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A no-deal Brexit could increase the risk of attacks on police officers in Northern Ireland, the head of the country's police force has said.
Police on both sides of the open border fear if checkpoints return after Brexit they could become a target for militant groups opposed to peace in the region.
The figure has been released in a Brexit contingency planning report due to be discussed by the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) this week.
Government figures seek to play down predictions of food, medicine and fuel shortages in leaked document.
Chancellor sceptical about request as Tories discuss leaving EU without deal. / The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has demanded more than £1bn extra funds for police and border force officials to cope with a no-deal Brexit in a request met with scepticism by the chancellor, Philip Hammond.
Chiefs warn that inflammatory rhetoric from politicians could worsen Brexit tensions.
Police chief appeals to politicians and activists to ‘think about the consequences’ of their rhetoric in ‘febrile’ atmosphere. / More than 10,000 riot police officers are being readied to tackle disorder on the streets of Britain sparked by Brexit.
Police are investigating two pro-Brexit "sabotage" attempts to disrupt Britain's rail network. Home-made short-circuit devices were found clipped to railway tracks in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire last week.
Police are investigating attempts to sabotage rail lines after two devices bearing pro-Brexit slogans were planted on train tracks.
Note found after attempted sabotage read: 'We will bring this country to its knees if we don't leave'.
Britain's highest-ranking civil servant has issued a doomsday analysis of how the country would be affected by a No Deal Brexit, as MPs yet again failed to break the deadlock last night.
Three alleged assaults on day UK was meant to leave EU. / Five people have been arrested during the pro-Brexit demonstrations in central London on Friday, police said.
Gerard Batten had suggested Metropolitan Police may use banned devices, despite force not owning any.
Ukip, Tommy Robinson, the UK “yellow vests”, Democratic Football Lads Alliance and Leave Means Leave campaign are holding rallies in the capital, on the day Britain was due to leave the EU.
Police stop leaders of dawdling convoys that were intended to cause ‘gridlock’ in pursuit of 29 March Brexit date.
Cabinet said to be unhappy at plans to divert officers to Kent while knife crime soars
Police chiefs say the measure will mean "sufficient officers and staff available" to deal with any issues arising from Brexit.
Other UK forces also increase spending on ammunition amid fears of no-deal Brexit disorder.
Lord Brian Paddick (former DAC, London Metropolitan Police) speaks to the crowd gathered in Newcastle on 25/03/2018. He speaks on issues of security and policing surrounding Brexit.
Losing access to European security arrangements post-Brexit "will only benefit criminals", Scotland's justice secretary has said.
Officer leading national preparations decries potential loss of EU crime-fighting tools.
Emergency services to work with government agencies and councils to test readiness.
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