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British Police Arrest 660 Suspected Pedophiles

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested 660 suspected pedophiles during a six-month operation. The National Crime Agency ...

Portuguese Police Question 4 In Madeleine McCann Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

Portuguese police taking a fresh look at the Madeleine McCann case are reportedly questioning four men about the 3-year-old kidnapped from her British...

London Police Use 'Super Recognizers' To Fight Crime

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.27.2013 | World

LONDON — Paul Hyland almost never forgets a face. He's a "super recognizer," and that's giving an unusual kind of help to his employer: Scotland...

UK Police Defend David Miranda Detention

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Britain's authorities said on Tuesday the use of anti-terrorism powers to detain the partner of a journalist who wrote ab...

Michael McLaughlin

Scotland Yard's New Search For Madeleine McCann Slammed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.08.2013 | Crime

A real estate developer who's used his own wealth to investigate the disappearance of missing tike Madeleine McCann slammed Scotland Yard for announci...

Police Say Madeleine McCann May Be Alive

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Crime

LONDON — British police say they have launched a full investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, and want to trace 38 "persons of...

New Madeleine McCann Sighting

Posted 03.04.2013 | Crime

The international search for missing girl Madeleine McCann turned to Cyprus after a tourist claimed he saw a girl resembling her traveling with a Brit...

A Case for Sherlock Holmes

Len Levitt | Posted 03.30.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Maybe the only person who can figure out Bill Bratton's future is Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson.

Punked to Death: Nurse's Apparent Suicide Puts Ratings Hunger on Trial

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Yet even as the world remains stunned by the lethal prank and a family grieves the loss of a beloved member, we're now being told by Australian media that the shock jocks involved are in a "fragile state" and in intensive therapy. Do we care about them at this point?

British Nurse's Apparent Suicide Is Tragic, But Media and Public Response Has Been Over the Top

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.

Anonymous To British Police: 'Stand With Us'

AP | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — The online movement known as Anonymous has made an unusual appeal to British police: "Stand with us." Authorities said ...

Two More Arrested As UK Press Misconduct Inquiries Continue

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Two people were arrested Tuesday in the sprawling police inquiries probing alleged misconduct by the media, public officials and other...

10 Teen Hackers Who Are Breaking Through Firewalls

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

Over the past two years, we've seen a ton of stories about teenage tech geniuses who have pushed legal boundaries by cracking the codes of governments...

UK Arrests 7 Terror Suspects

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

LONDON -- Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses in Britain after a routine vehicle search in northern England turned up fire...

Phone Hacking Scandal: Met Police Refers Files On Five Journalists To Prosecutors

guardian.co.uk | Josh Halliday | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media

Scotland Yard has referred files relating to five journalists arrested on suspicion of phone hacking to prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service has...

UK Police Used Poor Judgment In Phone Hacking Scandal: Report

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Senior members of Scotland Yard showed poor judgment in their handling of Britain's phone hacking scandal, the country's police watchd...

Scotland Yard 'Graded' Journalists On Their Coverage, Reporter Says

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media

LONDON — London's Metropolitan Police Service "graded" reporters on their coverage of the agency, a senior crime journalist for The Sun tabloid ...

Rebekah Brooks, Husband Arrested

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.12.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Former News International executive Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer husband Charlie were arrested Tuesday in dawn raids that ...

FBI Conference Call Leak Blamed On Mistake By Irish Policeman

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 03.06.2012 | Technology

LONDON -- An Irish police officer's email blunder led to the spectacular leak of a sensitive conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard, U.S. l...

New Details Emerge Surrounding Cozy Relationship Between UK Press And Police

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Too much gossip between senior police officials and the press has led to breaches in confidentiality, the former head of London's Metr...

Rebekah Brooks Loaned A Horse By Met Police

AP | JILL LAWLESS and MEERA SELVA | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media

LONDON — British police gave former News of the World tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks a retired police steed to look after, the force confirmed Tu...

British Press And UK Police Warned Against Close Relationship, In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

guardian.co.uk | Caroline Davies | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

A too-close relationship between senior Metropolitan police officers and sections of the media compromises the ability of both to investigate each oth...

News International Paid Former Executive While He Was Working For Police

Telegraph | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

The former News of the World executive employed by the Metropolitan Police was secretly paid more than £25,000 by News International during his time ...

UK Police Back Off The Guardian

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

LONDON — London's police force said Tuesday it was dropping a demand that The Guardian newspaper reveal the confidential sources for its stories...

Woman Arrested Over Suicide Bombing

PA | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

The wife of a man who carried out a suicide bombing in Sweden last year has been arrested by police. It is understood Mona Thwany, t...