Reclaim the Night protesters march against attacks on women
Thousands of women took to the streets of London and other cities across Britain on Saturday for the annual Reclaim The Night protest over rape and male violence against women.
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Recasting male heroes as women risks driving boys to crime, claims Tory MP
Casting women in TV and film roles previously given to men, such as in Doctor Who or the James Bond franchise, risks leading young males into crime because the only cultural role models left for them are criminals, a Conservative MP has argued.
No anonymity for Met Police whistleblowers, says deputy commissioner Sir Stephen House
M etropolitan Police officers who blow the whistle on their colleagues for misconduct are not entitled to anonymity, according to one of the force's most senior officers.
More than a quarter of UK police forces 'do not meet officer vetting guidelines'
Around one in four police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have still not vetted all of their staff, an investigation has revealed.
One dead, three arrested after car explodes outside hospital in Liverpool
British police arrested three men under the country's Terrorism Act on Sunday after a car explosion outside a hospital in northwest England left one person dead and another injured.
'Weed out' police misogyny and racism with phone checks, says UK watchdog
Random phone searches for police officers should be carried out to check for inappropriate jokes and racist, sexist and homophobic slurs, the chief inspector of constabulary has said.
Reports of sexual harassment on London public transport surge by 61%
R eports of sexual harassment on public transport in London have jumped 61% this summer compared to before the pandemic, official figures show.
Record number of rapes reported to police in a year, crime figures show
Police have recorded a record number of rape offences in England and Wales, official figures show.
Met Police chief 'very confident' locals support undercover officers outside bars
The Metropolitan Police chief has said she is "very confident" locals support plain clothes officers outside bars, as the trial - aimed at preventing violence against women - got underway in London.
Police Scotland apologises to women in Glasgow after streets blocked off
Police Scotland has apologised to women in Glasgow who had to walk home in darkness on Monday night after well-lit streets were blocked off due to Cop26 climate summit security concerns.