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Police Cuts Warning In Face Of Terror Threat — Police chiefs in England and Wales have warned that major cuts could hinder their ability to prevent terror attacks similar to those seen in Paris. Police chiefs bracing for cuts up to 25% warn it could be impossible to maintain neighbourhood policing which is vital in gathering intelligence on terror threats.

UK Facing 'Dangerous Phase Of Terror Threat' — The Paris attacks and last month's bombing of a Russian airliner in Egypt herald a possible return to more ambitious mass casualty attacks, according to the two men responsible for safeguarding the nation at the time of the London bombings.

Armed Police To Be Deployed At Wembley — Armed police are to patrol Wembley stadium during Tuesday night's international friendly between England and France. Metropolitan police commanders have taken the highly unusual decision to deploy armed patrols in the light of Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Nov 16, 2015

Armed police are to patrol Wembley stadium during Tuesday night's international friendly between England & France

Fears Of Violence Over Smoking Ban In Prisons — Sky News has seen letters from prisoners threatening violence and unrest as a smoking ban is introduced in jails across England and Wales. From this weekend, Open Prisons will begin a phased introduction of the scheme banning smoking inside buildings.
Oct 30, 2015

RT @SkyNewsPR: Fears Of Violence Over Smoking Ban In Prisons - report by @Skynews' @skymarkwhite…

Cage Takes Charity Commission To High Court — Campaign group Cage heads to court today over the Charity Commission's decision to pressure charities to stop funding the group. The landmark judicial review will examine whether the commission overstepped its powers when it urged two charities, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Roddick Foundation, not to make any future donations.
Oct 21, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Cage takes Charity Commission to High Court over lack of funding

Thai Opposition Denies Bangkok Bomb Involvement — The leader of Thailand's main opposition party has denied any involvement by members of his group in Monday's bombing in Bangkok. Speaking to Sky News from his home on the outskirts of the capital, Jatuporn Prompan, leader of the Red Shirts movement, said such an attack was beyond ordinary people.

Magistrates Courts 'In Crisis' Over Govt Costs — The magistrates court system in England and Wales has been gripped by a growing crisis, with dozens of experienced magistrates resigning in a row over government imposed court costs. The Criminal Court Charge was introduced by the Ministry of Justice in April as a means of ensuring that convicted adult offenders pay towards the cost of running the criminal justice system.

VJ Day Terror Threat Sparks Security Review — Security arrangements for next weekend's VJ Day celebrations in London are being reviewed after intelligence of a possible terrorist threat, sources have told Sky News. The Queen and other members of the Royal Family are due to take part in a series of events next Saturday, marking the Allied Victory over Japan in 1945.
Aug 09, 2015

Security for VJ Day event in London under review; intelligence of poss terrorist threat…

Budget Cuts May Prompt Police Force Mergers — Police forces will have to cooperate much more closely, with some facing the prospect of merging with their neighbours, senior police figures have told Sky News. The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners estimates up to £300m could be saved within a few years if forces collaborate in the purchase of equipment.
Aug 04, 2015

RT @SkyNewsPR: Budget Cuts May Prompt Police Force Mergers - @SkyNews' @skymarkwhite Reports Today:

Litvinenko's Widow: Suspects Won't Face Trial — The public inquiry into the murder of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has helped "shine a light" on the lengths the Kremlin will go to silence dissent, according to his widow.
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Nov 28, 2015

RT @SkyNewsBen: BREAKING: Grant Shapps has now officially resigned

Nov 28, 2015

International Development minister Grant Shapps is to resign over Conservative party bullying row, according to Sky sources

Nov 25, 2015

Steve White @PFEW_Chair says he's shocked and relieved police budgets won't be cut further, hopes process rebuilding the service can begin

Nov 24, 2015

@stivevans @PFEW_Chair I call them senior policing figures, my sub editors change it to Chiefs. Not my doing I'm afraid

Nov 21, 2015

@AndydBird Yes, be very interesting to see which type they choose. Hope it's not another DIY cobble-together

Nov 21, 2015

@StefanCampbell9 @NavyLookout Hopefully might be an initial commitment. Difficult to know what to believe. Hope for the best

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