Crime reports up after Woolwich

The number of reported hate crimes against Muslims in the capital rose from one to eight per day in the wake of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner said today.

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Police Commissioner to host web-chat

Commissioner Bernard Hogan Howe will host a live webchat this morning at 0930. The webchats are an initiative designed for the Commissioner to speak directly with the public to find out their views on how to improve the Metropolitan Police Service.

Members of the public are invited to joint the webchat here - - between 09:30am and 10:30am today. You can also join the discussion and pre-submit a question on Twitter by tagging your tweet with #AskMetBoss.

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