Merseyside Police

Police Officer Mown Down By Stolen Vehicle 'Didn't Stand A Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

A police officer mown down as he tried to stop a speeding stolen pick-up truck died from internal injuries, a post-mortem examination has found. Pc...

Murder Investigation Launched After Policeman Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

The first pictures have emerged of a police officer who was run over and killed during a car chase. Police have launched a murder investigation aft...

How the Murder of a Dedicated, Compassionate Police Constable Inches British Policing Toward the Abyss

Chris Hobbs | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

At this moment in time UK officers have to contend with the fact that the edifice of British policing is rapidly crumbling, eroded by both cutbacks and politically expedient bile... The death of Neil Doyle will place a further dent in police morale yet of course it is still 'business as usual' as far as devastated but committed Merseyside police officers are concerned.

Man Arrested For Police Officer 'Murder'

PA | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the death of off-duty police constable Neil Doyle have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, Merseyside Police said. The ...

Nazi Who Plotted Mosque Bombings Jailed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

A Nazi supporter who expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler and planned to blow up mosques with homemade explosives has been jailed for 10 years. Ia...

Tasered Woman Wearing 'Nothing But Her Shoes'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Merseyside Police officers tasered a naked woman armed with a knife in Liverpool city centre after a disturbance in which she damaged cars early this ...

The Next Nancy Drew?

Ken Scott | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ken Scott

It's every writer's dream to find the inspiration to discover a fictional character that the book reading public adore, every authors dream to create the next Miss Marple, Dr Kay Scarpetta, or Nancy Drew. It's difficult to say what will make a character stand the test of time but some undoubtedly do and the book buying public clamour for more tales and more information and a greater analysis of their favourite characters.

Police Drop Lord Sugar Tweet Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK

Sugar tweet reported for 'racism' Police say they are taking no further action in relation to a tweet by Lord Sugar that led to a formal racism com...

Stephen Lawrence and the Shame of the Police

Tony Schumacher | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK
Tony Schumacher

What has happened over Hillsborough has depressed me, what has happened recently regarding the Stephen Lawrence family has depressed me, what has happened over undercover officers in various organisations has depressed me. But what has depressed me the most is that none of it has surprised me.

Wife Of Leading Businessman Found Frozen To Death In Car

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman was found frozen to death in the back of a car, post mortem examination results have revealed. The body of Nico...

Wife Of Urban Splash Property Developer Found Dead In Car

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman has been found dead in a car. Nicole Falkingham, whose husband Jonathan Falkingham is the chief executive of pr...

I Pay Your Wages!

Tony Schumacher | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Tony Schumacher

Many years ago, in a past life, long before I was a stand up comedian and a writer, I was a Policeman. Don't ask me how it happened (the police thing, not the stand up and writing thing (although come to think of it, I don't know how that happened either)), it just did.

'Gang Warfare' Behind Merseyside Shooting That Put Four Teenagers In Hospital

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers injured in a shooting may be the victims of gang warfare, police said tonight. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old were injured in ...

Police Probe As Four Teenagers Hospitalised After Merseyside Shooting

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers are recovering in hospital after being shot in the same incident in Merseyside late last night. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old...

Boy Arrested Over 15-Year-Old's Drug Death After Birthday Party

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Police investigating the suspected drug death of a 15-year-old girl in Liverpool have made an arrest. Rose Farley fell ill at a birthday party on F...

Police Launch Inquiry After Bones Found On Embankment

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

Police investigating the discovery of a woman's remains found near to a railway line have launched a murder inquiry. A dog walker found human bones...

Hillsborough Disaster Blamed On 'Drunk Fans' Leaked Files Reveal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher was told that a Merseyside Police officer blamed "drunken Liverpool fans" for the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, according to leaked fi...

Merseyside Man In Court Over Fatal Stabbing Of Motorist

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Monday charged over the fatal stabbing of a motorist in broad daylight. Steven Branscombe, 42, of Boswell Street, Bir...

Scoundrel Police Officer Sacked For Trawling Computer System For Women

PA | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

A "disgraceful" police officer has been sacked for trawling the police computer system to gather information about women he wanted to have a relations...

Lodger Appears In Court Over Southport Double Murder

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

A lodger has appeared in court charged with the murders of his landlady and her mother. The strangled bodies of Angela Holgate, 54, and 75-year-old...

Police Confirm Southport Landlady And Mother Died Of Asphyxiation

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

A landlady and her mother both died from asphyxiation, police have confirmed. Avon lady Angela Holgate, 54, and her 75-year-old mother Alice Huyto...

Mother Of Murdered Girl's Anguish As IPCC Rules Killer 'Slipped Away'

PA | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The mother of a 17-year-old who was murdered by a convicted rapist after he befriended her on Facebook said it was "heartbreaking...

Man Has Nose, Ears, Lips Bitten Off In Nightclub Attack

Press Association | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man had his nose, ears and lip bitten off during a "sickening" attack outside a nightclub, police have said. The 31-year ...

Elite Police Officers Suspended For 'Inappropriate Behaviour'

Sky News | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

Eight members of a police force's elite gun crime unit have been suspended for "inappropriate behaviour". The officers, part of Merseyside Police...