Gang Culture

'EastEnders' To Take On Gangs

PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'EastEnders' writers have teamed up with Comic Relief for a series of episodes tackling issues around teenagers and gangs. In a storyline to transm...

Teenage Girl Denies Kicking Dying Schoolboy In The Head

PA | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK

A teenage girl has denied that she kicked a dying schoolboy in the head after he was stabbed at an Underground station. Sofyen Belamouadden, 15, di...

Suspected Gang Members Arrested To Prevent Revenge On Teenager's Death

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

Police have arrested 17 suspected gang members in a bid to dampen "rising tensions" and prevent reprisal attacks following the murder of a teenager on...

Cousin Of Damilola Taylor's Killers Awarded OBE

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

A former drug-dealing gang member and cousin of schoolboy Damilola Taylor's killers is being honoured with an OBE after turning his life around. Ch...

Gang Targets University Students, Police Hunting Masked Muggers

Leeds Student | Rory Anderson | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Police are hunting a gang of masked muggers that they believe are responsible for a spate of brutal attacks on students, reports Rory Anderson of the ...

Five Teenagers Found Guilty Of Killing Schoolboy Zac Olumegbon

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Four teenagers have been found guilty of murdering pupil Zac Olumegbon outside the gates of his school, and one offender has been convicted of manslau...

Girls Raped As 'Gang Weapons' To Get Back At Rival Gangs

PA | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Politics

Girls are being used as weapons in disputes between rival gangs, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. Mrs May said girls and young women were often...

Gangs Who Trade In Guns Face Life In Jail

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics

Girls are being used as weapons in disputes between rival gangs, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. Mrs May said girls and young women were often...

Children As Young As Seven 'Bringing Knives To School'

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Seven-year-olds are bringing knives and other weapons into school, research has revealed. The study conducted by the Centre for Social Justice (CS...

UK Riots: A Broken Generation

Salman Farsi | Posted 19.08.2011 | UK
Salman Farsi

It is time for religion to claim back the masses. People of faith, all faiths, are needed to help invigorate and instil a sense of honesty, justice, equality and conscience.

Institutions, Institutions, Institutions (Not Gangs)

Symeon Brown | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Politics
Symeon Brown

It has been 7 days since dissent and disorder burned through Britain and made many of our poor communities poorer yet despite the large amount of ink and sound dedicated to public discussion on the riots the discourse has become centered on one issue, gangs.