UK Police

Police Launch Appeal After London Tourist Endures Horrific Tube Station Attack

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

An Austrian tourist was repeatedly punched in the face after she rejected the advances of a man who followed her from a London Tube station, leaving h...

The NUS Is Right To Ask The Police Not To Attend Pride

Jess Bradley | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Bradley

In order to ensure that Pride events are safe and accessible to all LGBT people, including those who have experienced police violence, I will be saying to Pride organisers: have individual police at Pride, but ask them to leave their badge and uniform at home.

Here's What Happened In The Mysterious Man On The Moor Case

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK

A new documentary airing Wednesday takes a fresh look on the case of the “Man on the Moor” - a mystery man found dead on a moor after suffering po...

University Students Accused Of Throwing 'Potentially Deadly' Newcastle Sewer Rave

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

University students have been accused of throwing an illegal rave in a Newcastle sewer after police shut down a party of more than 200 revellers on Sa...

Manchester University Student Found Dead In Halls Of Residence

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A University of Manchester student has been found dead in its halls of residence. A 22-year-old man was found in a “collapsed condition” in studen...

Critics Have It Pegged As The Minority Report, But Prevent Really Isn't That Exciting

Will Baldèt | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Will Baldèt

Identifying risk factors and vulnerability have been fundamental to safeguarding for decades, yet when Prevent adopts this same approach to reduce the risk of radicalisation, its critics label it "Orwellian".

Madeleine McCann Search Team Given £85k To Extend Hunt For Another Six Months

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have been granted thousands of pounds to extend the search for a further six months. The Ho...

Judge Slammed For ‘Victim-Blaming’ After Warning Women ‘Get Drunk And Risk Rape’

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.03.2017 | UK

A female judge who warned women they are at greater risk of being raped if they get drunk has been accused of victim-blaming by a police commissioner....

Man Fatally Stabs Sister And Badly Injures His Mother Before Stabbing Himself

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

A man has fatally stabbed his sister, badly injured his mother and fatally stabbed himself in an attack in a block of flats in Wolverhampton. Police w...

London Bridge Station On Lockdown Due To Security Alert

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

UPDATE: The station has now reopened. Thanks for bearing with us during the security alert on London Bridge St. Incident found not to be not suspicio...

Bizarre Video Shows Police Using Water Rescue Ropes To Control Horses Loose On High Street

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.03.2017 | UK

Bizarre footage has emerged showing police walking horses down a busy high street after the animals ran amok in north London early Saturday morning. O...

PC Reveals Her Fears Job Would Kill Her In Heartbreaking Resignation Letter

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK

A police officer has written a powerful resignation letter saying she had to quit before the lack of resources and support on the job “kills me both...

Mystery As Skeleton Found In Well In Malia Confirmed As Missing Student

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

A skeleton found at the bottom of a well in Crete is that of a British student who went missing on holiday eleven years ago, police have confirmed. St...

Blind Man Tasered By Police Who 'Mistook His Cane For A Gun'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

A blind man has been Tasered by police after his cane was mistaken for a gun. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were called to reports of a man with a g...

Police Pull Woman's Body From River Thames

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

Police have pulled a dead woman from the River Thames in east London. Officers were called to Dagenham Docks at around 3pm on Wednesday to reports of ...

Mystery Remains After Missing 8-Year-Old Boy Found 'Safe And Well'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Police have said an eight-year-old boy missing since Wednesday evening has been found “safe and well”. Eight-year-old Rhys Miller from Lewisham wa...

Police Search For Missing Heavily Pregnant Woman And Her Daughter, 5

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK

Update: Alicja Dworakowska and her daughter have both been found ‘safe and well’, West Yorkshire Police said. Concern is growing for the safety o...

Soaring Brexit Hate Crime Affects Swathes Of Britain Amid Fears It's Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Record levels of hate crime were reported by three-quarters of police forces across the UK in the aftermath of last year’s EU referendum, new analys...

Dancing Police Officer Wows Internet After 'Fight' He Was Called To Break Up Turns Out To Be Dance Off

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A police officer has wowed the internet with his moves after a “fight” he was called to break up turned out to be a dance off. Constable Jarod Sin...

Laughing Policemen Photograph Man Stuck In Window Of House He Was Trying Burgle

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

Bungling burglar Sean Crawshaw has been branded Britain’s worst crook after getting stuck in the bathroom window of a house he was trying to raid. C...

Madeleine McCann's Parents Lose Case Against Cop Who Said They Were Involved In Disappearance

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK

Madeleine McCann’s parents have lost an appeal in their libel case against the police officer who accused them of being involved in their daughter...

Police Save The Day By Giving Stranded Bride And Groom A Lift To Wedding Reception

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A stranded bride and groom were able to make it to their own wedding reception thanks to local police. Georgia and Emmott Garnett had exchanged their ...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering His Wife At Lidl Carpark In Birmingham

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife with a “bladed weapon” following an early morning incident at a Lidl carpark in Birming...

'Boobgate' Police Chief Rebekah Sutcliffe To Learn If She Will Keep £109K Job

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

A police chief who bared her breast in a drunken scandal dubbed “Boobgate” will today discover if she keeps her £109,000-a-year job. Assistant Ch...

Child And Two Adults Found Dead After Surrey House Fire

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK

A child was among three people found dead after a house fire in Surrey. Police said they were called on Tuesday morning after “concerns for safety...