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Officers could face criminal action for sharing offensive material – watchdog

IOPC director general Michael Lockwood said the public would be ‘appalled’ by some of the most serious examples the watchdog had seen.
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Fishmongers’ jihadi would have been banned had intel been shared, inquest told

Dr Ruth Armstrong, Learning Together co-founder, said Usman Khan would not have been invited to attend had security worries been shared.
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Fishmongers’ Hall attacker’s chilling ‘thank you’ video played to inquest jurors

Usman Khan, 28, killed Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones in the attack near London Bridge in November 2019.
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Schoolboy missing after falling from Tower Bridge into River Thames

The Year 8 pupil has not been found despite an ‘intensive’ search, police said.
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Fishmongers’ Hall attacker was expressionless as he stabbed people, victim says

Stephanie Szczotko was hurt in the attack carried out by Usman Khan, near London Bridge, in November 2019.
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Doctor recalls ‘urgency on the face of police’ at Fishmongers’ Hall attack

Dr Samy Sadek said he was confronted by ‘lots of noise and blood’.
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Fishmongers’ Hall attack witnesses recall desperate attempts to save woman

Delegates at the conference for prison education near London Bridge remembered how terrorist Usman Khan engaged in a stand-off with bystanders.
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Fishmongers’ Hall attack witness describes coming face to face with terrorist

Usman Khan killed Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones at a prisoner education conference in London in 2019.
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Serco denies breaching health and safety duty to employee killed by prisoner

Custody officer Lorraine Barwell died after being attacked by a prisoner she was escorting at Blackfriars Crown Court in June 2015.
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Man charged with trespassing at Buckingham Palace with knife

Police arrested a 46-year-old man who was attempting to enter through a gate at the rear of the royal residence.
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Bail extended for woman arrested in Sarah Everard case

The woman was arrested at the same time as kidnap and murder accused Wayne Couzens, on suspicion of assisting an offender.
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Queen delivered heartfelt address to nation on eve of mother’s funeral

The Queen mother’s funeral was the last royal funeral to be extensively televised in the UK.
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Judge takes hearing to court cell after defendant refuses to come out

Vladyslav Dryhval has been accused of wielding an axe near Buckingham Palace.
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Medic describes ‘unprecedented’ decision to enter Fishmongers’ Hall attack zone

Dr Andrew Milne was part of a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service team that went to the scene near London Bridge in a fast-response car.
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Man charged after ‘carrying axe’ near Buckingham Palace

Private security guards working on The Mall were alerted by a member of the public at around 6.30pm on Tuesday.
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Woman, 36, charged with stab murder of teenage boy

Levi Ernest-Morrison, 17, died after he was attacked with a knife on Saturday.
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Axe-wielding man arrested near Buckingham Palace

The Metropolitan Police said they detained a man, supposedly in his forties, on the Mall at about 6.30pm on Tuesday.
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Novichok inquest may become public inquiry, says coroner

Dawn Sturgess, 44, died and her partner fell ill months after former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in 2018.
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Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist ‘seemed a little shy’

Usman Khan launched his attack at a prisoner rehabilitation conference near London Bridge on November 29 2019.
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Customers return to shopping centres as England eases out of lockdown

Shops, beer gardens and hairdressers reopened in England as the coronavirus lockdown was eased.
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Julian Assange supporters hold vigils to mark arrest anniversary

The WikiLeaks founder was arrested after being dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy two years ago.
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Notice of Philip’s death briefly on display outside Buckingham Palace

The official confirmation of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death was removed to prevent crowds gathering during the pandemic.
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Vigils planned in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Events will be held this weekend to mark the second anniversary of Assange being dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy by police.
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Richard Okorogheye’s mother hopes to build mental health foundation in his name

Evidence Joel said she wanted to raise awareness of sickle cell disease, of which her son was a sufferer.
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Richard Okorogheye’s mother ‘ripped apart’ by his death

Evidence Joel said she is ‘completely hollow and devastated and empty’.
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Myanmar ambassador locked out of London embassy

Kyaw Zwar Minn was denied entry to the building on Charles Street in Mayfair on Wednesday night.
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Security was key for Harry and Meghan as they stepped down as senior royals

Meghan revealed in her interview with Oprah Winfrey that actor Tyler Perry allowed the couple to use his Los Angeles home.
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Body found in Epping Forest lake confirmed as Richard Okorogheye

Mr Okorogheye went missing after leaving his family home in west London on March 22.
Crime

Drill rapper Young Dizz groomed schoolboys who killed teenager

Santino’s mother said “losing a child through senseless violence is beyond words”.

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Neo-Nazi police officer convicted of belonging to banned terror group

Rookie Pc Ben Hannam was found guilty of membership of National Action following a trial at the Old Bailey in March.
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Arrests as Barclays windows smashed during XR protest in London

Activists pasted the message “In Case of Climate Emergency Break Glass” on the front of the bank’s building

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Extinction Rebellion activists break windows at Barclays in Canary Wharf

The protesters accuse the bank of investing too much in fossil fuels.
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Post-mortem due after body found in hunt for missing student

The body discovered in Epping Forest is yet to be formally identified.