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Nearly 200 crimes went undetected because the Home Office failed to update the DNA database, an annual review has revealed. Over an 11-year period, 183 crimes went undetected after forensic experts failed to upload 26,000 profiles to the database between 1995 and 2004. The figures were revealed by the annual report into the National DNA… Read more »

'Demob happy' Reid calls for human rights re-write
Reid calls for human rights re-write

The home secretary John Reid has been accused of presenting a false choice between security and liberty, as he urged his international counterparts to rewrite human rights law to take the threat of terrorism into account. Speaking at a conference in Vienna, Mr Reid complained old assumptions about wartime needs and peacetime civil liberties no… Read more »