UK Murder

'Monster' Rebecca Shuttleworth Guilty Of Son's Murder

PA | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

A mother is facing a life sentence for murdering her two-year-old son after professionals failed to take action to save him from months of "horrifying...

'Hunger Striking' Ian Brady, Moors Murderer, Makes Himself Toast Everyday, Says Nurse

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

"Hunger-striking" Moors murderer Ian Brady makes himself toast every morning, according to his charge nurse. Mark Sheppard, Brady's charge nurse at...

Stephen Lawrence Smear Campaign 'Never Authorised'

PA | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Ex-Scotland Yard chief Lord Condon said he never "authorised or condoned" any smear operation against the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence...

Police 'Spied On' Stephen Lawrence's Family As 'Smear Campaign'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

A former undercover police officer has claimed he was part of an operation to "smear" the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence. Peter Franc...

Man Sought After Hostel Murder

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Detectives are hunting an African man after a murder at a hostel. Police want to speak to Mehretab Zemichael after a man's body was found at the bu...

Third Of Murdered Women 'Killed By Partner'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

More than a third of women murdered around the world are killed by their partner, a study has shown. They are six times more likely to be murdered ...

The End of Dexter, Eight Wishes for Season Eight

James Peckham | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Peckham

Many have claimed that the show has lost its sharp edge with repetitive storylines and a lack of real danger in later seasons. Season seven rejuvenated the show with the revelation that Dexter's sister Deb discovered her brother's deepest, darkest secret. Here are the eight top things we want to see from season eight.

'Existential Exercises That Were Petty Compared To Politicians'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK

Infamous child-killer, Ian Brady, has called his crimes an "existential exercise" that are "petty" compared to politicians' and soldiers' conduct duri...

Ian Brady Makes First Public Appearance In Decades

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady has been seen in public for the first time in decades as his mental health tribunal began. Brady, 75, with wavy greying ha...

Documentary Could Shed Light On Where Keith Bennet Is Buried

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

A documentary on the life of Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley could shed new light on the bid to find the remains of victim Keith Bennett. ...

Three Guilty of Catherine Wells-Burr Murder Plot

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

A cheating Polish factory worker was found guilty on Friday of murdering his British girlfriend after hatching a plot with his jealous secret lover an...

Texan Man Who Murdered Prostitute Acquitted Because She Refused To Have Sex Or Return His Money

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

A Texas jury has acquitted a man of murdering a prostitute he contacted via Craigslist after she denied his request for sex and refused to return his ...

Bolivian Murder And Rape Suspect 'Buried Alive In Grave Of Victim'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK

A teenage rape and murder suspect has been buried alive in the grave of his alleged victim. Villagers threw 17-year-old Santos Ramos into the open...

'Call Me Mujahid Abu Hamza'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Michael Adebolajo, one of two men charged with the brutal murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich last month has made a bizarre court appearance, salu...

Friends Plan Memorial For Georgia Williams

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

Friends of 17-year-old Georgia Williams are hoping to raise more than £1,000 for a permanent memorial to the teenager. More than £600 has already...

Friends Pay Tribute To 'Bright Bubbly' Georgia

PA | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

Tributes have been paid to 17-year-old Georgia Williams who is believed to have been murdered after going missing from her home. Her parents Steven...

Georgia Williams Murder Suspect In Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a 17-year-old girl who went missing from her home. Jamie Reynolds, 22, is charged ...

Georgia Williams 'Body' Found, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

A body found on the Nant-y-Grath pass near Wrexham is believed to be that of teenager Georgia Williams, West Mercia Police said. A 22-year-old man ...

More Than 50 Detectives Hunting For Missing Teenager Georgia Williams

PA | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

Police will continue to question a 22 year-old man on Friday over the murder of a teenage schoolgirl whose body has still not been found. Georgia W...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Missing Teenager

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager Georgia Williams who has been missing since Sunday. The man was originally a...

Woolwich Murder Suspect Appears In Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

One of the men arrested in connection with the killing of drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich has appeared in court charged with his murder. Michael Ade...

'Very Focused, Very Aggressive Attacks'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

The murder of soldier Lee Rigby has provoked a backlash of anger across the UK, including the attacking of mosques, racial abuse and comments made on ...

Man Charged Over Twitter Comments Following Woolwich Killing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of making malicious comments on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. Benjamin F...

Nick Griffin Lays Flowers At Woolwich Murder Scene

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

BNP leader Nick Griffin has laid flowers at the site where soldier Lee Rigby was murdered in Woolwich, amid fears of a surge in Islamophobic abuse. ...

The Woolwich Attack: Should We Feel Terrorised?‎

Myriam Francois-Cerrah | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics
Myriam Francois-Cerrah

It is a rather trite observation to state that the term 'terrorism' has become eminently politicised, ‎used much more readily and easily to refer to violence by certain types of political dissidents, such ‎as those whose violence targets the majority, than to refer, as it was originally devised, to states, ‎or groups targeting minorities. ‎