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500 body parts kept by British cops even after probe


May 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Police departments in Britain retained at least 492 human body parts, including brains, hearts and limbs, even after investigations were over, without telling the families of ... Read more...

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Suspended cops cost Britain six mn pounds a year


April 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Police officers suspended from duty but getting full pay cost the British economy around six million pounds (nearly $10 million) last year, a media report said ... Read more...

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Top British official to meet social networks over riots


August 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May will soon meet executives from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to discuss the recent riots in the country.May ... Read more...

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London riots: PM asks former US top cop to help out


August 13th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked a former police chief from New York and Los Angeles to become his temporary crime adviser in a ... Read more...

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British police kept 150 murder victims’ organs


July 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Two police departments in Britain secretly kept brains and hearts of at least 150 murder victims for years and did not inform their families, an official ... Read more...

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Three burglaries hit Britain every two minutes


July 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Nearly 745,000 break-ins took place in British houses in 2010 - meaning three burglaries every two minutes, a survey has found.The number was 94,000 more than ... Read more...

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UK govt. urged to review cyber-stalking laws


May 1st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): A senior British police officer has urged the government to review cyber-stalking laws, and empower police to seize computers used to harass victims online.It is hard to prove ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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28,000 British policemen to lose jobs


March 8th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A total of 28,000 British policemen would lose their jobs in the next four years due to government spending cuts, a police association has said.The Association ... Read more...

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Britain has one CCTV for every 32 people, reveals study


March 4th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A study has revealed that Britain has one CCTV camera for every 32 citizens, and the revelation that 1.85 million cameras are watching their every move has come ... Read more...

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UK undercover agents used sex as tool to gather info during operations


January 24th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A former agent has revealed that police in Britain used sex as a tool when gathering information during undercover operations and that tactical "promiscuity" was viewed as "part ... Read more...

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Rape not possible in marriage: Muslim cleric


October 14th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) There cannot be rape within marriage, a Muslim cleric in Britain has ruled. A key Muslim leader in the country promptly denounced the views as "misguided" and "inappropriate"."In ... Read more...

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Thai girl in Britain ‘to bed 600 punters to pay off her debt’


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): A Thai beauty, who fell prey to the traffickers in Britain, has to sleep with as many as 600 customers more to pay off her debts.Mimi has already ... Read more...

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12,000 foreign ’sex slaves’ work in British brothels


August 19th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) As many as 12,000 foreign women were smuggled into Britain and forced to work as "sex slaves" so that crime gangs could earn hundreds of millions of pounds, ... Read more...

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12,000 foreign ’sex slaves’ working in British brothels: Report


August 19th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19(ANI): A new report has revealed that up to 12,000 foreign women are being forced to work as 'sex slaves' in British brothels by gangs running multi-million pound rackets.According ... Read more...

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Britain bans anti-terrorism advertisement


August 11th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) An anti-terrorism advertisement of British police encouraging people to report about "suspicious" neighbours who do not talk much or keep their curtains closed has been banned for causing ... Read more...

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‘Offensive’ UK ad encouraging people to report ‘terror suspect’ neighbours banned


August 11th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Britain's advertising watchdog, has banned a police advertisement on radio encouraging people to report neighbours they suspect as being terrorists, saying it could ... Read more...

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Cameron proposes ‘DIY’ policing to answer police budget cuts in Britain


July 27th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined the detail of the so-called "big society in action" plan to appeal to the public to take part in "do-it-yourself" ... Read more...

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“Football fans in England and Wales are over-policed”: FSF


July 25th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): The Footballer Supporters' Federation (FSF) has said that football fans in England and Wales are over-policed."Fans are still being subjected to heavy-handed policing week in, week out," ... Read more...

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Britain police warn against cut in anti-terrorism funding


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) The terror threat to Britain is still deemed "severe" and slashing police funding will make the country more vulnerable to terrorist attacks, a senior anti-terrorism officer has warned. Britain ... Read more...

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Britain puts surveillance cameras in Muslim areas


June 5th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Britain's anti-terrorism authority has installed hundreds of surveillance cameras in two Muslim-dominated areas to track people's movements and check crime. About 150 automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR) cameras have been ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘ignores users’ panic button demand


April 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): UK's top child abuse investigator has revealed that social networking site Facebook is ignoring users' complaints about paedophile threats.According to Jim Gamble, head of the Child Exploitation ... Read more...

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Muslim community must do more to spot potential terrorists: Brit police chief


February 8th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): A senior British police chief believes the country's Muslim community could do more to help identify potential terrorists in its midst.Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Sir Norman Bettison, ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as seven “potentially vulnerable to violent extremism”


January 10th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): British police have reportedly identified children as young as seven to be "potentially vulnerable to violent extremism", and have referred them to a government outreach programme for individuals considered ... Read more...

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UK terror police to monitor nurseries for Islamic radicalisation


December 11th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.11 (ANI): A leaked police memo has said nursery-age children should be monitored for signs of brainwashing by Islamist extremists.According to The Times, in an e-mail to community groups, an officer ... Read more...

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Facebook, MySpace, slammed for not introducing ‘help button to protect kids’


November 18th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 18 (ANI): Popular social networking websites Facebook and MySpace have come under fire for failing to introduce a help button for children being bullied online.The outrage comes after rival ... Read more...

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British police identify 200 children as potential terrorists


March 29th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Two hundred school children in Britain, some as young as 13, have been identified as potential terrorists by a police survey that aims to spot youngsters who are ... Read more...

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British police identifies 200 school children as potential terrorists


March 28th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A British Police scheme aimed at spotting children vulnerable to Islamic radicalisation has identified 200 school children, including some as young as 13 years, as potential terrorists.Sir Norman ... Read more...

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UK cops axe target for recruiting minorities


February 21st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Police in Britain have been told that they will no longer be asked to meet a target for recruiting ethnic minorities. The change means a white man of ... Read more...

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UK cops plan crackdown on shops accused of glamorising hookahs


January 4th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 4 (ANI): Brit police have drawn plans to find a way to deal with law-abiding retailers who showcase drug-related products such as hookahs, after suspecting them of glamorising the ... Read more...

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Leaked list shows police as members of British far-right party


November 19th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) The entire membership list of the far-right British National Party (BNP) has been posted on the internet, revealing soldiers, police officers, teachers and doctors as members of the ... Read more...

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UK police chiefs demand freedom from unwarranted political pressure


October 4th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.4 (ANI): Police chiefs in Britain are reported to have approached their superiors through the Association of Chief Police Officers, and told them to keep them free from unwarranted political ... Read more...

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UK stop and search complaints on the rise, says watchdog report


September 25th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): A police watchdog has expressed concern at the rise in stop-and-search complaints in the country. Police forces in England and Wales received 536 complaints about stop-and-search in the last ... Read more...

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Asian police officer faces sack for racism charge against boss


July 19th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The racism row between London police chief Ian Blair and his seniormost deputy of Asian origin Tarique Ghaffur has taken another turn with the former threatening to strip ... Read more...

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Canine footwear for police dogs entering Muslim homes?


July 6th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 6 (IANS) Police sniffer dogs may have to cover their feet when entering Muslim homes in order not to cause offence. Efforts by security agencies to respect Muslim ... Read more...

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