UK Police

The Withdrawal Of Neighbourhood Policing Is Leaving Criminals In Charge

Bob Morgan | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Bob Morgan

That an old person is too frightened to collect their pension or that a child has to pass active drug dealers on the way to primary school is not recorded in the figures and the politicians and senior police officers don't know or care about it. The more police withdraw from neighbourhoods - especially the most vulnerable ones - the more they are failing in their most basic of duties - to make communities safer.

Claudia Lawrence Case Linked To Double Murderer Christopher Halliwell By Ex-Detective

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK

The disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence fits double murderer Christopher Halliwell’s “pattern of behaviour”, the senior detective who brought...

Man Charged With Murder Over Fatal Stabbing Of Celebrity Bodyguard

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK

Tommy Roome, 19, from Romford, has been charged with the murder of celebrity minder Ricky Hayden, who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath, east Lon...

Police's Video Of 'Unarmed' Black Man's Killing Doesn't Prove Their Version Of Events

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK

A video of police shooting dead a black man does not definitely show the victim was pointing a gun at officers, police have said. The killing of Keith...

Prophetic Satire: Constable And PC Savage

Janet Awe | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Janet Awe

And I can only agree. The one slither of silver lining is that our police officers don't carry guns like the trigger-happy Americans. Or the Savages of this world would be trying to justify bloodshed, instead of broken windscreens. However, rest assured that the mental wounds inflicted by officers like Savage run deep.

Horrifying Mass Brawl Between '100 Schoolchildren' Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK

A disturbing mass brawl involving dozens of schoolchildren has been caught on video in Northumberland Heath, Bexley. Two people were taken to hospital...

Man Calls Police About His Overfeeding 'Little Fat Pig' Hamster

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK

A concerned man repeatedly called police in the hope they could rescue his pet hamster from his ex-partner who had overfeed it so much that it looked ...

Ex-Manchester United Steward Guilty Of ISIS-Inspired Murder Of Imam

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK

A former Manchester United steward has been convicted of the IS-inspired murder of an imam. Mohammed Syeedy, 21, was consumed by hatred of Jalal Udd...

Police Chief Sacked Over Hillsborough Response 'Was Unfairly Dismissed'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

A police chief who was sacked over his response to the Hillsborough disaster inquest verdicts was “unfairly” dismissed, a senior policing figure h...

The Number Of Brits Using Their Mobiles While Driving Has Soared

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

The number of Brits illegally using their mobiles while driving has soared following cuts to road policing, new research shows. Nearly a third of driv...

Pedestrian Dies After Being 'Crushed By Cement Lorry' In North London

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK

A woman died on Tuesday after reportedly being hit by a cement truck. Emergency services were called to Pratt Street near north London’s Camden High...

Boy, 5, Dies After Being Hit By Van At School Picking Up Time

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

A five-year-old boy has died after being hit by a van in Glasgow. The accident happened at about 3:15pm on Monday at Dalness Street, Shettleston, i...

Sikhs Protesting Interfaith Wedding At Leamington Spa Temple Incident 'Were Carrying Ceremonial Knives'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

All but one of the “bladed weapons” seized after an incident at a Sikh temple which sparked a mass arrest were ceremonial, police have said. Arm...

Police Look Into Whether Keith Vaz Committed Any Crime In Prostitution Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard has said it is to “assess and identify what criminal offences - if any - may have been committed” following allegations involving MP...

Police May Let Muslim Officers Wear Burkas In New Diversity Drive

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK

A police force is considering letting Muslim officers wear the burka in an attempt to diversify the force. Senior officers at West Midlands Police ha...

Police Officer Suspended For 'Misusing Images Of Hillsborough Disaster'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK

A police officer has been suspended for gross misconduct over allegations they misused images of the Hillsborough disaster. Greater Manchester Police ...

Police Backtrack On Using 'Primitive, Cruel And Degrading' Hoods On Suspects

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard has backtracked on plans to start using controversial spit hoods in the face of widespread alarm from campaigners. The force, the bigg...

Two 15-Year-Olds Admit Killing Mother And Daughter

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Two 15-year-olds have admitted killing a mother and daughter. The boy and girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied murder but pleaded gui...

Why Fabric Must Be Saved

Carl Loben | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Carl Loben

Pete Tong MBE, Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim), Carl Cox, the Chemical Brothers, Annie Mac, Sasha, DJ Goldie MBE, Andy C and BBC Radio 1's B.Traits are just a few of the famous DJs who have come out in support of Fabric. Most of these DJs scarcely play at the club themselves -- it's not a self-interest thing. They recognise the important contribution Fabric has made to the UK music scene.

Ameen Jogee Acquitted Of Former Police Officer's Murder After Landmark Ruling

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK

The man who won a landmark Supreme Court appeal against his murder conviction has been convicted of manslaughter instead. Ameen Jogee, 27, was jailed ...

Woman Arrested After Jeremy Vine Shares Terrifying Cycling Road Rage Video

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

A 22-year-old woman has been arrested after Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine posted a helmet cam video showing a frightening altercation he had with a dr...

'Complete Lack Of Consistency' In Police With Tasers Having Body Cameras

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

A “complete lack of consistency” among police forces in the deployment of body cameras to officers armed with Tasers has been exposed in a new sur...

Serving Royal Marine Charged With Terror Offences

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK

A Royal Marine has appeared in court charged with Northern Ireland-linked terror offences. Ciaran Maxwell, 30, of Exminster, Devon, who was born in ...

Fatal Penge Police Chase Suspect Named And Charged

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK

Joshua Dobby, 23, has been charged with death by dangerous driving after 10-year-old Makayah McDermott and his aunt Rosie Cooper, 34, were killed in s...

Child Actor And His Aunt Named As Victim Of Penge Police Chase Crash

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK

A 10-year-old child actor and his aunt have been named as the victims of a horrific crash in which a stolen car being chased by police ploughed into a...