UK Murder

Life Sentence For Tia Sharp Killer Stuart Hazell

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Stuart Hazell, murderer of the schoolgirl Tia Sharp who was left in his care, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years after finally a...

Murder Investigation After Body Found In Flat In North Shields

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

Detectives are questioning four people on suspicion of murdering a Lithuanian man whose body was found in a flat. Mantas Leonavicius, 22, was found...

Stuart Hazell Begged For Forgiveness Over Tia Death

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

The man on trial for murdering Tia Sharp wrote to his father from prison claiming that her death was an accident and begging for forgiveness, a court ...

Stephen Lawrence Murderer David Norris Loses Appeal

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

One of the two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence has lost a bid to challenge his conviction. Three judges at the ...

Ex-Boxer Murdered And Dismembered By Carer

PA | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK

A man has been found guilty of the murder of a former champion boxer who was found dismembered in freezers at his home. Thomas Dunkley had denied m...

Snoop Lion Admits 'I Used To Be A Pimp' Back In His Dogg Days

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

He’s sold 30 million albums, directed a porn film and been acquitted of murder charges. Now the rapper turned Rasta artist Snoop Lion has added ...

Stuart Hazell Blames Neighbours For Tia Sharp Death

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK

The man accused of murdering Tia Sharp tried to blame neighbours for her death and claimed he had been "fitted up" by police, a court heard on Thursda...

Christian Heavy Metal Singer Arrested In 'Plot To Kill Wife'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

Tim Lambesis, the singer of Grammy-nominated Christian heavy metal band As I Lay Dying has been arrested on suspicion of hiring an undercover detectiv...

Bangladesh Factory Collapse Death Toll Reaches 610

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

The death toll in the Bangladesh garment factory collapse has reached 610, reports Reuters. The number is expected to rise as rescuers continue to ...

April Jones Accused Cries As He Hears 999 Call

Posted 30.04.2013 | UK

The man accused of murdering schoolgirl April Jones wept when he heard a desperate 999 call made by her mother. Mark Bridger wiped tears from his e...

Man Accused Of Murdering April Jones To Go On Trial Today

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

The man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones will go on trial on Monday, and the jury will be sworn in. Former lifeguard Mark Bridger, 47...

Police In Fresh Appeal For Stephen Lawrence Killers

PA | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

Police remain committed to pursuing all viable lines of inquiry on the Stephen Lawrence case, officers said on Monday. The investigation will be fe...

Stephen Lawrence Murderer Makes Fresh Appeal Against Conviction

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

One of the two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence will have a fresh bid to appeal against his conviction heard by jud...

Westminster Worse For Violent Crime Than Birmingham

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

It is home to Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and a recently sold £250m property - but Westminster has more violent crime than the UK's s...

Police Call Off Search For Missing April Jones

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

Police have called off their search for five-year-old April Jones, who went missing last October and is believed to have been murdered. April was l...

Stephen Lawrence's Murder 'Sparked Monumental Change'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

The murder of Stephen Lawrence sparked "monumental change" in British society, Prime Minister David Cameron said ahead of a memorial service today to ...

Capital Punishment - It's Not the Answer in a Civilised Society

Rob Atkinson | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Atkinson

Capital punishment is no easy answer. It is a barbaric, horrific and out-dated relic, tainted by the nightmare grisly ceremony of the whole process, something incongruous to a modern society and rightly consigned to the dustbin of history. It must never return.

Man Charged With Murder Of Family Members

PA | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

A man has been charged with the murders of his partner and young son. Paul Chadwick, 34, is accused of killing Lisa Clay, 40, and six-year-old Jose...

Grayling Challenges Court Gag On Naming 'Horrific' Triple Murderer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling and media organisations are asking judges to overturn an order granting anonymity to a killer who committed "exceptio...

Police Search Remote Farmland For Body Of Missing TV Extra

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Police are searching remote farmland for the body of Janet Brown, a TV extra who went missing eight years ago before she could claim her parents' £1m...

Five Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Body Found Near Car

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Two women and three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man's body near a car. Police were alerted after the...

Bodies Of Mother And Teenage Son Found In House In Lancashire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his partner and son. Police said the 34-year-old man was known to the six-year-old boy and his mo...

Teaching Kids to Kill Themselves and Also Their Best Friend: This Sick Madness Must Be Stopped

Melanie Kendry | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Comedy
Melanie Kendry

In love? No one else approves? Clearly, suicide is the solution - but not until you've taken out your wife's cousin then her other cousin - who is also, somehow, her fiancé. No, it's not something the Mormons dreamed up, it's what kids are learning in a school near you, in shameless Shakespeare's rogue tragedy Romeo and Juliet.

What Next For Amanda Knox And Raffaele Sollecito?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito will face a retrial for murder, they were told on Tuesday. The pair faces a lengthy legal proce...

Horror Film Fanatic Jailed For Life After Torturing Friend To Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

A horror film fanatic who killed his friend in a scene which mirrored one of his favourite movies has been jailed for life. Gary George, 41, will s...