Danny Shaw

Danny Shaw


Home Affairs Correspondent for BBC News

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Yet Govt guidance & PM says don’t gather in groups of more than six or two households. Law and guidance appear at odds. Can’t see guidance on outdoor sports. (This applies to England)

A number of people we spoke to for @BBCfileon4 ⁩, “Racism in the Police”, said there was a connection between the way police treat black & minority ethnic members of the public - and the way forces deal with BME police officers. Have a listen:

Encrochat has 60,000 subscribers, inc 10,000 in UK. But after a four-year investigation, the NCA says a team of experts in France and Netherlands infiltrated the platform enabling messages to be analysed by police. The Encrochat servers - based in France - have now been shut down

I’m confused by new Govt coronavirus laws. Gatherings of over 30 people are banned. So does that mean outdoor sports such as football & cricket can be played? If not, where’s the rule or guidance saying they can’t.

Update on @NCA_UK  Op Venetic - which came about after penetration of encrypted messaging system Encrochat used by organised crime gangs. @metpoliceuk  has released details of 113 suspects charged. They include four men accused of conspiracy to murder.

A complex but important appeal has begun about the legal test when police use force in “self-defence”. It revolves around the fatal police shooting of Jermaine Baker in 2015. The IOPC wants the firearms officer involved to face misconduct proceedings:

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A series of letters published by @CommonsHomeAffs  reveals that Home Secretary Priti Patel has repeatedly refused requests to give evidence about the Coronavirus and other issues to MPs. She’s appeared just once in almost six months.

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan confirms he's selling the 3 water cannon bought by Boris Johnson. Proceeds will go to youth services, he says.

BREAKING New police guidance for officers in England says police have “no powers to enforce social distancing”

BREAKING A Border Force officer, working at Heathrow Airport, has died after contracting coronavirus. The officer, who isn’t being named, is believed to have died last week after feeling unwell at work, sparking concerns about the safety of immigration and customs staff..

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