UK Murder

Defendant Denies Brutally Murdering 16-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: David Minto has been found guilty of the murder of Blackpool student Sasha Marsden A hotel barman has told a jury he dumped the dead body o...

Man Charged With Murder Of Pc Blakelock In Broadwater Farm Riots

PA | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK

A 44-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Pc Keith Blakelock who died during the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985, prosecutors have said. ...

Stabbed to Death by Stigma

Kate L. Gould | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate L. Gould

Despite being the poster nation for sexual equality, Sweden's laws on sex work and attitudes towards it are woefully patriarchal. The purchase of sex is illegal and the prevailing view is that sex work is a form of self-harm and women who choose to work in the sex industry are victims without agency or reason.

Suspect Arrested After Murder Of 'Good Samaritan' Who Aided Paedophile

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested over the murder of a pensioner who was stabbed after going to the aid of his neighbour - a convicted paedophile - during a rob...

Pensioner Murdered 'Defending Paedophile Neighbour'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

A pensioner was murdered while apparently trying to defend his paedophile neighbour from an attack. Graham Buck, 66, was found dead in the village ...

'Hiring A Hitman Is Cheaper Than A Divorce'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

A disgruntled wife attempted to pay a hitman to kill her husband as it would be "easier than divorcing him" - without realising she was talking to an ...

Stephen Lawrence Race-Relations Expect 'Victim Of Smear Campaign By Police'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK

A race relations worker whose evidence was key in the inquiry into the police handling of Stephen Lawrence's murder is the victim of a suspected smear...

'Have A Drink In The Heroes Bar, We'll Raise A Glass To The Sky'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

Drummer Lee Rigby's family should have been planning his birthday celebrations this week, but instead, they are planning his funeral, weeks after he w...

Pensioner Murder 'Linked' To Boy Stabbing, Police Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK

Detectives are investigating links between the murder of a retired teacher, the stabbing of a nine-year-old boy and an incident in which a girl of eig...

Arrest After Pensioner Murder And Skate Park Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old Boy

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the attempted murder of a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed...

Police Name Man In Relation To Linzi Ashton Murder

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

Police have named a man they want to speak to over the "brutal" murder of a mother-of-two at her home. The body of Linzi Ashton, 25, was discovered...

Woman Found Murdered In Home In Salford

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a woman was found at her home. Linzi Ashton, 25, was discovered after police were called to a house...

Woman Found Murdered At Home

Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a woman was found at her home. Linzi Ashton, 25, was discovered after police were called to a house...

Ian Brady Loses Bid To Be Transferred To Prison

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady is to remain a patient at a maximum security hospital after losing his £250,000 legal bid to be transferred to a jail. Th...

Doreen Lawrence To Call For 'Leveson-Style Inquiry' Into Bugging Claims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will call for either a Leveson-style inquiry or an independent panel to look into claims that underco...

'If I Interact With The TV, Tony Blair Or Something, This Is Seen As Psychosis'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady has revealed how he talks to himself in his cell, as he spoke publicly for the first time in nearly 50 years. Brady, 75,...

'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...