Category: London

The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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This is why Scotland Yard is in disgrace: bad policing and penny-pinching politicians | Duncan Campbell

Officers will be rightly criticised as Britain’s biggest force is put into special measures, but ministers betrayed the public too The headlines, from the Times and the Mail to the Sun and the Guardian, all announce that the Metropolitan police – Britain’s biggest force, and progenitor of the mantra that we have the “best police…
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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial

Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised The daunting task awaiting the soon-to-be-appointed chief of the Metropolitan police just got harder. As of this week, the force has been placed under conditions known as “engage” – the term used by the police inspectorate (HMIC) for…
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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial

Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised The daunting task awaiting the soon-to-be-appointed chief of the Metropolitan police just got harder. As of this week, the force has been placed under conditions known as “engage” – the term used by the police inspectorate (HMIC) for…
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