The pub has seen its licence revoked three times in the past A North London pub that broke lockdown rules under its former owner and has had ongoing issues with drugs and violence faces a battle to stay open after it was refused a late-night licence. Brent Council’s licensing sub-committee blocked an application at The Field, in Neasden Lane, formerly known as Sal’s Bar, after historic concerns raised by the police and council officers.
A police note was dubbed 'racist' at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry The Met Police has been accused of Islamophobia and racism in the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire. Alison Munroe QC, a lawyer acting on behalf of some of the bereaved and survivors of the tragic fire, alleged police were worried there could be outbreaks of "crime and disorder" because victims were Muslim.
The raids brought a year-long investigation to a head Met Police officers have raided at least 10 alleged "crack houses" in a series of busts in West London. Officers from Hammersmith and Fulham's Gangs Unit have conducted two large raids in Shepherd's Bush and arrested 15 people as part of a crackdown on drug dealing and violent crime reported in the area.
THE Good Law Project will sue the embattled Metropolitan Police over its “failure” to properly investigate partygate, the legal charity has announced. The organisation, which played a key role in overturning the illegal prorogation of parliament by Boris Johnson to push through Brexit, formally began proceedings against the Met – just one day after the scandal-plagued force was placed under special measures.
Former Met chief Lord Paddick and the Good Law Project have officially issued legal proceedings - saying the failure to send key questionnaires to Boris Johnson was 'irrational' in law The Met Police will be sued in the High Court after the force was accused of not properly investigating Boris Johnson over Partygate.
Met Police’s ‘systemic’ failings, in particular over stop and search, have been highlighted by incident close to a Croydon tram stop last week Two dire episodes of policing, including one in Croydon which has shocked many television viewers, emphasise why the Met Police has been placed in “special measures”.
The woman was attacked in East London and rushed to hospital A teenage boy will take the dock after he was accused of stabbing a woman cycling in Hackney last week. A woman in her 40s is still recovering in hospital after she reported being stabbed on Thursday June 23 at around 11:15pm on Approach Close.
'Good officers are scared to raise issues about the Met Police for fear of being excommunicated', revealed MP Dawn Butler, calling for total reform of the institution. The MP's comments came after the Metropolitan Police was placed under special measures by a watchdog for a litany of "systemic" failures.
PC Sukhdev Jeer, PC Paul Hefford, and ex-copper Richard Hammond are facing a gross misconduct tribunal accused of sharing “explicitly racist, homophobic, sexist, ableist and islamaphobic” messages Three Met Police officers shared racist and deeply offensive messages and memes about black and disabled people in their WhatsApp group, a tribunal heard.
Zara Aleena was “a carefree spirit, with the most caring heart” who believed women should be able to walk home, her family have said. The 35-year-old was fatally attacked while walking home along Cranbrook Road in Ilford, towards Gants Hill, in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Sadiq Khan ordered to sort out crisis-hit Met Police: London Mayor is told to take 'immediate action' after force was put in special measures over catalogue of failings under Cressida Dick's watch including 69,000 crimes going unrecorded every year
Met failed to record crimes and ignored almost all anti-social behaviour victims They failed vulnerable victims and neglected online child abuse referral backlog Police watchdog said there were 'systemic concerns' about Met's performance Damning indictment comes after Cressida Dick was forced to quit after scandals has ordered to take 'immediate action' to sort out the failing Met as it was placed into special measures after a devastating inspection revealed a catalogue of new scandals - including 69,000 crimes going unrecorded every year.
'It isn't a good place to work': Black Met Police officer challenges Sadiq Khan over staff quitting 'racist' force
It comes after the Met Police was put in special measures over institutional failures A serving Met Police constable has said Black officers are leaving the force in droves after being “disproportionately” investigated for alleged wrongdoing and realising it is not a good place to work. PC Idominik Efeotor, who serves in the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection unit of the Met Police - guarding the House of Commons and politicians, spoke up at the State of London debate with Sadiq Khan on Tuesday night (June 28).
A man in his 30s was later arrested An Irish man has died after a hit-and-run in London. The 62-year-old was hit by a van in the Northumberland Park in Haringey at 12.30 am on Monday morning. Police in the north city borough rushed to the scene but sadly despite all their efforts he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Scandal-hit Met Police to be placed under special measures by watchdog after series of ‘serious shortcomings’
SCANDAL-hit Scotland Yard is to be placed under special measures by the police watchdog, it emerged last night. The Met Police has been labelled a failing force by inspectors who raised concerns about “serious or critical shortcomings”. As a result, it has been placed under an engage process by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services.
A series of scandals, including the murder of Sarah Everard, the Stephen Port inquiry, and the strip search of Child Q, the Met Police has been placed under special measures
Following a series of scandals, including the murder of Sarah Everard, the Stephen Port inquiry, and the strip search of Child Q, the Met Police has been placed under special measures. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) made the decision, which means the force will be closely scrutinised.
Scandal-hit Metropolitan Police plunged into special measures after failings including Sarah Everard and sick WhatsApps
THE Met Police has been plunged into special measures after a series of high-profile scandals. It comes after a damning watchdog report blasted the force for numerous fiascos, including the murder of Sarah Everard by serving officer Wayne Couzens. Inspectors also slammed the Met for its failure to properly investigate serial killer Stephen Port, as well as the strip-search of a black schoolgirl.
The Met Police has been placed under special measures by a policing watchdog following a series of failures. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the force is being closely scrutinised having been involved in a number of scandals in recent times.
The Metropolitan Police is being "monitored" over its recent performance, the independent inspectorate has confirmed. In a statement, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the move was to help support the Met Police to make "improvements".
It follows the force’s controversial handling of Sarah Everard’s murder, the strip search of a 15-year-old black schoolgirl Child Q and the stop and search of Bianca Williams The Metropolitan Police has been placed under special measures by the policing watchdog over concerns about “serious or critical shortcomings” after a series of recent scandals.