UK Murder

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...

Premier League Academy Player Sentenced For Murdering Girlfriend

PA | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK

A promising footballer has been given a life sentence today after pleading guilty to the murder of his 15-year-old girlfriend. Andrew Hall, 18, adm...

Three Charged With Liverpool City Centre Murder

PA | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

Three men appeared in court on Tuesday charged with the murder of a man during an alleged assault the street. Stuart Smith, 33, from London, died d...

Man And Woman Arrested In Connection With Murder Of 3-Year-Old

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of the murder of a 3-year old girl in Preston. Lia Green was feeling un...

Death of a Family - the Colombia Way

Jonathan Rayner | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathan Rayner

First they killed Omairi's daughter. The paramilitaries meant to kill her husband, a journalist who was exposing corruption in Colombia, South America. They bungled the assassination and he survived, but their daughter died.

Pussy Riot: Bodies Of Two Women Found With Message Demanding Group's Freedom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

Two murdered women have been found with the words "Free Pussy Riot" daubed on the wall, with the link between the killings and the imprisoned punk ban...

Nurse Stabbed Daughter To Death And Then Drank Anti-Freeze

PA | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

A nurse who stabbed her four-year-old daughter to death before attempting to kill herself has been jailed for 12 years. Dawn Makin, 35, became depr...

US 'Armed Militia' Plotted Obama Assassination, Court Hears

Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Politics

A group of American soldiers formed an armed militia and planned to kill President Obama and overthrow the US government, a court in Georgia has heard...

Two Men And A Woman Arrested After Man In 60s Found Dead

PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

Two men and a woman remained in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a house. The victim, believed to be in his 60s, was fo...

Gardener Charged With Murder Of British Woman Patricia Wilson In France

PA | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

A gardener has been charged with murder after a British woman vanished from her home in south west France, according to reports. Patricia Wilson, 5...

Briton Cleared Of Mass Murder In Africa

PA | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

A British pilot who was jailed in Africa on suspicion of mass murder after discovering the victims of an apparent massacre has been cleared of all cha...

VIDEO: See Anders Breivik's Humane Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

On Friday, we will find out if mass murderer Anders Breivik is sane or not. The Norwegian right-wing extremist's guilt is not in question - he admi...

'We Cannot Blame One Officer For Failure To Find Tia Sharp'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

The failure to find 12-year-old Tia Sharp's body more quickly was not down to an individual officer, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said. ...

Will The Real Gu Kailai Please Stand Up?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

Gu Kailai, the woman convicted of the murder of Neil Heywood, hired a body double to appear in court and serve her suspended death sentence, according...

A Moors Murderer, a Mother and Grief Unabated

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK
Brendan Pittaway

The tragic news of the death of Winifred Johnson, the mother of Keith Bennett, brings closure to a life of peculiar torment but not an end to one of the most notorious episodes in British criminal history.

Far Right Violence: More Needs to be Done

Matthew Goodwin | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Politics
Matthew Goodwin

If the past year has taught us anything, it is that we need to do more to understand and counter far right violence.

'Middleman' Accused Of Helping British Newlywed Kill Bride Denies Receiving Payment

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

A man accused of helping British newlywed Shrien Dewani orchestrate the murder of his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town claimed he did not receive...

Men Accused Of Oil Executive's Murder Remanded In Custody

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

Two men have been remanded in custody at the Old Bailey accused of killing wealthy oil executive Carole Waugh. Rakesh Bhayani, 40, and Nicholas Kut...