Prime Minister praises police at bravery awards

Prime Minister David Cameron has lauded the "extraordinary bravery" of the police at an award ceremony held to mark their acts of courage.

Speaking at the Police Bravery Awards in London tonight, he said: "From the bottom of my heart and from the Home Secretary, and everyone in the government, thank you for what you do."

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Bravery award for killed Pc

A police officer who was shot dead as he tackled a gunman who had opened fire on a couple in the street has been posthumously given a national bravery award.