North Yorkshire police have said 35 people had come forward with allegations about Jimmy Savile and Peter Jaconelli. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Police have apologised to victims of Jimmy Savile and his friend Peter Jaconelli after concluding that officers missed opportunities to properly in(...)

A file photograph of a UK police car. An investigation is under way in England after a seven-year-old girl was injured when a gun went off during an organised tour of a police headquarters. Photograph: Dave Higgens/PA Wire.

An investigation is under way in England after a seven-year-old girl was injured when a gun went off during an organised tour of a police headquarters(...)

Police at the scene in Shepperton Road, Islington, London, after police shot dead a man who was threatening a woman with a knife. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Police have shot dead a man in north London who was threatening a woman with a knife.It is the first fatal shooting by a Metropolitan Police marksman (...)

 The Garda Ombudsman Commission was given, effectively, the same powers as the Garda. Photograph: Frank Miller

It was inevitable from the moment president Mary McAleese signed the Garda Síochána Act 2005 into law that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commiss(...)