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Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say
Racism

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say

Police officers will learn about Black history under new anti-racism plans. But human rights group Liberty says the commitment is “completely at odds” with Priti Patel’s proposals to strengthen police powers.

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Homelessness

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup

Human rights lawyers Liberty successfully challenged a Community Protect Notice that also banned the homeless man from London’s streets.

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge
Homelessness

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge

A judge told police to “think carefully” before using the “draconian provisions” again, while human rights group Liberty says the Met wasted public funds on criminalising poverty.

Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q
Child Q

Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q

Child Q: Priti Patel urged to take ‘urgent action’ after police accused of stonewalling report
Child Q

Child Q: Priti Patel urged to take ‘urgent action’ after police accused of stonewalling report

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Diane Abbott demands meeting with Hackney police after Black schoolgirl strip-searched
Child Q

Diane Abbott demands meeting with Hackney police after Black schoolgirl strip-searched

Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station
Violence Against Women

Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station

Sexist, racist and homophobic behaviour within Met Police laid bare in new report
Met Police

Sexist, racist and homophobic behaviour within Met Police laid bare in new report

The Met Police will now investigate the Downing Street parties, Cressida Dick announces
Politics

The Met Police will now investigate the Downing Street parties, Cressida Dick announces

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event
Violence Against Women

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event

Government branded ‘disgrace’ after bid to strengthen Sarah Everard inquiry voted down at 12.30am
Politics

Government branded ‘disgrace’ after bid to strengthen Sarah Everard inquiry voted down at 12.30am

Women’s groups threaten Priti Patel with legal action over ‘inadequate’ Sarah Everard inquiry
Activism

Women’s groups threaten Priti Patel with legal action over ‘inadequate’ Sarah Everard inquiry

Police officers admit taking and sharing photos of bodies of murdered sisters
News

Police officers admit taking and sharing photos of bodies of murdered sisters

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