Election candidates and canvassers have been advised to work in pairs and keep their mobile phones charged, amid safety fears.
The leader of the police chiefs has said that new laws should be introduced to allow police to positively discriminate in favour of minority ethnic candidates, saying that there needs to be a “shock” to the system.
The figures have been described by the TaxPayers' Alliance as 'staggering'
UK officials were furious after information about the Manchester attack investigation was leaked to the US press on Wednesday
The National Police Chief Council's lead on armed policing, Simon Chesterman, has said armed police have now been told to shoot drivers who pose a threat
Chief constable Simon Bailey has claimed paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should be rehabilitated rather than put in jail
The National Crime Agency has warned International gangs of organised criminals are targeting increased numbers of young men by luring them into potentially compromising positions
The National Police Chiefs' Council has called for dating apps to take responibility for protecting their users' safety, after Stephen Port was found guilty of murder