Police corruption

The grimy golden age of crime reporting

18 June 2016 9:00 am

Readers of advanced years like me will almost certainly remember the bow-tied figure of Edgar Lustgarten, star of any number…

Victims of ‘decontamination’: three of the eight homeless children executed by Rio’s police outside the Candelaria church in 1993

The two faces of Brazil

11 June 2016 9:00 am

In October 1964, Charles de Gaulle visited Brazil. The country was six months into its military dictatorship. In April of…

A Tokyo police procedural with a brilliant twist

23 April 2016 9:00 am

The plot of Hideo Yokoyama’s Six Four begins in 1989, with the murder of Shoko, a seven-year-old girl. Fourteen years…

The shocking truth about police corruption in Britain

7 March 2015 9:00 am

We like to think we have the cleanest police in the world. We may no longer be right