UK Murder

Claudia Lawrence Detective Warns 'Lying Lovers' Face Arrest

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

The chief investigator in the Claudia Lawrence case has warned people who have lied to officers probing her disappearance will be arrested. Detect...

Who Killed Lucy Beale? Would We Have Cared if It Was Masood?

Dr Elizabeth Yardley | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dr Elizabeth Yardley

Researchers have been telling us for years that homicide is very much a male phenomenon - these crimes are largely male-perpetrated and men are over-represented as victims. Official data bears this out - the most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics inform us that 90% of suspects and around 2/3 of victims are male.

Does Anyone Care That Shia Are Being Relentlessly Murdered in Pakistan?

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK
Fiyaz Mughal

The global silence on the targeting of the Shia in Pakistan is sickening... Next time you hear a political leader speak about human rights, why don't you ask him where his voice was when Shia were being murdered in Pakistan? The Shia of Pakistan are an asset to Pakistan which should be protected at all costs. As politicians have rightly mentioned, if Jews left Europe, Europe would not be Europe any more. Well, if the Shia of Pakistan left Pakistan, Pakistan would not be Pakistan any more.

Police Probe Two More Deaths After Body Found On Roof

PA | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after three people were found dead. Police were called to a property in west London on Friday after...

Victim's Family Furious As Road Rage Murderer Set For Release

PA | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Double killer Kenneth Noye could be freed after getting a parole hearing, sparking anger from the parents of one of his young victims. Noye, 67, wa...

Why We Protested Against G4S

Zarah Sultana | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Zarah Sultana

Evidently, G4S has an extensive history of scandals and its disregard for human rights is becoming increasingly transparent. To bring that reality a little closer into the public's view, we decided to briefly "shut s**t down" a busy central London road on Tuesday morning.

Charlie Hebdo, Murderous Bullies, Dank Mistrust and a Lesson in Solidarity and History

Karl Davis | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK
Karl Davis

We need to get angry. We need to get involved. More than anything, we need to get angry at the right people. We need to stand together, and not allow ourselves to be hoodwinked into being angry at Mosques, when we should be angry at the fat cats of Threadneedle Street, and at Parliament

Murderers Don't Execute People, Murderers Murder People.

Rob Atkinson | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK
Rob Atkinson

Let their cowardly attacks be described with scorn, derision and condemnation. Let's not succour the thugs by appearing to admit some moral compass in their grisly world of terror and intimidation.

Rapist & Murderer Granted Right To Die In Prison

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK

A convicted rapist and murderer serving a life sentence has been granted the right to die by medically assisted suicide in prison this week. Frank...

London Woman Stabbed To Death In Rush-Hour Parking Space Row

PA | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

A woman stabbed to death in the rush hour yesterday morning has been named by police as 45-year-old Alison Morrison. Mrs Morrison is understood to ...

Boy, 13, Charged With Murder

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

A 13-year-old boy appeared in Highbury Corner Youth Court on Wednesday charged with murder after a verbal altercation escalated into a "shocking act o...

Fifth Teen Boy Held After Youths 'Stab Man To Death' Trying To Get Into Party

Press Association | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

Police have arrested a fifth teenage boy on suspicion of murder after a 52-year-old man was stabbed to death following a row. Four boys were arrest...

Pistorius Prosecutors Can Appeal Murder Acquittal

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges, after he was convicted of culpable homicide ...

Shrien Dewani - Why There Was No Case to Answer

Felicity Gerry | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK
Felicity Gerry

It seems there was a prima facie case on paper to enable his extradition but, at trial, the case collapsed on the basis that the alleged co-conspirators were dishonest witnesses who had negotiated plea bargains by implicating Dewani.

Churchgoers Pray For Vicar After Baby 'Murder' Arrest

PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Churchgoers have said prayers for their vicar after he, his wife and his daughter are being questioned over the alleged murder of a baby boy. The R...

Man Charged With Murder After Village Couple Killed In 'Sustained Attack'

PA | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

A man has been charged with murder after a married couple were subjected to a "violent and sustained" attack in their home. Viktoras Bruzas, 38, fr...

Village Couple Murdered In 'Sustained' And 'Violent' Attack

PA | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

A middle-aged couple died in a "sustained" and "violent" attack in their home in the middle of the night in a leafy rural village. The husband and ...

Murder Is Easy

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

How can I teach my children that respect for life, all life is important? Whilst we put women to death for being raped? Whilst we wage war on out-groups? Whilst we kill animals for our own pleasure? Some beings are worthy of life...

Murder Probe After Man Caught Trying To Dump Body In River Thames

Press Association | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was seen trying to dump a body in the River Thames. Officers responded to a call just befor...

Historic Sex Abuse Probe May Have Uncovered A Murder

PA | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK

Detectives examining allegations of historic sex abuse have launched a new investigation into "possible homicide". Scotland Yard said officers work...

Man Charged With Murder Of Student Stabbed To Death In Own Home

Huffington Post UK | Keumars Afifi-Sabet | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police have charged a man with the murder of a 20-year-old student who was stabbed in her own home and staggered to a nearby shop in a bid for help. ...

An Allegation of Blasphemy Spells Death in Pakistan

Kiri Kankhwende | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK
Kiri Kankhwende

Last week, Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi, a Christian couple who had spent years in modern-day slavery in Punjab province in Pakistan, were brutally beaten and burned to death at the brick kiln where they work after they were accused of blasphemy for desecrating the Holy Qur'an.

'Insane Psycho Murderer' Smiles In Prison Van

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

British banker Rurik Jutting has been pictured in the back of a prison van appearing to smile after attending a short court hearing on Monday morning....

Killer Posted 'Horrific' Photos On 4Chan Before Turning Himself In

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

A murder suspect reportedly posted images of his brutal murder of his girlfriend on Imgur and 4chan before attempting to evade police. An anonymous...

A Question of Justice Well Served?

Sean Howlett | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK
Sean Howlett

This boy should spend the rest of his life in prison. Psychopaths like him cannot be rehabilitated into society and to suggest that they can puts more innocent people at risk. They need to be removed from everyday life. It is irresponsible for anybody to suggest leniency because of his age.