Police rugby teams set to battle it out in annual Commissioner’s Cup

Come along to the annual Commissioner’s Cup tournament at Imber Court, Esher on Sunday 30th April, which is being held in memory of PC Keith Palmer and those affected by the recent terrorist attack in Westminster.

There will be lots of activities to get involved in and will make a great family day out, so put the date in...
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Jenny Milsom
Sally Brockway
Chrissy Hayward-Anderson
Parents stage baby daughter’s death on bus – 24hours after her actual death

After staging the death of their 3 month old daughter on a London bus, Rosalin Baker and Jeffrey Wiltshire have today been found guilty of causing the child’s death.

Baby Imani suffered at least 40 separate injuries across her tiny body, including several rib, head and wrist fractures, which were all consistent with...
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Ali Abbott
Siobhan Howe
Kieran Smith
“I will bear down on terrorism and knife crime in London”

The Met’s first female Commissioner, Cressida Dick, was appointed in February and took her oath of attestation in front of Chief Magistrate Arbuthnot at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 11 April.

One week on, Commissioner Cressida Dick has spoken out about how “bearing down on violence will define my commissionership”

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“I will bear down on terrorism and knife crime in London”
Glem Tobim
Hollie Windsor
Meet Paul, aged 9, who we had the pleasure of meeting this week.

When Paul came to say hello to our officers, they were so impressed with his tailor-made policing outfit that a photo with him was most definitely in order!

When he is older, Paul wants to be a police officer in the Met, and enjoys visiting local police stations. On one of his visits, officers from Holborn Police Station...
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Meet Paul aged 9 who we had the pleasure of meeting this week
Joy McDermott
Walker Linda
Apple Yve Jeffries-stevens
“Keith was the most hard working man"

Two of PC Keith Palmer’s closest friends have described him as “an amazing bloke, very true, very loyal and always there to help”.

As they support PC Palmer’s family on a very difficult day, PC Shaun Cartwright and PC Greg Rainey ask that their friend be remembered as a “normal, decent, hardworking man” who went to work for his family.

The two friends...
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Simon Ward
Vicky Wilcock
Alia Raman
We remember PC Keith Palmer

Today, hundreds of people gathered together in London to honour, remember and mourn the tragic loss of PC Keith Palmer.

At 10am this morning, flags across the Met were lowered to half-mast as a mark of respect for PC Palmer.

A Full Force funeral was held at Southwark Cathedral this afternoon, paying tribute to the fallen officer. The funeral procession began at...
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David Richards
Nicky Coote-Woolmore
Tes Timmins
PC Keith Palmer, RIP

Her Majesty The Queen has given her blessing for PC Palmer to lie in rest within the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft, located in the Palace of Westminster, ahead of his Full Force Funeral on Monday afternoon.

Today, PC Keith Palmer arrived at the Palace of Westminster and was greeted with a Guard of Honour, formed of officers from his team at the Parliamentary and...
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PC Keith Palmer RIP Her Majesty The Queen has given her blessing
Richard Tingler
Samantha Horsburgh
Ryan Lewington
Two weeks on from the Westminster attack, Andreea Cristea has sadly died in hospital.

Andreea, a Romanian national who was visiting London at the time of the savage attack, has been fighting for her life in hospital ever since but on Thursday 6th April her life support was withdrawn.
Next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers....
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Two weeks on from the Westminster attack Andreea Cristea has sadly died in hospital
Simon Hinchley-Robson
Jennie Steer
Karl Stott
Can you help grieving mother get justice for her son?

Thirteen years ago on Mother's Day, Vanessa Hyman lost her 17-year-old son. Anton Hyman's body was found in the River Brent, Ealing, on the 21st of March 2004. He had been stabbed multiple times and shot in the back.

His killer(s) has yet to be brought to justice. We continue to support Anton's family as they appeal for information, with...
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Christina Bagalexis
Laurence Frederick
Walker Linda
“PC Palmer, he’s one of ours”

Charlton Athletic pay a moving tribute to PC Keith Palmer, a loyal supporter who sadly lost his life during the Westminster terror attack.

Before kick-off, twenty two police officers joined the team on the pitch in honour of their fallen friend and colleague.

The game was dedicated in his memory and marked with a one minute silence, before Keith’s brother...
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PC Palmer hes one of ours Charlton Athletic pay a moving tribute
Michelle Whitestone
Christine Clark
Anna Purdon
Brave four year old calls 999 to save his mum’s life

A brave 4 year old boy has been praised after his quick thinking and knowledge of what to do in an emergency helped to save his mother’s life. Police are releasing a clip of the 999 call made by the little boy to remind parents the importance of teaching young children their address and how to use 999 in an emergency.

Roman, aged 4, found...
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Nathan Sen
Iwona Stone
Julia Reynolds
Londoners unite one week on from the Westminster attack

Communities across London have come together one week on from the abhorrent attack in Westminster in which four people died, including PC Keith Palmer.

Many more people suffered injuries on that tragic day but the whole capital has been affected.

Faith leaders, school children and police officers have united in grief and solidarity...
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Londoners unite one week on from the Westminster attack
Kerri Eminson
Sandra Riches
Jenny Sharman
Statement by families of Andreea Cristea and Andrei Burnaz

The families of two people who were injured following the Westminster attack last Wednesday, 22 March have released a statement.

In the statement, on behalf of the families of Andreea Cristea and Andrei Burnaz, they said:

“Our family is so grateful for the first responders, the medical personnel and the assistance of the UK...
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Statement by families of Andreea Cristea and Andrei Burnaz
Michele Savory
Xenia Maria
Sandra Riches
The greatest response to terrorism is in the everyday actions of ordinary people

The police, security and intelligence agencies depend on information from you. Be our eyes and ears and help keep yourself, your family and your local community safe by looking out for suspicious activity and reporting it to the police, in confidence.

You may see or hear something that could be that vital piece...
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Paul Ylaes
Samantha Lewis
Bernhard Henry Fynn
Heartfelt statement from family of Kurt and Melissa Cochran following horrific terror attack in Westminster

Kurt Cochran was killed during the terror attack on Westminster Bridge and his wife, Melissa was severely injured and remains in hospital.

"Thank you for coming this morning and most especially for your kindness and consideration of our family. This has been a humbling and difficult...
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Heartfelt statement from family of Kurt and Melissa Cochran following horrific terror
Susan Courtenay
Denise Johnston
Adrian Power
“Whilst #WestminsterAttack lasted 82 seconds it will remain in the memories of many forever”

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command have now confirmed that the terrorist attack carried out by Khalid Masood was over within 82 seconds.

Through detailed investigation we can confirm the attack started at 14:40:08 on Wednesday, 22 March, when the car that Masood was...
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Karen McClements Horder
Dave Walker
Linda Onar
PC Keith Palmer’s family release a further statement following the devastating #WestminsterAttack

"We have been overwhelmed by the love and support for our family, and most especially, the outpouring of love and respect for our Keith.

"We want to thank everyone who has reached out to us over the past few days for their kindness and generosity. The police have been a constant, unwavering...
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PC Keith Palmers family release a further statement following the devastating We
Ron Melton
Gurnam Panesar
Lucy Poole
Appeal for information following #WestminsterAttack

Officers investigating the terrorist attack in Westminster on Wednesday remain keen to hear from anyone who knew Khalid Masood well; understands who his associates were; and can provide with information about places he has recently visited.

Anyone with such information should confidentially contact the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321.
Al Copeland
Kevan Canham
Peter Tansey
In light of Wednesday’s devastating events, Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey honours fallen hero, PC Keith Palmer, in address to new police recruits at Hendon

“Ladies and gentleman - you are welcome here today as parents, family and as new officers in the Metropolitan Police. You are our future and we are proud of the choice you have made to serve the public and protect our great global...
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In light of Wednesdays devastating events Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey honours fallen
Clare 'Minx' O'Hara
Helen Clark-Ellen
Colin Penny Wookey
Latest statement by Acting Deputy Commissioner, Mark Rowley following the #WestminsterAttack

"Good morning, I am here to update you on the following areas:

- update you on the breadth and speed of our investigation;
- I want to ask for the public's help; and
- provide further details on the police service response.

"First I want to update you regarding those who were...
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Latest statement by Acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley following the Westmin
Heidi Shearman
Rosemary Hill
Katarína Blahová