UK Murder

First Picture Of Boy Found Stabbed To Death In Cemetery Revealed, As Teen Held Over Murder

The Huffington Post/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

The first picture of a boy found stabbed to death in a cemetery has emerged, as police reveal they are holding another teenager on suspicion of murder...

Case Dropped Against Woman Charged With Murder After Taking 'Abortion Pills'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK

A murder charge against a 23-year-old woman in the US for taking 'abortion pills' she bought on the internet to terminate her pregnancy has now been d...

Jack The Ripper Case Notes, Death Masks And Hangman's Ropes: Mementoes From London's Grisly Criminal Past

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

Guns, gallstones, death masks and hangman's ropes are going on display in an exhibition drawn from one of Britain's most macabre, and least-seen, muse...

Another Senseless Murder With Impunity for 'Blasphemy'

Andrew Copson | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK
Andrew Copson

Early on Tuesday morning, Ananta Bijoy Das was hacked to death in a public street for the crime of not believing in God - and being willing to say so publicly. Ananta had been on a list of atheist bloggers produced by Islamist political parties in 2013...

13-Year-Old 'Kills Teacher With A Crossbow' At School

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK

A 13-year-old boy allegedly armed with a knife and a crossbow has killed a teacher and injured at least four pupils at a school in Barcelona, Spain. ...

Becky Watts' Cause Of Death Revealed On The Day Of Her Funeral

PA | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

The grief-stricken father of Becky Watts spoke of his love for his "shy girl" who "touched the hearts of the nation" as hundreds gathered to say a fin...

Man Arrested Over Karen Buckley Death As Remains Found

PA | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of student Karen Buckley, whose disappearance sparked a four-day search which ended t...

Walter Scott Policeman Fired After Fatal Shooting Video

AP | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK

A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed an unarmed black man in self-defence has been fired, the city's mayor announced Wednesday,...

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 21.04.2015 | 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 19.04.2015 | 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 10.04.2015 | 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.