UK Murder

Man Who Murdered Family Loses Latest Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Jeremy Bamber has lost the first stage of his latest legal move over his convictions for murdering five relatives more than 25 years ago, the Judicial...

Crime In England And Wales Down A Third Over A Decade

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Crime has dropped by a third over the last decade, according to numbers recorded by police. In England and Wales, 3.9 million offence were recorded...

Five Royal Marines Charged With Murder

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder in relation to an incident in Afghanistan in 2011, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said today. Seven...

Who Murders Children? The Latest Research Profiles Child Killers, but Can it Help Detection?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

In contrast to this picture for 'extra-familial' killers, previous research confirms the majority of assailants in child murder, particularly those below 5, are in fact the victim's parents. Most are mothers, often suffering mental illnesses such as forms of post-natal psychosis, whilst all the natural fathers who killed their children, then committed suicide.

How Could They Kill Their Children?

Mandy Saligari | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mandy Saligari

Thus here is some advice: if you have seen your husband or wife regularly behave in an emotionally volatile way that is loaded with depression or self pity maybe a bitter desire to punish, perhaps drug or alcohol fuelled, beware.

'You Deserve To Know The Truth About Contraception' Catholic Nuns Warn

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

You deserve to know the truth about contraception! The truth being that it makes women unattractive! That it turns men gay! That it makes men have sex...

Brady 'Died And Brought Back To Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK

The Moors Murderer, Ian Brady, died after suffering a seizure and was brought back to life by doctors despite expressing his wish not to be resuscitat...

Two Bodies Discovered In Walsall Flat

PA | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two bodies were found at a block of flats early on Saturday in Walsall, in the West Midlands. ...

Notorious Gang Leader Campaigns About 'Incorrect Cost Of Stamps'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

An underworld gang leader who built up a multi-million pound drug empire has been reduced to moaning about the cost of a stamp. Colin Gunn jailed f...

"I F***ing Hate God"

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

A man accused of murdering of a vicar and a retired teacher carried out a burglary in which a note threatening to "kill Christian scum" was pinned to ...

Whodunnit? Convicted Murderer Accused Of Retired Colonel's 'Execution'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

An already-convicted murderer carried out the cold-blooded killing of a retired Army officer on his doorstep in a "whodunnit" case that has remained u...

Businessman Met Aamir Siddiqi Killer In Park with Children

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

A businessman who ordered a hit on a man who owed him money took his children to a park as cover to meet one of the killers, a court was told. Scho...

!4-Year-Old Girl To Appear In Court Charged With Brixton Murder

PA | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK

A 14-year-old girl will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder of a promising teenage footballer described as a "role model" for his communi...

Egyptian Teenager Spat In Attacker's Face, And Was Gunned Down'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Egyptian female activists have warned of a disturbing trend in violence against women after a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gunned down for spitting ...

Girl, 14, Arrested Over Murder Of Teenage Boy

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 15-year-old boy. Officers were called to reports of a disturbance on the Loughboro...

'Reclaim The Night'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

The apparent murder of a young Irish woman walking home alone at night in a Melbourne suburb has sparked furious debate in the Australian media and pr...

Family 'Devastated' After Body Of Jill Meagher Found

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Jill Meagher, a young Irish radio manager working for one of Australia's major broadcasters, has been found dead in a field off a dirt track on the ou...

Funeral Dates Set For Murdered Police Officers

PA | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

The funeral arrangements of two murdered policewomen have been released as their relatives joined hundreds of their colleagues and the public for a vi...

Jailed For Life: Family Who Killed Pregnant Woman 'Possessed By Evil Spirit'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

A husband and three members of his family have been jailed for life for murdering his pregnant wife in an apparent attempt to rid her of an evil spiri...

Schoolgirl Who Died In Playground Was Killed In 'Act Of Significant Violence'

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

A three-year-old girl did not die in a playground accident but from an "act of significant violence", police said. Lia Green was feeling unwell on ...

Could Manchester Police Still Be At Risk?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Officers remain under threat after the deaths of two policewomen in a grenade and gun attack, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police warned ...

Shrien Dewani 'To Apply For Mental Health Treatment On NHS Ward'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Shrien Dewani, the businessman accused of murdering his wife on their South African honeymoon, is to apply to be treated on an open NHS ward after an ...

Baby Killed In Suspected Arson Attack Had 'Just Returned From Hospital'

Huffington Post UK/PA/Wales News Service | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

A six-month old baby has been killed along with her mother and grandmother in a suspected arson attack in Cwmbran, South Wales. Kimberley Buckley h...

Woman Arrested Over Graduate's Body Found In Burning Car

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

A 32-year-old woman has been arrested over the murder of university graduate Catherine Wells-Burrwhose body was found in a burning car near Ilminster ...

Teenager Stabbed to Death By Attackers At 'Wrong Address'

Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

Two bungling hitmen went to the wrong address in a fatal mix-up and stabbed a teenage schoolboy to death, a court has heard. Aamir Siddiqi, 17, was...