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Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
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Isis jihadi brides 'luring British women to Syria' — The report accuses the government of failing to do enough to counter the Islamic State group's narrative directed at young girls and women. Only three of the 65 mentors recruited by the Home Office for its deradicalisation programme "Channel" are women who researchers found were either "underused or overstretched".

Policeman accused of framing student at tuition fee riot — PC Ott was appearing at Southward crown court accused of perverting the course of justice and causing actual bodily harm. Also on trial were PC Calvin Lindsay and PC Thomas Barnes who are accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

Stephen Lawrence: Lord Stevens investigated by IPCC — Lord Stevens is accused of failing to hand information over to the Macpherson public inquiry, which investigated the police's initial failure to apprehend the black teenager's killers. John Stevens was Deputy Commissioner of the Met from 1998 to 2000 - while the Macpherson report was being compiled, before serving for five years as Britain's most senior police officer.

Terror police probe imam Abdul-Hadi Arwani murder in London — Detectives from the Counter Terrorism Command are leading an investigation into the death of a man in north west London, Scotland Yard said, as he was named as 48-year-old Abdul-Hadi Arwani.

London teenagers 'wanted to go to Syria to help' — The parents of the schoolboys raised the alarm with an early-morning call to Brent Council leader Mohammed Butt, who rushed to their home. Councillor Butt said the parents were scared that their children had gone. "I could see the panic in their faces," he told Channel 4 News.

Protester loses legal battle to get off 'extremism' database — The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a ruling in favour of 91-year-old campaigner John Catt whose peaceful activities at demonstrations were logged and stored in police records on domestic extremists. Mr Catt, who has no criminal record, discovered his presence at various human rights protests had been recorded 66 times in a four year period, mostly about his clothes and his sketches of demonstrations.

'Could have been saved': failing the mentally ill in prison — The Equality and Human Rights Commission's study of 367 'non-natural' prison deaths between 2010 and 2013 says many could have been prevented and recommends imposing a legal duty on institutions to improve care and treatment when recommended. EHRC only looked at adult cases but nowhere is this more damning than when it comes to children.

London teenager Ziamani guilty of plot to behead soldier — Brustholm Ziamani, 19, was arrested in east London last August carrying a knife, hammer and Islamic state flag inside his rucksack. An Old Bailey jury was told how he had proclaimed online support for the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby and told his former girlfriend he wanted to die a martyr.

Could there be more security at UK Jewish schools? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Channel 4 News learns that the education secretary is considering stepping up security around Jewish schools in the UK. Simon Israel reports on the threat Jewish communities face in the country.

Inquiry set up into collapse of police corruption trial — Mrs May is to appoint a QC to look into why the prosecution abandoned the case against a dozen former South Wales police officers charged with perverting the course of justice in the Lynette White murder investigation 27 years ago.
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May 28, 2015

Only 3 of the 64 mentors on Govt's de-radicalisation Channel project are women

May 26, 2015

Met police begun contacting 30,000 ex + current firearms officers after finding asbestos in buildings used for training from 1980-2007

May 25, 2015

Six months on from @Channel4News uncovering shamiwitnesss ID leads to a very hefty charge sheet…

May 25, 2015

RT @carrieapples: British Future survey finds 1m BAME voters backed the Conservatives - 33% in 2015, up from 16% in 2010. Encouraging but still more to do.

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