- The police officer tried twice for racial abuse, Alex MacFarlane, has been sacked by the Met for gross misconduct.
- Prosecutors pondering first charges against one of the Met’s undercover ‘spies’.
- Inquiry finds police had no lawful justification for shooting dead Azelle Rodney in 2005.
- Camden, Barnet and Haringey haven’t spent a total of £900k from a fund to help people struggling with their rent.
- Bombardier and Hitachi favourites for Crossrail carriages contract after Siemens withdraws.
- Will Self goes to the Slug and Lettuce on Borough High Street. Disapproves. Wordily.
- Grace Dent, however, is more impressed by Hutong in the Shard.
- Enjoy the sunshine this weekend!
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