Former UK Conservative  chief whip Andrew Mitchell has lost a libel case over claims he called a policeman a “pleb”. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A former minister in David Cameron’s Tory government lost a libel case on Thursday over a newspaper article that said he had insultingly referred to p(...)

Of the three police constables  one has been suspended and the other two are now on restricted duties while the case is investigated.

Three police officers from the unit in charge of protecting Downing Street have been arrested on suspicion of accessing hardcore pornography on their (...)

British police officer Keith Wallis arrives for sentencing at the Old Bailey in London today. Photograph: Facundo  Arrizabalaga/EPA.

A police officer who lied about witnessing the Plebgate row was jailed for 12 months today.Keith Wallis, 53, of West Drayton, west London, sent an ema(...)

Pc Keith Wallis (53) arriving at the Old Bailey in central London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

A police officer accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the Plebgate row today pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey Pc Keith Wallis (53) of West Dr(...)

A file image of Andrew Mitchell:  officers accused of giving misleading accounts of a meeting with the former chief whip are facing a new watchdog. Photograph: PA

Police officers accused of giving misleading accounts of a meeting with former British government chief whip Andrew Mitchell are facing a new watchdog(...)