Metropolitan police

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Conservatives remove whip from MP Julian Knight after complaint to Met
MP for Solihull and chair of DCMS committee has had Tory whip removed ‘with immediate effect’

Nadeem Badshah

07, Dec, 2022 @11:14 PM

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Met police illegally filmed children as young as 10 at climate protest
Big Brother Watch’s FoI request shows force rebuked by watchdog for recording 2019 school strike action in London

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @11:02 AM

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Met officers in schools to be checked to see if black children are being targeted
Initiative is part of measures agreed between London’s mayor Sadiq Khan and the police force

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

04, Dec, 2022 @11:57 PM

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‘She was not a woman to back down’: the fearless Black campaigner who helped to scrap the UK’s ‘sus’ law
Mavis Best, who died earlier this month, spent more than 50 years fighting racist policing and other discrimination. Despite her MBE, she never became part of the establishment

Steve Rose

02, Dec, 2022 @12:08 PM

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Met pays out to black brothers searched and handcuffed outside home
Brothers speak of trauma and humiliation after being arrested in front of family home in Chingford, east London

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Duchess of Sussex faced ‘disgusting’ threats to life, senior Met officer says
‘Very real’ threats against Meghan led to prosecutions, says outgoing assistant commissioner Neil Basu

Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey

29, Nov, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Chelsea Bridge death: family bring test case against police watchdog
Exclusive: relatives accuse IOPC of failing to properly investigate Met officers who fired Taser weapon at Oladeji Omishore

Diane Taylor

28, Nov, 2022 @1:39 PM

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‘We failed victims’: top police officer turns focus to gender-based violence
Exclusive: Andy Marsh, head of the College of Policing, calls for new code of practice to mend bond of trust with women

Alexandra Topping

26, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Met monitoring song lyrics of rap artist it tried to censor on Instagram
Drill artist Chinx (OS) reveals he has to send new song lyrics to police and probation service in case they are deemed to incite violence

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

25, Nov, 2022 @7:16 PM

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Instagram told to reinstate music video removed at request of Met police
Oversight board says removal of Secrets Not Safe by Chinx (OS) suggests ‘over-policing of certain communities’

Alex Hern

22, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Only 10 Met officers out of 412 investigated over alleged online abuse have been fired
Revelations that vast majority were instead given written warnings will raise fresh concerns about force

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

21, Nov, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Make it easier to sack failing officers, urges Met police chief
Mark Rowley reveals one in 10 officers are not fully deployed due to worries over their performance or health issues

Miranda Bryant

19, Nov, 2022 @10:07 AM

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