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- n. the investigation of criminal activities
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Passers-by on their way to work, children playing on the pavement opposite did not suspect that a police investigation was under way.
David Cameron and the attorney general, Dominic Grieve, will come under sustained pressure to hold a public inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World and the conduct of the police investigation into the practice over the past five years.
I could, of course, have asked Mycroft to retrieve a more complete account of the police investigation into Iris Fitzwarren’s murder, and in fact I did think about it, for perhaps five seconds.
Pressed in the Commons by Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, to accede to a public inquiry, Clegg said: "If there are wider issues that need to be looked at once the police investigation is complete, of course we can return to them."
I remember the police investigation and the arrest of the boys and Claire De Haven becoming outraged and holding fund-raisers.