Scotland Yard is essentially the detective branch of the Metropolitan Police of greater London which now appears to have been comatose about investigating early claims of News of the World phone hacking.
NY Times: Stain from tabloids rubs off on a cozy Scotland Yard
Washington Post: In Britain, phone hacking sullies famed Scotland Yard
Guardian: Met chiefs on drinking terms with former NoW deputy editor
Telegraph: Phone hacking: Sir Paul Stephenson faces questions of health spa stay.
The career of Sir Paul Stephenson is hanging in the balance after it emerged he enjoyed a five-week stay for free at a luxurious health farm promoted by the former deputy editor of the News of the World
Guardian: Arrested ex-News of the World executive Neil Wallis worked for Met.
AmericaBlog: London police pressured The Guardian about hacking stories.