Greville Janner case: Alison Saunders faces calls to publish secret papers – Daily Telegraph

‘Alleged child abuse victims and MPs say independent review of bungled case must be made public.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2015

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Rotherham child sex abuse: ‘Hundreds’ of potential suspects, including two current or former councillors, investigated – The Independent

Posted June 25th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Hundreds of possible suspects, including two serving or former Rotherham councillors, have been identified so far by an investigation into child sexual abuse in the town, the National Crime Agency has said.’

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The Independent, 24th June 2015

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Shoppers ‘duped’ by millions of fake online reviews – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 19th, 2015 in advertising, consumer protection, inquiries, internet, news by tracey

‘Shoppers who use the internet to research hotels, books, electronics and other purchases are being misled by millions of “fake” reviews orchestrated by companies to trick potential customers, the consumer watchdog warns today as it begins an inquiry.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th June 2015

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Chilcot report into Iraq war ‘unlikely to be published for another year’ – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2015 in delay, disclosure, documents, inquiries, Iraq, news by sally

‘The Chilcot report has taken six years and cost £10m but is “unlikely to be published for another year at least”, according to sources close to the inquiry.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2014

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UK under fire over ‘incoherent’ approach to domestic violence – The Guardian

‘The British government has been criticised by the UN for lacking “a consistent and coherent” approach to tackling violence against women, warning that its austerity agenda will further undermine the safety of vulnerable individuals.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2015

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Mark Duggan’s family lead call for a public inquiry into UK policing – The Guardian

Posted June 8th, 2015 in complaints, firearms, inquiries, news, police, racism by sally

‘Mark Duggan’s family, relatives of other black men killed in custody, and one of the UK’s most senior black lawyers have called for a public inquiry into policing in Britain.’

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The Guardian, 7th June 2015

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Number of paedophiles in Britain will shock public, warns Deputy Children’s Commissioner for England – Daily Telegraph

‘Britain would need a rolling programme of prison building to house all its paedophiles if they were all to prosecuted, Sue Berelowitz has warned.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st June 2015

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Blacklisted workers seek to prise open secrets of covert police surveillance – The Guardian

‘Blacklisted workers have intensified their campaign to uncover the extent of secret police surveillance operations against them.’

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The Guardian, 28th May 2015

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1,400 investigated in child sex abuse inquiry, including politicians – The Guardian

Posted May 21st, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news by sally

‘Police across the country are investigating more than 1,400 men – including 261 high-profile individuals – over allegations of child abuse in the past, a senior officer running the national operation has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 20th May 2015

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Student restrained by police died from neglect, inquest finds – The Guardian

‘A student who was detained under the Mental Health Act died as a result of neglect by police officers and ambulance staff who forcibly restrained him and left him handcuffed for hours on a hospital floor, an inquest jury has found.’

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The Guardian, 15th May 2015

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Human Rights Act: What has it done for us? – The Independent

‘The Conservatives want to replace it. Here are five things it has implemented for good.’

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The Independent, 15th May 2015

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Jeremy Thorpe: Inquiry into claims police altered evidence – BBC News

Posted May 13th, 2015 in conspiracy, evidence, firearms, homosexuality, inquiries, murder, news, police by tracey

‘An inquiry is to take place into claims evidence was altered during the police investigation into former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe in the 1970s, the BBC’s Today programme has learned.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2015

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Former student fails in legal challenge over Oxford’s handling of rape claims – The Guardian

Posted May 12th, 2015 in inquiries, judicial review, news, rape, sexual offences, universities by tracey

‘A former Oxford student has failed in her attempt to overturn the university’s policy on investigating complaints of rape and sexual assault.’

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The Guardian, 8th May 2015

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Child abuse inquiry judge to investigate Lord Janner allegations – The Guardian

‘A high court judge is to investigate whether child sexual abuse allegations against Lord Janner were the subject of an establishment cover-up.’

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The Guardian, 29th April 2015

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Bradford fire: Sir Oliver Popplewell defends 1985 inquiry – interview in full – The Guardian

Posted April 28th, 2015 in fire, inquiries, judges, news, sport by sally

‘Sir Oliver Popplewell, who presided over the Bradford fire inquiry, speaks at length to the Guardian’s chief football correspondent about revelations in survivor Martin Fletcher’s book and why he sees no need for a fresh investigation.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2015

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Critics of Lord Janner decision misunderstand justice system – The Guardian

‘The creation of the Crown Prosecution Service nearly 30 years ago was pretty traumatic for the police. I remember it well and wrote a book about it at the time. Overnight, detectives lost the power to decide what charges should be brought against people they had arrested. Instead, the director of public prosecutions — whose remit had been confined to cases of “importance or difficulty” for the previous 100 years — took responsibility in 1986 for most public prosecutions across England and Wales.’

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2015

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1948 Malayan killings case reaches UK Supreme Court – BBC News

‘Relatives of 24 men killed by British troops in Malaya in 1948 will take their demands for a public inquiry to the Supreme Court later.’

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BBC News, 22nd April 2015

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Chilcot inquiry into Iraq War ‘unlikely to be published this year’ – The Independent

Posted April 21st, 2015 in delay, inquiries, Iraq, news, publishing, reports by sally

‘The British inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war and its aftermath, which completed its last hearing in February 2011 with the promise to report back in “some months”, is unlikely to be published this year.’

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The Independent, 21st April 2015

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Crown Prosecution Service re-review of Operation Elveden – CPS News Brief

‘Operation Elveden is a Metropolitan Police Service investigation that revealed the payments made to corrupt public officials by journalists for information. It followed two parliamentary committees and the Leveson Inquiry which revealed serious questions over the techniques used by some which may have amounted to systematic and flagrant breaches of the law. The range and circumstance of this activity was of a scale not previously encountered by police or CPS.’

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CPS News Brief, 17th April 2015

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Theresa May admits justice system fails families over deaths in police custody – The Guardian

‘The criminal justice system makes is too hard for families whose loved ones have died in police custody to get answers, according to a candid letter written by the home secretary to two families affected by such deaths.’

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The Guardian, 19th April 2015

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