Apology and damages for Tomlinson family

The family of Ian Tomlinson - who died after being pushed to the ground by a police officer during a protest in 2009 - have accepted an apology and undisclosed damages from the Metropolitan Police.

Ian's widow Julia described the out-of-court settlement as "as close as we are going to get to justice".

Ronke Phillips has more.

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Police payout for Tomlinsons

Scotland Yard apologised today to the family of Ian Tomlinson, who died after being pushed to the ground by PC Simon Harwood during protests in 2009, as the force confirmed it has reached an out-of-court settlement with his family.