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Murder detectives investigate after woman found dead 'bound and gagged' in home in possible burglary gone wrong - Mirror Online

Murder police are investigating after a woman was found dead in her home, reportedly bound and gagged.<p>Officers responded to a call expressing concern …

Crime

Probe after woman found dead in Muswell Hill house

<b>The death of a woman who was found in a house in north London is being treated as suspicious, police have said.</b><p>The woman, who is believed to be aged in her 50s, was discovered inside the property on Hill Road in Muswell Hill on Thursday evening.<p>Scotland Yard said they had visited the address after …

10,000 more FBI records unsealed from JFK assassination files

DALLAS — Yet again, the National Archives released a trove of records from the Kennedy assassination files on a Friday afternoon, another strange …

John Kennedy

Early fears Grenfell Tower death roll higher than was being reported

In the days and weeks after the devastating fire ripped through Grenfell Tower, concerns were raised that the death toll was higher than was being …

Birmingham, UK

13 Clues: Deduction, Deception, and Murder

London 1899. At the turn of the century, London is reeling under the grip of a crime wave and Scotland Yard simply can’t handle the case load. …

Board Games

CCTV issued in hunt for man who carried out sex attacks on girls, aged 12 and 13, on London buses

A manhunt has been launched after two girls, aged 12 and 13, were sexually assaulted on London buses.

Crime

Teenage girl arrested in London on suspicion of aiding terrorist plot

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested in south London on suspicion of assisting a person to carry out an act of terrorism, Scotland Yard said.<p>They …

Extremism

Police officers should not treat journalists like criminals, Met Police commissioner says

Police officers should be more open and transparent with journalists and should not treat them like criminals, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said.<p>Cressida Dick, who took over at Scotland Yard in April, said she wanted to “reset the relationship” between her officers and the media, …

Policing

Former Scotland Yard chief 'knew of Damian Green porn claims' - Mirror Online

The former head of the Metropolitan Police knew of claims pornography had been found on one of Damian Green's parliamentary computer, it was reported …

Corruption

Sir Edward Heath investigation made same blunders as VIP paedophile inquiry, says judge behind damning report

The retired High Court judge who produced a damning report into Scotland Yard’s disastrous VIP paedophile inquiry has condemned the police inquiry into Sir Edward Heath for making the same blunders.<p>Sir Richard Henriques, speaking publicly for the first time, has criticised the Wiltshire Police …

Corruption

Man, 26, dies after shooting in west London

A man has died after being shot in a night-time street attack.<p>The 26-year-old was taken to hospital by ambulance after armed officers rushed to the …

Crime

Revealed: Scotland Yard targeting 100 mafia gang members who are flooding London's streets with cocaine

Scotland Yard is targeting up to 100 Albanian mafia gang members who are flooding London's streets with cocaine, the Standard reveals today.

Crime

Notting Hill on lockdown as residents 'told to stay indoors' during dramatic armed police swoop

Streets in Notting Hill were blocked off and residents told to stay in their homes as armed police carried out a dramatic swoop.

Policing

How Scotland Yard smashed one of the UK's biggest drugs smuggling operations

Even as cocaine kingpin Klodjan Copja was led in handcuffs from the plane bringing him to the UK on a European arrest warrant, police were unsure of …

Crime

Police urge people to report crime online as 999 services struggle with demand

Britain's biggest police force is urging people to report crimes online and even collect their own evidence, after figures revealed that thousands of people were abandoning 999 calls before they get a response.<p>The Metropolitan Police is rolling out a new service which will let people report even …

Freedom of Information

Some police forces failing to respond to theft, assault and violent crimes, watchdog finds

Some police forces are failing to respond to "low priority crimes" - including theft, assault and violence, a report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate has found.<p>In its third annual review of how forces manage their resources, the police watchdog, found that not all crime victims were receiving the …

Cressida Dick

Londoners abandon 860,000 calls to Met's non-emergency 101 number in just 12 months

Nearly 860,000 calls to Scotland Yard's non-emergency 101 number were "abandoned" in the past 12 months, figures revealed today.

Homeless man repeatedly shot after attending children’s birthday party in Hackney

A homeless man was repeatedly shot as he danced in a north-east London park after attending a children’s birthday barbecue.<p>The 34-year-old man, who …

Crime

Scotland Yard Investigating A Second Woman's Disturbing Account Of David Blaine Allegedly Masturbating In Front Of Her During An Interview

Where there's smoke, there's fire.<p>As we reported last month, model <b>Natasha Prince</b> went to the authorities claiming <b>David Blaine</b> raped her at a private …

Crime

CCTV released in manhunt for suspect who 'fled on bicycle' after attempted rape in Leytonstone

A manhunt has been launched after a woman was shoved into an alleyway during an attempted rape in north-east London.

Crime

Harvey Weinstein case 'to be sent to grand jury in Manhattan next week'

Prosecutors in New York are reportedly preparing to bring a case against Harvey Weinstein before a grand jury as early as next week, as the avalanche of accusations against the disgraced film producer continues.<p>Scotland Yard said on Tuesday that an eighth woman had come forward to accuse the …

Harvey Weinstein

Scotland Yard Receives New Complaint About Harvey Weinstein

Scotland Yard has received another complaint from a woman who alleges that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her. The alleged incident occurred …

Crime

Scotland Yard spends more than £1m every year locking up cannabis users, former Cabinet minster claims

Scotland Yard spends more than a million pounds a year locking up recreational cannabis users, a former Cabinet minister said today.

Cannabis

Police hunt man after attempted kidnap of teenage girl in Pimlico

Police are hunting a man after the attempted kidnap of a teenage girl in south-west London.<p>The 17-year-old victim was walking home from college at …

Crime

Scotland Yard opened an investigation into Kevin Spacey

Another alleged victim has come forward, but this time he went to the police.

Kevin Spacey

Man charged with attempted murder as girl, 7, fights for life

A 55-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a seven-year-old girl was left fighting for her life.<p>The victim was taken to a …

Crime

Scotland Yard investigating Kevin Spacey over claim British actor woke up to him 'performing a sex act'

Kevin Spaceyhas been accused of sexual assault by a British actor, who claims that he woke to the former House of Cards star performing a sex act on him.<p>According to The Sun, Scotland Yard is investigating the alleged incident, which reportedly occurred in 2008.<p>The complainant was 23 at the time, …

Anthony Rapp

Scotland Yard Launches Investigation Into Alleged Sexual Assault by Kevin Spacey

Scotland Yard has reportedly launched an investigation into Kevin Spacey following an allegation that he sexually assaulted an aspiring British actor …

Crime

Harvey Weinstein is the subject of multiple criminal investigations, but detectives face challenges

In the three weeks since allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein first surfaced, the famed movie mogul has already become the subject of criminal investigations in at least four jurisdictions.<p>But it’s probably going to take time for detectives to investigate the various accusations …

Crime

Alleged Sexual Assault By Kevin Spacey In London Prompts Scotland Yard Investigation

Scotland Yard has launched an investigation into Kevin Spacey following an allegation that he sexually assaulted an aspiring British actor in London …

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