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Simon Israel

Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
As seen in: Channel 4 News, Mashable


Cherry Groce children to receive police compensation — A High Court judge has declared that the police still have a duty of care to the children 31 years on from a botched armed raid on the home of Cherry Groce in Brixton, south London. The Metropolitan Police failed to get the case dismissed on the grounds the claims fell outside the time limits.

Abu Rumaysah police letter raises questions about his escape — The letter was brandished by shadow home secretary Andy Burnham in the Commons as he questioned Home Secretary Theresa May. He said: "He (Abu Rumaysah) was well known to the authorities, having been arrested six times on terror-related offences before being placed on police bail in 2014 and requested to surrender his passport.

Firearms officer wins racial discrimination case — There are calls for an inquiry into the conduct of senior officers at Cleveland Police after an employment tribunal said the force failed to take action over the treatment of an Asian officer. An employment tribunal found 44-year-old PC Nadeem Saddique was racially victimised and discriminated against in his efforts to remain on the force's firearms squad.

Met police compensates brothers caught up in protests — The settlement came after they sued the force for malicious prosecution, assault and battery. The police have apologised for the distress caused to Christopher and Andrew Hilliard during one of the demonstration's most infamous incidents when an officer fell off his horse.

Former Met officer on trial for alleged historic abuse — The alleged victim described to a jury at Southwark Crown how he was called a n****r, slapped, beaten, kicked and swung around by his handcuffs, hitting every inside panel of the van.

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.
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Oct 25, 2016

RT @marxshields: #X6MurderTrial The apalling truth is that this scenario was inevitable and totally preventable. Jamaican justice system at breaking point.

Oct 25, 2016

RT @heavencrawley: Disappointed @bbcworldservice insists on describing #Calais as 'magnet' for refugees/migrants when home to only 7,000 out of 1.3m in Europe

Oct 24, 2016

Ms Rudd says Home Office to spend £36 million to ensure Calais clearance is 'full and lasting'

Oct 24, 2016

Amber Rudd tells MPs more children will be coming

Oct 24, 2016

Home Secretary says almost 200 children have transferred from Calais to U.K under Dublins reg and Dubs amendment in past week

Oct 24, 2016

RT @ZrileB: Julian Bell, Leader of Ealing council proud to welcome two girls from Calais who arrived yesterday @CitizensUK

Oct 24, 2016

RT @heavencrawley: I will never forget meeting Lavdie (not real name). Raped by 'boyfriend' and forced into prostitution, age disputed…

Oct 22, 2016

Met police say suspect item found in Devon not viable

Oct 22, 2016

North Greenwich terror investigation moves to Devon. Police find similar device at a house in Newton Abbot. Area evacuated.

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