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A failure at the top of police, and at the top of governments both Tory and Labour
Analysis: we have been here before with damning reports on race and policing, and we will almost certainly be here again

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

29, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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MPs rebuke police for ‘systemic failure’ to improve record on race
Failings have led to ‘unjustified inequalities’, says landmark report that finds little progress in 22 years since Macpherson

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

29, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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MPs decry ‘shocking conditions’ at facilities for asylum seekers
Yvette Cooper, chair of home affairs committee, wrote to Priti Patel after visiting Kent sites on Tuesday

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

29, Jul, 2021 @9:23 PM

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Suffolk serial killer reportedly arrested over 1999 murder of teenager
Steve Wright, who killed five women in 2006, said to have been detained in connection with Victoria Hall’s death

Nicola Slawson

29, Jul, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Northern Ireland to allow double-jabbed US and EU visitors without quarantine
Stormont decides to relax Covid travel rules from August 1, despite warnings of more severe infection wave

Rory Carroll

29, Jul, 2021 @6:55 PM

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Warning after spate of luxury watch thefts by women in southern England
Female duo who approach older men including in golf club car parks are believed to have struck 14 times

Nicola Slawson and agency

29, Jul, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Scottish government refuses to publish details about Queen’s secret lobbying
Civil servants decline to release letters thought to detail why monarch wanted to exempt her land from green energy initiative

Severin Carrell and Rob Evans

29, Jul, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Britons still on furlough most likely to be arts and creative workers
Two industries overtake hospitality sector as number on scheme drops by 590,000 after taper kicks in

Phillip Inman

29, Jul, 2021 @3:01 PM

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Holocaust memorial in Westminster is given go-ahead after inquiry
Controversial £100m education centre to be built next to parliament, but opponents may launch appeal

Harriet Sherwood

29, Jul, 2021 @12:22 PM

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Tory crime strategy will increase risk of major public disorder | Letters
Letters: Cllr Mark Blake says an enforcement approach to curb youth violence will fail, while Prof Saville Kushner says stop and search will undermine democratic policing. Plus letters from Mary Jones, TG Ashplant, Susan Ellery, Lynn Beudert and Christopher Reilly

Letters

28, Jul, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Can the RNLI save our soulless ministers? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Immigration policy | Empathy training | Names | Henry vacuum cleaners | Cool

Letters

28, Jul, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Revealed: Queen vetted 67 laws before Scottish parliament could pass them
Extent of arcane practice known as crown consent in Scotland has until now been unknown to the public

Severin Carrell, Rob Evans, Amy Hughes, and David Pegg

28, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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