UK police warning to media over diplomat’s leaked memos stirs anger

Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Neil Basu speaks to the media after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Britain, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Files

LONDON (Reuters) – Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticising police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a “dangerous road to tread”. Last week, a Sunday newspaper published leaked memos from Britain’s Washington ambassador that provoked a serious […]

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