UK Assault

As Adults We Have The Right Not To Be Hit - It's Time Children Did Too

Natasha Phillips | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK
Natasha Phillips

Hitting children is often seen as an inalienable parental 'right', and an effective parenting technique, but research now debunks these ideas and tell...

'How Many More of My Friends Need To Be Beaten for You to Realise We're Just Like You?'

Alexander Morgan | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK
Alexander Morgan

I'm sure I can say for Calum and I that it should be everyone's goal to make sure what has happened to us never happens to someone else. And we'll be proud to have you by our side.

Brutal Attack On Police Officer Caught On Bodycam

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK

A "disgusting and vicious" attack on a female police officer has been caught on a bodycam. The shocking footage shows Sergeant Kerry Lawrence's hea...

Weirdo, Mosher, Freak: The Legacy of Sophie Lancaster

Emma Watts | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Watts

Sobriety happened immediately. As a couple of friends took him to the hospital, I remember sitting on the stairs trying to process what had just happened and being completely unable to comprehend how anyone could do something like that.

'I Fought For My Life' Says Lecturer Beaten By Robbers At London Home

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

The victim of a violent burglary has told how he "fought for his life" in the brutal attack by a gang of armed men. University law lecturer Paul Ko...

Rapes And Assaults Going Unrecorded After Being Written Off By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Tens of thousands of offences - equivalent to a fifth of all crimes - could be going unrecorded after being written off by police, a damning report ha...

Ted Terry Victim Thought About Selling Story To Papers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former England captain John Terry's father was overheard saying "when the police call, tell them I never said those things" days after allegedly headb...

Ex-England Captain's Father On Trial Over Racist Assault

PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former England captain John Terry's father drunkenly head-butted a man outside a pub and called him a "f****** Paki" in a dispute over a cigarette, a ...

Let Them Not Fall Through Life's Sieve, Those Who Cannot Bob Or Weave

James Christie | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK
James Christie

I survived my assault, and even managed to send my attacker home with bells ringing in his head. Andrew Young, who had a mental age of fourteen, no ground-in defensive skills, and probably lacked street smarts, was not so fortunate.

Photographer 'Assaulted' Outside Mike Hancock MP's Home

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man, believed to be the adult son of MP Mike Hancock, has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a photographer outside the politician's home. ...

Husband Stabbed In Front Of Wife And Daughter After Disturbing Burglars

The Huffington Post | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A man was repeatedly stabbed by burglars in front of his family after being awoken by the intruders, reports The Telegraph. The victim, 47, confron...

"Kill the Rapist?" Why a Film Inciting Mob Justice Won't Solve India's Sex Crimes

Priya Shetty | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK
Priya Shetty

While the filmmakers say they are on a mission to "empower" women, such an all-guns blazing approach threatens to incite a dangerous streak of mob justice. India already has a long and gruesome history of people taking the law into their own hands - with violent and bloody consequences.

Eddie Kidd's Estranged Wife Jailed For Attack

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months after she admitted assaulting him. Samantha...

Nigella Lawson And Charles Saatchi 'Assault' Pictures Should Be Printed, Says Women's Charity

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

A women's charity has called for the media not to shy away from printing pictures of Charles Saatchi with his hand around the neck of wife Nigella La...

'Incredible Hulk' Wanted by Police

PA | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a woman who was dressed as the Incredible Hulk when she allegedly attacked another woman outside a restaurant. The suspect, who ...

12 Men Attack 15-Year-Old In 'Shameless' Assault

PA | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK

Police have released an image of a teenage boy's badly injured face after he was targeted by a gang of 12 men in a "shameless and shocking" assault. ...

Man Cleared Of Assault After 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Sex Session

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

A man has been cleared of assault after a a "master-slave" sex session inspired by erotic novel Fifty Shades Of Grey. Steven Lock, 43, and a woman ...

Blackberry Bath Attack Women 'Already Prosecuted'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

Two women responsible for a violent assault on a young girl in a bath, recorded and broadcast on BlackBerry Messenger, have already been prosecuted, p...

Police Appeal Over Young Woman Filmed While Being Assaulted In Bath

PA | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

Police are concerned for the welfare of a woman filmed being assaulted in a bath in footage later circulated on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). The ide...

Wife Of Paralysed Stuntman Eddie Kidd In Court On Domestic Assault Charge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of former motorcycle stuntman Eddie Kidd is to appear in court on Wednesday charged with assaulting him. Samantha Kidd, 44, is a...

Man Critical After M&S Trolley 'Incident'

PA | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

A 60-year-old man is critically ill after being struck by a trolley during an alleged altercation at a Marks and Spencer store. The man suffered a ...

Police Hunt 'Oompa-Loompas' Over City Centre Assault

PA | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

Detectives are hunting two men dressed as Oompa-Loompas who were responsible for a city centre assault. Norfolk Police said a 28-year-old man was l...

Man Admits Assaulting Girl In Random Attack

PA | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A man who punched a 16-year-old girl to the ground in an apparently random attack has admitted an assault charge, Scotland Yard said. Michael Ayoad...

Four Britons Left Ex-Footballer Brain Damaged In Crete Assault

PA | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

Four Britons have been found guilty of an attack on a former footballer who was stabbed with a broken bottle and had his head stamped on while on holi...

Man Charged After Alleged 'Random Attack' On Teen Girl

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A man has been charged with assault in connection with an unprovoked attack on a teenage girl near her home, police said tonight. Michael Ayoade, 3...