There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
Even after all the problems, and the threadbare findings, Wiltshire Police show no sign of realising their errors.
The Spanish Prime Minister’s tin-eared reaction to police violence served to heighten, not dampen down, tensions.
Plus: Economics is not enough, two lots of protesters (one in first class travel), and keeping fit at Party Conference.
Shockingly, this intrusive and disgusting act is not an offence in England and Wales.
Allowing police to automatically cross-reference crimes against tag locations would improve public safety.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.
Corbyn has called for May’s resignation in the aftermath of Saturday’s attacks, but his own plans spell out no additional funding for counter-terrorism.
“The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do.”
The Prime Minister proposed four steps to take on and defeat our enemies and their ideology.
Plus: A diplomatic success for Trump. A Love Actually moment, please, from May. And: has anyone seen Diane Abbott?
Plus, read the full text of the Prime Minister’s statement on the heightened threat level and deployment of troops.
The Home Secretary was speaking at the Police Federation conference.
Her attempted policy announcement was PR fluff, based on a failure to understand the practicalities of law and order.