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July 18, 2020

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument...

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument rose to 46,265 for the year to March, up from 43,706 in t ...

London police force reveals warrant card abuse by officers

Scotland Yard has published details of dozens of complaints about misuse of warrant cards by its Metropolitan Police officers. This includes one against an off-duty officer who gained free entry to a football match by showing her warrant card and claiming ...

UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists'

Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protesters facing Public Order Offence charges if police believe them to be involved in suspicious activities.In a compendium of new measures push ...

Internet companies 'to profit from UK snooping bill'

In an increasing climate of mass surveillance, concerns over Briton’s depreciating privacy rights have been compounded by figures released under the Freedom of Information law.The figures, published today by privacy rights campaign group Big Brother ...

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