UK Murder

Jayden Parkinson Died From 'Pressure To The Neck'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in a freshly-disturbed grave, died from "pressure to the neck", police have revealed. The 17-year-o...

John Leo Lowe Charged With Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A man was charged with murdering a mother and daughter who were shot dead at a dog breeding farm on Tuesday evening. The bodies of Christine Lee, 66, ...

Woman Arrested Over Jayden Parkinson Murder

PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A woman has been arrested by police investigating the murder of teenager Jayden Parkinson whose body was found in a freshly disturbed grave. The 48...

82-Year-Old Man Arrested After Surrey Killing Spree

PA | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

A pensioner who is suspected of shooting dead two women and four dogs was known to the police. The man, who was named by a source as breeder John L...

Miranda Barbour is a Sad Fantasist Not a Prolific Serial Killer, and She Has Played an All Too Eager Media

Martin Newman | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK
Martin Newman

Her story came out of the blue. A seemingly unnecessary, unprompted confession to a local newspaper reporter that she had committed anywhere between 2...

No Charges Brought Against Man Arrested Over Alps Murders

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

No charges are being brought against a man arrested in connection with the killing of a British engineer and his family, French prosecutors have said....

Congo Court Finds Briton Guilty of Killing Friend

Simon J Clark | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK
Simon J Clark

A joint British-Norwegian citizen was found guilty of killing his friend and cellmate in the Democratic Republic of Congo even though there was expert evidence to suggest he was innocent.

'Deal With Devil' Led To Satanic Ritual Murder Of Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Two teenagers have been charged with killing a 15-year-old girl in an attempt to make a deal with the devil. Corriann Cervantes was found dead in a...

Teenage Girl Found Dead In Surrey

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenage girl was found dead, police said. The body was discovered at an address in Oxted, Surrey. ...

Dead Children and the Law

Felicity Gerry | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK
Felicity Gerry

During the past week, people across the world were shocked and saddened by the story of the disappearance and subsequent death of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular in Scotland. This shock then turned to disbelief after his mother, Rosdeep Kular, 33, was detained... She appeared in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday and idiots on the internet had a field day.

Ohio Killer To Be Executed By Controversial Drug Cocktail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Today, Ohio killer Dennis McGuire is sentenced to die in prison, using a drug cocktail which has never before been used to kill inmates. Because of...

Teen On Trial For Murder Of Schoolboy

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager will stand trial on Monday accused of murdering a schoolboy at a party. Jay Whiston, 17, of Aster Close, Clacton, Essex, was stabbed at ...

Father 'Murdered Son With Axe Fearing He Was A Flesh-Eating Demon'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police say a 51-year-old man has confessed to killing his teenage son with an axe – because he apparently believed him to be a flesh-eating demon. ...

Jayden Parkison Body Formally Identified After Didcot Grave Search

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The body of a teenager found buried in a graveyard has been formally identified as 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson. Thames Valley Police said further tes...

The Woolwich Killers Must Not Be Allowed to Drive a Wedge Between Communities

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

As we move into 2014, we hope that both Far Right and Al-Qaeda influenced groups and individuals realise that we collectively as communities, will not allow them to drive a wedge between us as residents and neighbours. Collectively, we can also counter their belief that a clash of civilisations is inevitable. It is not and we alone can prove them wrong.

TV's Latest Weird Lord Lucan Theory: It's One Hell of a Stretch

Bill Coles | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bill Coles

There are many obscure and bizarre theories floating around out there about what might have happened to Lord Lucan after he disappeared in 1974. That is why this incredible mystery has turned into such a fantastical myth. But even so... the weird ending of ITV's latest Lord Lucan two-parter - Lucan - was, well, one hell of a stretch.

Jayden Parkinson Detectives Focus Search On Oxfordshire Grave

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Police searching for missing teenager Jayden Parkinson are focusing their investigation on a grave next to a church. Thames Valley Police said the hun...

How the Lord Lucan Scandal Continues to Haunt His Family

Bill Coles | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK
Bill Coles

For better or worse, Lucan is a part of our culture. It's unfortunate, but there it is. How ever distasteful it may be for his family, Lord Lucan is now public property, and it would be facile to pretend otherwise. Though Lucan may be their father, we all now have a share in him.

'Examine Your Memory - And Your Consciences'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Detectives leading the murder inquiry into the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson have appealed to the consciences of several people they believe may h...

'Sherlock Holmes' Defence For Lee Rigby Murder Accused

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Michael Adebolajo, the man accused of killing Drummer Lee Rigby, is "the most law- abiding terrorist in the history of this country", who paid for his...

Jayden Parkinson: Man Charged With Murder

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson following her disappearance nearly two weeks ago, Thames Valley Police said. ...

Belfast Killings: Man, 33, Arrested Over Double Murder

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating a double murder in Belfast have arrested a man. The 33-year-old was detained shortly after police revealed the deceased - ...

Police Being Murder Probe After Woman, 61, Dies At Home

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found strangled to death in her south-west London flat. Police said ambulance crews call...

Murder Arrest In Missing Teen Hunt

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Jayden Parkinson have arrested a man on suspicion of her murder. The 22-year-old man, from Readi...

Why It's Better for All Of Us if The Lord Lucan Mystery Is Never Solved

Bill Coles | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK
Bill Coles

It's very rare to hear this from a journalist, but there is one story out there, one huge monumental mystery, which I hope will never be resolved. I am talking about the greatest and most enduring mystery of the 20th Century: The Lord Lucan scandal.