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Concerns grow for Chris Whitty’s safety after fourth harassment incident

England’s chief medical officer, Prof Chris Whitty, has been harassed four times in recent months, including by anti-lockdown protesters, prompting growing concerns for his safety.

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Greater Manchester police chief vows to quit if force not better in two years

The new head of one of England’s biggest and most criticised police forces has insisted it is not a failing organisation but vowed he will

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‘Not like I remember it’: Bow Street police station reopens as museum

It is the stench that Lee-Jane Yates remembers vividly. “It was so rancid,” she said. But then it was from a small cell that sometimes

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‘It was like a horror film’: Sophie Walker on her stalking nightmare – and how the police failed her

It was a warm, sunny Saturday in May 2020 but Sophie Walker was locked inside her house in north London, in the dark, with her

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Police step in after ‘free Palestine’ marchers approach pro-israel group

Police officers stepped in after a small group of people chanting “free Palestine” approached a gathering of pro-Israel protesters in London. The large crowd, which

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More money needed to tackle inequality, says Merseyside police chief

More money needs to be ploughed into tackling inequality as a way to cut crime, Merseyside police’s first female chief constable has said, arguing that

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Rightwing attack inevitable, warns informant who identified London nail bomber

An undercover informant who identified the man behind Britain’s deadliest far-right attack has warned that a similar atrocity is inevitable due to the spread of

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Daniel Morgan’s son says Priti Patel has added to family’s agony

The son of the murdered private detective Daniel Morgan has said the home secretary has exacerbated the 34 years of agony for his family by

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US journalist Barrett Brown arrested in the UK on incitement offences

The American journalist Barrett Brown has been arrested and detained in the UK for allegedly overstaying his visa and for alleged public order and incitement