the fixed penalty notice she was issued with. Stevenson is also asking for an acknowledgment of …
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From Black Lung to BlackRock: Striking Alabama Coal Miners Protest Wall St. Financiers of Warrior Met

More than a thousand coal miners at Warrior Met Coal are now in the third month of their strike in the right-to-work state of Alabama. The miners walked off the job on April 1 after their union, the United Mine Workers of America, called the first strike to hit the state’s coal mining industry in …
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Met Police accused of ‘institutional corruption’ over Daniel Morgan murder

The Metropolitan Police has been accused of “a form of institutional corruption” for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder of private investigator Daniel Morgan. To protect and serve itself A report by an independent panel said the force’s first objective was to “protect itself” for failing to acknowledge its many failings since Morgan’s …
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Met Officers investigated for inappropriately accessing Sarah Everard case files

Met Police bosses are checking whether all the officers and staff who accessed files relating to Sarah Everard’s death did so legitimately. The force’s internal Directorate of Professional Standards is contacting all employees who looked at the records to check why they viewed the files. The force would not say how many officers and staff were …
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Met police officer jailed for attacking a Black man who was visiting his partner’s grave

Charlie Harrison, a Metropolitan police officer, has been jailed for breaking a Black man’s knee in a ‘clear case of racial profiling’. Harrison fractured Carl Abrahams’ knee while Abrahams was visiting his partner’s grave with his children. Southwark crown court found Harrison guilty of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been jailed for two years …
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The BBC ran to protect the Met over the Sarah Everard vigil

The BBC faced backlash over its reporting on the violent police response to the Clapham Common vigil for Sarah Everard. And on the same day, it also put out some appalling coverage of an attempted assault on a child. Now, its coverage of the Andrew Marr Show has just compounded the issue. Say her name …
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Met Police to be investigated over handling of indecent exposure allegation against suspect in Sarah Everard case

Scotland Yard is facing an investigation by the police watchdog into its handling of an allegation of indecent exposure involving the suspect in the Sarah Everard case. Response The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is to probe whether officers “responded appropriately” after receiving a report that a man had exposed himself at a fast …
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Met Police officer arrested over Sarah Everard’s disappearance

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been arrested in connection with Sarah Everard’s disappearance. The force is calling it “a serious and significant development”. Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave spoke to journalists outside Scotland Yard on Wednesday 10 March. He said investigators “really hope” that the 33-year-old is still alive. Arrest In an unusual step, the …
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