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Why the cops are corrupt to the core

Why the cops are corrupt to the core The inquiry into the investigations into the murder of Daniel Morgan declared last week that the Metropolitan Police is ‘institutionally corrupt’. Simon Basketter explains why fraud is built into the police

Morgan verdict as damning ‘as the Macpherson report’

Morgan verdict as damning ‘as the Macpherson report’  The Metropolitan Police is “institutionally corrupt”. That is the condemning conclusion of an eight-year inquiry into a notorious murder case.

Cover-up! How the state helped hide the truth about the murder of Daniel Morgan

Cover-up! How the state helped hide the truth about the murder of Daniel Morgan Daniel Morgan was ­murdered beside his car at the back of the Golden Lion pub in Sydenham, south east London, in 1987. He had met his business partner Jonathan Rees for a drink.

Daniel Morgan murder report censored

Daniel Morgan murder report censored Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe in 1987. Socialist Worker has long argued that the murder and its cover-up lies at the heart of the phone hacking scandal and much more. The police admitted to corruption in the first of the investigations into the murder.

New documentary on the murder of Daniel Morgan

New documentary on the murder of Daniel Morgan Murder In The Carpark, a new three-part series from Channel 4, explores the most investigated unsolved murder in the history of the Metropolitan Police

Mazher Mahmood found guilty but tougher questions remain about the ‘Fake Sheikh’

Mazher Mahmood found guilty but tougher questions remain about the ‘Fake Sheikh’ Mazher Mahmood, known as the “Fake Sheikh”, has been found guilty of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

Crooked cops and the robbery that won’t die

07 July 2015
How long did it take cops to work out that John Palmer, who was shot in the chest, didn’t die from natural causes? Six days of investigation apparently.

From the archive: Fake Sheikh’s connections with crooked cops exposed

18 November 2014
With the 'Fake Sheikh' in the news, this article from our 2014 archive is well worth re-visiting

Rebekah Brooks ignored corruption fears over Daniel Morgan case

22 July 2014
Former Scotland Yard detective Dave Cook has spoken about a meeting with the former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks in 2002.

News in brief

08 July 2014
Daniel Morgan murder panel head appointed | Hillsborough inquests hear police tactics | Met told to co-operate over 'undercover' relationships | Andy Coulson jailed over hacking

Evidence pointing to police corruption 'disappeared' in Daniel Morgan case

08 April 2014
A leaked file reveals a shocking statement from the first inquiry into Daniel Morgan’s murder, reports Simon Basketter

List names elite clients of hackers and corrupt cops

30 July 2013
Private investigators were able to delete information from police databases, according to the uncensored version of a police report into illegal trade in personal information.

New inquiry into murder of Daniel Morgan

10 May 2013
The Tory Home Secretary Theresa May announced a new inquiry into the murder of Daniel Morgan today, Friday, writes Simon Basketter.

The Daniel Morgan case and Hackgate: anatomy of a scandal

06 March 2012
<a href="#fru">Force Research Unit</a> | <a href="#cam">David Cameron</a> | <a href="#mor">Daniel Morgan</a> | <a href="#met">Metropolitan Police</a> | <a href="#cook">David Cook</a> | <a href="#reb">Rebekah Brooks</a> | <a href="#rees">Jonathan Rees</a> | <a href="#sid">Sid Fillery</a> | <a href="#chip">Chipping Norton set</a> | <a href="#mar">Alex Marunchak</a> | <a href="#coul">Andy Coulson</a>

Daniel Morgan murder: Police corruption at heart of hacking scandal unravels

29 February 2012
James Murdoch resigned as the head of News International today, Wednesday. Police officers told the Leveson inquiry into press standards that they felt unable to continue a search at News International headquarters because they felt intimidated.

Hacking: Theresa May accused of ‘stonewalling’ over murder

13 December 2011
The brother of murdered private detective Daniel Morgan has accused home secretary Theresa May of stonewalling.

Daniel Morgan’s murder exposes a murky world of lies and deceit

06 December 2011
The unsolved killing of Daniel Morgan in 1987 is one of Britain’s most investigated murders.

Damning evidence from Daniel Morgan murder inquest

23 August 2011
The 1988 inquest into Daniel Morgan’s death contains damning revelations that resonate today.

Daniel Morgan: The stench of corruption underlies murder cover-up

23 August 2011
The hacking scandal continues to mire the Metropolitan Police, News International and prime minister David Cameron in filth.

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