UK Murder

Becky Watts' Grandfather Sings Emotional Tribute As Hundreds March In Bristol

PA | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK

The father of Becky Watts has said every day has been "absolute hell" since she was killed last month. Becky, 16, vanished from her family home in ...

Policeman Accused Of Murdering His Wife Yards From Force HQ

PA/SBNA | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK

A police constable appeared in court today accused of the murder of his wife at his home - yards from police headquarters. Pc Otis Goldsmith, 49, i...

Knox And Sollecito Acquitted of Kercher Murder, Ending '8 Years Of Nightmare'

AP/PA | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, who maintained that they were innocent of Knox's British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four...

Suspect In Chef Murder Released On Bail

PA | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering missing chef Claudia Lawrence has been released on bail. North Yorkshire Police arrested the suspect yesterda...

Letters From Notorious Killer To Go Under The Hammer

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Letters penned by Dr Harvey Hawley Crippen, one of Britain’s most notorious killers, are to be sold at auction in Wiltshire this weekend. The infamo...

Son Who Killed, Dismembered And Cooked Elderly Parents Is Jailed For Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

A man who killed, dismembered and cooked his parents has been jailed for life. Henry Chau Hoi-leung was found guilty of two counts of murder over ...

This Could Be The Biggest Scandal In Cruft's 124-Year History...

PA | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

One of the owners of a prize-winning dog allegedly poisoned while at the world-famous Crufts show said they have lost "our love, family member and bes...

Teenage Virgin Aimed Knife At Women's Hearts In Portsmouth Stabbing Spree

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

A teenager who attempted to kill three women because he could not lose his virginity has been jailed for 21 years. Ben Moynihan, 17 at the time of...

Becky Watts' Stepbrother Arrested For Murder In Latest Shocking Twist

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK

The stepbrother of murdered 16-year-old Becky Watts has been arrested on suspicion of her murder, along with his girlfriend, according to reports. ...

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 09.03.2015 | 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 09.03.2015 | 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...