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Plebgate: 'lying is good', say the police.

Remember when Andrew Michell, the then-Government Chief Whip in the House of Commons, was forced to resign in the aftermath of the “Plebgate” row, where police officers claimed he had called them “fucking plebs”. 338 more words


The Candidates Who Care - Part One: Ken Livingstone

In the last Qmesenger of the year, Tom Interviewed  the Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates for London Mayor. This is part one, the interview with Ken Livingstone. 1,456 more words

HACKGATE DAY 102: Wayne Rooney, BSkyB, and Andy Hayman.

Andy Hayman

The news that Wayne Rooney is considering taking legal action against the News of the World for breach of privacy might be a turning point for Newscorp. 2,185 more words

Police on my Back

If you are a British citizen, you should be furious. The severe and brazen violence exercised by the London Metropolitan police upon its citizens during and after the G20 protests is the direct result of unbridled and rampant expansion of executive and coercive powers of the British state. 554 more words


Menezes family criticise coroner

The family of Jean Charles de Menezes launched a stinging attack on coroner Sir Michael Wright as the jury returned its verdict today.

Relatives of the innocent Brazilian said he had “failed on every count” during proceedings. 411 more words


Tory policing health and safety vow

Police would be freed from health and safety red tape under Tory plans due to be announced.

In his keynote speech to the party’s conference at Birmingham, shadow home secretary Dominic Grieve will pledge to change the “dangerous” rules which “undermine public confidence”. 193 more words


Menezes family: We want the truth

The family of Jean Charles de Menezes have said they want more answers about his death at the beginning of his inquest.

Mr de Menezes’ cousins and campaign supporters gathered outside The Oval shortly after today’s hearing to respond to today’s evidence. 433 more words