Arson

The Only Business Stopping Spurs' New Stadium Being Built Has Burnt Down...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Sport

The last-remaining business which had refused to sell up to make way for Tottenham Hotspur football club’s new stadium went up in a blaze early Tued...

Family Blaze Killer Back In Prison

Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

A man who killed eight members of the same family in an arson attack is back behind bars after going on the run from prison. Shakiel Shazad, 33, wa...

Five Children Arrested Over School Arson

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Five children were arrested after a fire destroyed a school which was due to reopen after the summer holidays. Leyland St Mary's Catholic Technolog...

Islamic Centre Arson Attackers Caught On CCTV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Police hunting three men suspected of attempting to set fire to an Islamic centre have released shocking CCTV pictures of chilling preparations made b...

It Makes More Sense to Just Burn Down the Banks

Adam Jung | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Politics
Adam Jung

I'm not advocating taking a torch to your local bank branch in California, but if you're going to face thirteen years for drawing with chalk, objectively, it makes more since to make sure the building is empty of people and just burn the bank down. That, more than anything, should show the absurdity of the charges these activists are facing and the creeping authoritarianism of the state.

Mosque Set On Fire In Gloucester

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested after a mosque was set on fire in Gloucester. The fire service was called to the scene in Ryecroft Street at around 12.50am...

Four Arrests After 'Arson Attack' On Islamic Boarding School

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school in Chislehurst, south east London, Sco...

Woman Who Murdered Family In Pushchair Fire Sentenced To 30 Years

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

A woman who murdered five members of a family, including three young children, when she set fire to her neighbour's pushchair, has been jailed for at ...

Arson Investigation After Man Dies In House Fire

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A man has been killed in a "suspicious" house fire. Detectives have launched an investigation after the blaze caught hold of the house in Hemel Hem...

Mrs Philpott Had Abortion After Mick 'Watched Her Have Sex With Another Man'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children was overheard on the phone saying someone being interviewed by police was going to "drop us in it", a cou...

Mick Philpott Slept With Wife Then Mistress On Alternate Nights, Court Hears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The former mistress of a man accused of killing his children in a house fire has told a court how she and his wife used to alternate the nights they w...

'A Plan That Went Horribly Wrong'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire started the blaze as part of a "plan that went horribly wrong", a court has heard. M...

Man Faces Court Over House Fire That Killed Three

PA | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Saturday morning charged with three counts of murder following a fire that killed a grandmother, teenage mother and baby...

Baby Killed In Suspected Arson Attack Had 'Just Returned From Hospital'

Huffington Post UK/PA/Wales News Service | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

A six-month old baby has been killed along with her mother and grandmother in a suspected arson attack in Cwmbran, South Wales. Kimberley Buckley h...

Man Arrested After Two Adults And Infant Killed In House Fire

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Two adults and an infant were killed in a house fire in Cwmbran, Gwent Police said. A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson. Emer...

Spanish Wildfires Force Expats From Homes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

A wildfire in southern Spain has forced hundreds of British expats to leave their homes and find shelter in evacuation centres. Strong winds have f...

Do We Face the Apocalypse: Or are We in It?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Nearly a million British soldiers were killed in the First World War. Is this what they died for?

Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Wife, Son And Father-In-Law In Arson Attack

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

Danai Muhammadi has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife, their young son and his father-in-law in an arson attack. The 24-year-old wa...

Police Arrest Parents Of Six Children Killed In Derby House Fire

Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

The parents of six children killed in an arson attack on their home were arrested today on suspicion of murder. Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mai...

Inquest Opens Into Deaths Of Six Children In Derby House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

An inquest has been opened into the deaths of six children killed in an arson attack. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jess...

Father Of Six Children Who Died In House Fire To Speak Publicly

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The father of six siblings who lost their lives in a suspected arson attack on their home is expected to speak about the tragedy on Wednesday. Mic...

Teenager Dies In Hospital After House Fire Which Killed His Five Siblings

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A teenage boy has died in hospital after a house fire which killed five of his siblings, police said. Derbyshire Police Assistant Chief Constable S...

Teenager 'Unlikely To Survive' After House Fire Which Killed His Five Siblings

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

A teenage boy critically ill in hospital after a house fire which killed five of his siblings is "unlikely to survive", police said. Duwayne Philpo...

Mother Tells Court Of Escape From Arson Attack That Killed Three

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

A bereaved woman told how she escaped her burning home as flames engulfed it following an arson attack which killed her daughter, grandson and husband...

Disgruntled Sex Shop Customer Set Fire To Store 'In Frustration'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

A disgruntled customer set fire to a sex shop "in frustration", a court has heard. Neil Andersen, 42, walked into the store with a fuel containe...