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Scotland Yard: Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, London
Scotland Yard is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), the territorial police force responsible for policing all 32 boroughs of London, excluding the City of London.


Man carried away by police during anti-lockdown protest in London [Video]

Man carried away by police during anti-lockdown protest in London

A man has been carried away by police during a protest against the Covid-19 lockdown in London. A small group of demonstrators gathered outside New Scotland Yard in defiance against the current..

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East Finchley big cat scare: Armed police called to garden

The feline turned out to be an exotic pet which posed no risk to the public, Scotland Yard says.
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Coronavirus: Neil Ferguson to face no police action for 'undermining' lockdown

Scotland Yard says Prof Neil Ferguson's behaviour was "plainly disappointing" but rules out fining him.
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Coronavirus: People gathering on Westminster Bridge to Clap for Carers will be told to leave, police say after criticism

Scotland Yard says public should not be gathering at landmarks as officers told to 'maintain an appropriate social distance at all times'
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Kray twins detective 'Nipper' Read dies aged 95

The former Scotland Yard officer was instrumental in bringing the notorious gangsters to justice.
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'My boyfriend was a police spy'

Scotland Yard says it’s credible an ex-police spy had a relationship with a teenage campaigner.
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Man shot dead by police as three hurt in ‘terrorist-related’ attack

man shot dead by police as three hurt in ‘terrorist-related’ attack
Three people have been injured in a “terrorist-related” attack in south London which led to a man being shot dead by police. Scotland Yard said one victim was in a life-threatening condition in..
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Less than 1% of cases reported to online hate crime unit resulted in charges

Scotland Yard logged 1,851 incidents since 2017
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Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick referred to police watchdog over investigation into fake Westminster paedophile ring

Complaint made by Harvey Proctor, who won £500,000 compensation from Scotland Yard
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West Ealing: Man stabbed to death outside train station

The victim, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene in west London, Scotland Yard says.
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General election: Met Police assessing electoral fraud claims after Farage says senior Brexit Party figures offered peerages to step aside

Scotland Yard looks into claims of potential bribery as former lord chancellor demands investigation of 'exceptionally serious allegations'
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Extinction Rebellion denies plan to collectively sue Scotland Yard after protest ban ruled unlawful

'It is about the fundamental principle of law, not about an individual grievance against the police'
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Priti Patel demands police watchdog investigates Scotland Yard's response to fake paedophile ring claims

Metropolitan Police launched 16-month investigation over fake claims by fantasist Carl Beech
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Facebook to use Met Police firearms videos to detect live-streamed terror attacks

Scotland Yard to provide footage of training exercises to teach algorithms to recognise shootings
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Man at Tommy Robinson demonstration hunted by police over attack on officer

Police officer 'violently pushed by one or more people', Scotland Yard says
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Britain foiled 22 attacks since March 2017, top counter-terrorism officer says

British authorities have foiled 22 attacks since March 2017, three more than previously reported, Scotland Yard's most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Monday.
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Man ‘accidentally shoots himself dead’ on London street after bullet ricochets off car

man ‘accidentally shoots himself dead’ on london street after bullet ricochets off car
A man is thought to have died after he shot at a car on a southeast London street and the bullet ricocheted back, fatally wounding him The victim in his 20s died at the scene in Sydenham on Sunday..
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Second British Police Officer Poisoned During Skripal Assassination Attempt

second british police officer poisoned during skripal assassination attempt
Counter-terrorism detectives confirmed on Thursday a second police officer was poisoned during the Salisbury novichok attack targeting a former Russian spy last year, according to The Independent...
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Met Police officer on Big Brother in Nigeria 'without permission', force says

PC Khafi Kareem under investigation by Scotland Yard's professional standards unit
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Met PC on Nigerian Big Brother 'without permission'

Scotland Yard said it was investigating as PC Khafi Kareem had gone on the programme 'without authority'.
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British Police Probing Ex-ISIS Member Despite Government Vow Not To Return Her To UK

british police probing ex-isis member despite government vow not to return her to uk
British police are investigating former ISIS member Shamima Begum despite the government’s decision to remove her UK citizenship rather than repatriate her for trial, The Independent reports...
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Shamima Begum being investigated by British police despite government vow not to bring her back to UK

Scotland Yard seeking court order forcing journalists to hand over notes from interviews
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Police Charge 4 Teen Boys With Hate Crimes For Attack On Lesbian Couple On London Bus

police charge 4 teen boys with hate crimes for attack on lesbian couple on london bus
Metropolitan Police said four teenage boys have been charged with an aggravated hate crime over a homophobic attack against two women on a London night bus, The Independent reported. Melania Geymonat,..
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Unwelcome visitor at Buckingham Palace ⁠— man arrested for breaching gates

unwelcome visitor at buckingham palace ⁠— man arrested for breaching gates
A man's been arrested on suspicion of trespass after scaling Buckingham Palace's gates. Scotland Yard said the man...
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Scotland Yard questioned Kevin Spacey over assault claims

The Metropolitan Police is investigating six claims of sexual assault and assault against the former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. - Published

Kevin Spacey questioned by Scotland Yard over sexual assault claims

kevin spacey questioned by scotland yard over sexual assault claims
Actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Metropolitan Police detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK. The Scotland Yard...
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Counter-Terror Police Arrest 20-Year-Old Man In London

counter-terror police arrest 20-year-old man in london
Armed police have arrested a man at his home in London following a security service investigation into a potential jihadist plot, The Guardian reports. The 20-year-old was detained early Friday after a..
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Policing resources at dangerously low levels, ex Scotland Yard chiefs warn

policing resources at dangerously low levels, ex scotland yard chiefs warn
Metropolitan Police commissioners Other senior officers The rebuke comes after the chief inspector of constabulary warned public safety could be at risk unless urgent reforms are made. In his annual..
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Dawood Ibrahim's Pak aide in UK opposes US extradition citing depression

Jabir Moti, 51, who was arrested by Scotland Yard last year, appeared before the Westminster Magistrates' Court here at the start of his trial.
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Feltham murder: Man shot dead at west London estate

Scotland Yard has launched a murder investigation after a man was shot dead at a west London estate.
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Nirav Modi scam: UK court to deliver verdict today

nirav modi scam: uk court to deliver verdict today
The Royal Courts of Justice in London will be delivering its final verdict on diamond merchant Nirav Modi's petition for granting bail in the extradition case against him today, (June, 12) at 2:30 pm..
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London bus attack: Fifth suspect arrested over homophobic assault on lesbian couple

A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a bus in Camden, north London, Scotland Yard said.
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London Bridge attacker's brother was Scotland Yard adviser who carried out anti-extremism work, inquest hears

london bridge attacker's brother was scotland yard adviser who carried out anti-extremism work, inquest hears
The brother of one of the London Bridge terrorists was a Scotland Yard adviser with anti-extremism experience who did not report him because he felt “capable of monitoring him” alone, an inquest..
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Trump's UK visit presents "complex" security challenges

"It's not just the normal threat of some violence and you've got the assassination risk; it's also a threat and risk really around protests and the level of that protest," former Scotland Yard official..
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