Ava and Pansy Blake, sister and mother of murdered actor Sian Blake, after giving a media interview at New Scotland Yard in London on Thursday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

An investigation will take place into Scotland Yard’s handling of the case of former EastEnders actor Sian Blake and her two sons, who were founded mu(...)

Photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Arthur Simpson-Kent  and Amon (4). Photograph:  Metropolitan Police/PA Wiremission from the copyright holder.

Former Eastenders actress Sian Blake and her two young sons, Zachary and Amon, died as a result of head and neck injuries, police said. Scotland Yard(...)

Police officers arrive at the home of former Eastenders actress Sian Blake on Wednesday.   The former Eastenders actor and her two sons, Zachary (8) and Amon (4), have been missing since December 13th. Photograph Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

The family of missing ex-Eastenders actor Sian Blake have said they “want answers” about why it took police nearly three weeks to find what are feared(...)

Forensic officers  at the house in Erith, Kent, where police searching for  missing former EastEnders actress Sian Blake found three bodies. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

British detectives are searching for the boyfriend of an ex-EastEnders actress after three bodies were found by police looking for the performer and h(...)

Firearms instructors play the role of terrorists during a Metropolitan Police training programme for armed officers for the eventuality of a terrorist firearms attack in London. Photograph:  Yui Mok/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Firearms officers called to tackle terrorist gunmen have been ordered to ignore the injured and dying in the event of a UK attack and instead race tow(...)

A screengrab from CCTV footage of a man recorded throwing a jerry can of petrol at Finsbury Park Mosque in London. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police

Police have released footage of a man hurling a jerry can of petrol into a mosque in an attack detectives have called an “Islamophobic hate cr(...)

Attendees at a conference  in 2012 entitled ‘Dublin Offlines; Speaking out against the cult of Scientology’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Zabina Collins, a leading member of the Church of Scientology in Ireland, launched “a vicious character attack” on a former member who had given a tal(...)

Image from August 2012 of British police outside the  Ecuadorian embassy  in Knightsbridge,  London, where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had recently taken  refuge to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex allegations. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

British police officers are no longer stationed outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took refuge to avoid e(...)

 Police were called on Friday by a member of the public, who came across plants growing on disused private land on Lower Marsh Lane, Kingston, southwest London. Photograph: PA Wire

A “forest” of suspected cannabis plants that looked like Christmas trees has been found in a remote area. Police were called on Friday by a member of (...)

North Yorkshire police are trawling their records for references to Ted Heath following publication of an image of the former prime minister with suspected paedophile Jimmy Savile. Photograph: PA Wire

A former brothel-keeper at the centre of a child abuse controversy surrounding Sir Edward Heath is to be questioned by British authorities on the matt(...)