Wandsworth prison needs ‘urgent improvement’, watchdog warns

Wandsworth prison needs ‘urgent improvement’, watchdog warns

Chief inspector of prisons Charlie Taylor wrote to Justice Secretary Alex Chalk to issue an urgent notification for improvement at the category B Victorian jail in south-west London after “deeply concerning” inspection... Read more »
Royals latest: Privacy watchdog launches probe as ‘three London Clinic staff members investigated’ | UK News

Royals latest: Privacy watchdog launches probe as ‘three London Clinic staff members investigated’ | UK News

The Queen gave a nod to her cheeky grandson Louis as she met crowds of supporters during a visit to the Isle of Man today.  Meeting a baby with the same name,... Read more »

Police watchdog probes after man hurt trying to flee London police

Article content London police are under investigation by the province’s police watchdog after a man suffered injuries while trying to escape from custody. London police say it was shortly after 11:30 p.m.... Read more »
Police watchdog investigating Met after death of man in custody – South London News

Police watchdog investigating Met after death of man in custody – South London News

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is investigating the death of a man in police custody in Hammersmith last month. Daniel Cooper, aged 40, was arrested in Shepherd’s Bush by Met... Read more »
Watchdog shuts three solicitors firms accused in asylum sting | Immigration and asylum

Watchdog shuts three solicitors firms accused in asylum sting | Immigration and asylum

Three law firms in England accused of wrongdoing in dealing with asylum applications have been shut down by the solicitors’ watchdog. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has also suspended the practising certificates... Read more »
Tesco referred to competition watchdog over ‘misleading’ food prices

Tesco referred to competition watchdog over ‘misleading’ food prices

Tesco has been reported to Britain’s competition regulator over claims it could be “breaking the law” over “unclear Clubcard pricing”. The UK’s largest supermarket has been accused of not including clear prices... Read more »
Heathrow criticised by watchdog after disabled passengers missed summer flights | Air transport

Heathrow criticised by watchdog after disabled passengers missed summer flights | Air transport

Many disabled and less mobile passengers missed summer flights at Heathrow – one of the busiest airports in the world – due to its poor accessibility performance, the aviation watchdog has found.... Read more »
Police watchdog head resigns over ‘criminal probe’

Police watchdog head resigns over ‘criminal probe’

The head of the police watchdog has been forced to resign after he became the subject of a criminal investigation, the Home Secretary said. Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) director general... Read more »
Chelsea Bridge death: family bring test case against police watchdog | Independent Office for Police Conduct

Chelsea Bridge death: family bring test case against police watchdog | Independent Office for Police Conduct

The family of Oladeji Omishore, who drowned in June shortly after he was shot with a stun gun by police, are taking the police watchdog to the high court in a test... Read more »
Police watchdog won’t investigate Met Police after sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos pulled over in London for second time | UK News

Police watchdog won’t investigate Met Police after sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos pulled over in London for second time | UK News

The police watchdog will not investigate a complaint against the Metropolitan Police after stopping Portuguese sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos for the second time. The 27-year-old athlete was pulled over by police in... Read more »