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# Scotland Yard

Last month
May 2023
# Scotland Yard
Met Police officer appears in court in England charged with rape
Pc Callum Utley allegedly committed the offence in Beaconsfield in 2019 while he was off duty.
# Coronation
Met Police expresses 'regret' over arrests of six coronation protestors
The police were threatened with legal action when no charges were brought.
This year
# dark web
Gary Glitter will ‘probably die in prison’ following return to custody, says former top UK cop
The 78-year-old paedophile pop star had been released in February, halfway through his 16-year jail sentence for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.
Last year
# Court Case
Three men charged after boxer Amir Khan ‘robbed at gunpoint’
Ahmed Bana, Nurul Amin and Dante Campbell will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court.
# Scotland Yard
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick resigns
She said Mayor of London Sadiq Khan left her with “no choice but to step aside as Commissioner”.
All time
# irish in uk
Murder, rape, assault and drug offences: Over 1,000 Irish arrested by Met Police this year
Three Irish citizens were arrested by the Metropolitan Police over attempted murder.
# Scotland Yard
Man charged with murder and terrorism over fatal stabbing of MP David Amess
The Conservative MP for Southend West was killed on Friday.
# London
Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police
Couzens pleaded guilty on 9 July – Sarah was kidnapped, raped and murdered on 3 March.
# Scotland Yard
Serving London police officer arrested on suspicion of being member of right-wing terror group
The Met Police said there was nothing to suggest any threat to the wider public.
# Malaysia
Malaysian shamans perform rituals in jungle as they join search efforts for missing Nora Quoirin
It was announced in recent days that a Garda liaison officer was deployed to Malaysia to assist local authorities.
# Malaysia
'She is so precious to us': Family of Nora Quoirin offer €10,000 reward for information
A garda liaison officer has been deployed to Malaysia and UK officers have also joined the search effort.
# Scotland Yard
London's Met Police apologise after Twitter and email accounts are hacked
A number of unauthorised posts were also made on the force’s website last night.
# eye for detail
Scotland Yard launches unique recruitment drive for new detectives
In a first for British policing, detectives will no longer need to have served as patrol officers in uniform.
# A Decade On
Madeleine McCann disappeared 10 years ago today
Her parents say they haven’t lost hope of finding her.
# Scotland Yard
Westminster attacker was 52-year-old Khalid Masood
Earlier the so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
# Camden
Woman killed in London knife attack was US citizen
The Met Police have said the suspect is a Norwegian national of Somali descent.
# Scotland Yard
Appeal for information over alleged 'serial killer' gay dating website murders
Police are looking for information on Stephen Port (40) who is accused of killing four young men.
# Missing
There will be just 4 police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
That number has been cut from 29.
# Scotland Yard
Police officer shot in anti-gang raid in London
A man has been arrested.
# sinister exhibits
A history of London crime in 600 ghoulish objects
From the ropes used to hang prisoners to a poisoned syringe belonging to the Kray twins – it looks like the Crime Museum is well worth a visit.
# Scotland Yard
'Unlikely' that suitcase remains found in Australia are Madeleine McCann
Police have dismissed the speculation as ‘attention seeking’.
# Dangerous
Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.
# Plot
London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group
Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann: Police search wasteland near holiday apartment
The area in Praia da Luz on the Algarve was cordoned off and police officers were seen in the area with sniffer dogs.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann search: Police hunt intruder who sexually abused five children
Scotland Yard says it wants to identify a man who assaulted children in the area where Madeleine McCann went missing almost seven years ago.
# Cop Gear
This old Morris Minor police car will be driving through London today
Here’s why…
# Scotland Yard
The 'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres
The claim was made to Northern Irish media at the weekend according to UK police.
# Courts
Man found guilty of sexually assaulting 8-year-old in Madame Tussaud's
The 42-year-old man assaulted the child in the gift shop of the famous waxworks in London.
# Hard Stop
Scotland Yard 'wrong' for not reviewing 'shoot to kill' tactic
The so-called ‘hard stop’ tactic has been examined by BBC’s Panorama team.
# Murder
Bodies of 5-year-old boy and 7-month-old baby found in London
A 33-year-old woman was also found dead and a murder investigation has been launched.
# Police Matter
TV chef Nigella Lawson could face drugs probe
There seems to have been a change of heart from Scotland Yard.
# Consular Assistance
Irish Embassy in London look to establish details behind woman freed from slavery
The Department of Foreign Affairs said tonight that consular assistance is available if needed.
# Cocaine
Scotland Yard breaks international drugs ring
Police seized millions of pounds worth of cocaine in dawn raids in London.
# Investigation
Madeleine disappearance reconstructed as police change timeline
The Metropolitan Police said that they have revised the timeline in their investigation.
# Praia da Luz
Madeleine search: Man seen carrying 'blonde child towards beach'
Police said the young person was aged three to four years and was possibly wearing pyjamas.
# Diana
Police assessing claim Diana was murdered by army figure
Scotland Yard has said it is checking the credibility of recently received information about her death in Paris in 1997.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).
# police investigation
Scotland Yard assessing new information about Diana death
Police in London say they’re not re-opening the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed – but they are looking at the new information carefully.
# far right extremism
EDL leader arrested after breaking police ban on Woolwich march
Scotland Yard had told the EDL not to go ahead with a planned rally at the barracks in Woolwich in London where soldier Lee Rigby was hacked to death.
# Mary Flanagan
Irish man Tom McGinty key to Scotland Yard's oldest missing person case
Tom McGinty was the boyfriend of Mary Flanagan who disappeared on New Year’s Eve 1959.