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Crime Correspondent — Sky News

Sky News Crime Correspondent on the hunt for news stories and a little levity on a grim beat

Scotland Yard Admits Spying On 'Sick Leave' Detective On Holidays

news.sky.com — Scotland Yard has admitted lying and spying on one of its own officers after she went on holiday while she was on sick leave. Detective Constable Andrea Brown won a claim for breaches of data protection and human rights laws after the force admitted it had used a bogus law to get her personal details.

Heathrow Alert: 300 Security Passes Suspended

news.sky.com — Three hundred staff at a company which supplies airline lounge services have had their airside security passes suspended, Sky News has learned. Those affected are believed to be mainly cleaners and caterers. Employer, Sodexo, says it is a precautionary measure and it follows news that police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport.

Police Investigate Heathrow Security Pass Scam

news.sky.com — Police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport. They have arrested two young women, thought to be airport workers. Heathrow said it had "taken appropriate action" until the police investigation is complete. Scotland Yard would not reveal details of their suspicions around airside passes, but it is not thought to involve their illegal sale or cloning.

Women Held Over Heathrow Security Pass Scam

news.sky.com — Police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport. They have arrested two young women, thought to be airport workers. Heathrow said it had "taken appropriate action" until the police investigation is complete. Scotland Yard would not reveal details of their suspicions around airside passes, but it is not thought to involve their illegal sale or cloning.

London Attack: Tourists Battled To Save Victim

news.sky.com — A cyclist has told how he tried to save the Russell Square stabbing victim as she lay dying on the pavement. Fernando, 40, said he was stopped by distraught witnesses who told him the victim had been stabbed in the back by a "chubby man dressed in shorts and a T-shirt".

Fire Hero Police Officer Up For Bravery Award

news.sky.com — An officer who ran into a blazing house five times to rescue a family is one of 69 competing in the Police Bravery Awards. PC Sean Cannon was on a call at the other end of a street in Bradford when he heard shouts for help.

Child Killer Beaten To Death With Fish Tank Rock

news.sky.com — A prisoner has been battered to death at one of the UK's maximum security jails. The victim was attacked in one of Long Lartin prison's workshops at about 9am as inmates began their daily routines after breakfast.

Two Guilty Of £100k Machine Gun Smuggling Plot

news.sky.com — Two men have been found guilty of smuggling more than £100,000 of guns into the UK, bought from the same supplier who armed the Charlie Hebdo attackers. Harry Shilling, 25, from Swanley, Kent, and Michael Defraine, 30, from Bexleyheath, southeast London, were found guilty of gun smuggling and conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life.

Huckle Tried To Cash In On Child Abuse Pics

news.sky.com — By any measure, the story of prolific paedophile Richard Huckle is extraordinary and not what you might expect. He is a middle-class, church-going, grammar school boy who used a short-course teaching certificate to gain access to vulnerable children in a foreign community where many worshipped him and still refuse to believe what he did.

Road Rage Suspect 'Threatened Mate With Hammer'

news.sky.com — A man accused of murdering a fellow motorist in an alleged road rage attack had previously assaulted people in the street and threatened a family friend with a hammer, his father has told jurors. Matthew Daley is on trial accused of knifing 79-year-old Donald Lock 39 times as he drove back from a cycling meeting on the A24 in West Sussex, on 16 July last year.
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Aug 26, 2016

#Redhill Publican says bike at scene of child 'abduction' had been dumped outside his pub 2 days before and he moved it near rubbish bins.

Aug 16, 2016

#dogattack Man who died in dog attack on estate at Huddersfield was David Ellam, 52.

Aug 11, 2016

#Heathrow Third woman arrested over airside security passes scam at Heathrow.

Aug 10, 2016

#Heathrow 300 staff at airline lounge services company Sodexo have airside security passes suspended over police investigation.

Aug 10, 2016

#Heathrow Scot Yard investigating scam involving airside passes at Heathrow. Two women arrested on susp of fraud and money-laundering.

Aug 09, 2016

#palace Man, 22, arrested after climbing fence at Buckingham Palace. Appeared to have been drinking, not thought terror, say police.

Aug 04, 2016

RT @Foreman_Jamie: #NilByMouth great and cherished memories. What a film and what a firm! Love them all!

Aug 04, 2016

#murder Suspect is Norwegian of Somali origin, but police don't believe background is relevant to motive. 'Mental health more likely motive'

Aug 04, 2016

#murder Scot Yard says attack was random and spontaneous.


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