UK Police

Hillsborough: South Yorkshire Police Chief Stands Down After Just One Day

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police who replaced David Crompton following the Hillsborough inquest findings has stood down after just...

Hillsborough Officers 'Unlikely To Face Prosecutions For At Least A Year'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Police accused of covering-up their part in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster are unlikely to face prosecution for at least another year, England's forme...

Madeleine McCann Case 'Could End In A Few Months'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

The investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance could finish in the next few months, Scotland Yard bosses have admitted. Metropolitan Police c...

Don't Blame Just the Police for Letting Down Stalking Victims

Bob Morgan | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

I suspect that politicians are quite happy to use the police for their political purposes - boasting when crime is down for instance - but happy to see them carrying the can when victims are let down because the rest of us really don't care enough. If we all really cared about what happens to victims like Lily Allen then things would change.

Deaths Of Two Men Found In Back Garden 'Suspicious And Unexplained'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.04.2016 | UK

Post-mortem examinations on two men found dead in a back garden will be carried out later on Saturday, investigating officers have said. Humberside Po...

Schoolboy Who Idolised Yorkshire Ripper Found Guilty Of Frenzied Stranger Killings

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Warning: story contains graphic content A teenage boy who was obsessed with killers including the Yorkshire Ripper has been found guilty of mu...

'Erratic' Knifeman Assault On Tube Station Prompts Police Appeal To Northern Line Passengers

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Police have arrested a knifeman who attacked a woman commuter at a busy train station in London. Officers were called to Bank Station after reports o...

London Riots Compensation Ruling 'Will Save Taxpayers £80m'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK

Tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money is likely to have been saved after a ruling on hefty compensation claims over the 2011 London riots. F...

Body Found On Coast Confirmed As Missing Junior Doctor

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

A body found on the Dorset coast has been formally identified as that of missing junior doctor Rose Polge. The body was found east of Portland Headlan...

Children's Author Missing For Almost A Week

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.04.2016 | UK

Concerns are growing for a children’s author who has been missing for almost a week. Helen Bailey, who has written several children’s books, was l...

Two Teenagers Charged With Murder After Mother And Daughter Found Dead

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.04.2016 | UK

Two 14-year-olds have been charged with murder after a woman and her daughter were found dead at a house in Lincolnshire. The victims, named by police...

Teenage Girls Charged With Kidnap Of Toddler From Primark

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK

Two teenage girls will appear in court charged with kidnap and other offences after a three-year-old girl was taken from a shop in Newcastle city cent...

Gordon Semple Murder Accused 'Dumped Body Parts In Communal Bins'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

The man accused of strangling and dismembering Pc Gordon Semple is a social worker who met the policeman on dating app Grindr, a court has been told. ...

Fatal City Centre Brawl Ends With Man Being Hit By Lorry

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

A murder investigation is under way after a man was killed in a city centre street brawl. The 23-year-old victim, who has not yet been named, was hit ...

Police Given More Time To Question Gordon Semple Murder Suspect

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.04.2016 | UK

Police have been given more time to question a murder suspect after the decomposed remains of missing PC Gordon Semple were found in a flat. The body ...

Oxford Historian Stabbed To Death 'Vicious' Attack In His Own Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.04.2016 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after historian Adrian Greenwood was found stabbed to death following a "vicious and sustained attack". Polic...

Man Arrested After Human Remains Found In Search For Missing PC

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of a serving police officer who visited the Shard on the day he went missin...

Murder Police Now Investigating Mysterious Disappearance Of London PC

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard's homicide unit is now investigating the disappearance of an officer from the force Metropolitan policeman. Gordon Semple, who has been ...

Should the UK Help Trafficked Prostitutes in India?

Adrienne Macartney | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK
Adrienne Macartney

Delhi is dust. Fluid warmth. Polluted heat aching for monsoon. The baby in the puddle cries as I walk away. A rickshaw, all tinsel and paint, stutt...

Teenage Girls Convicted Of Murdering Woman In Brutal Attack In Her Own Home

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK

Two teenage girls have been found guilty of murdering a 39-year-old woman in her own home. The pair, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were convi...

Police Psychological Sick Leave Jumps 35% In Five Years

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK

The number of police officers and staff taking long-term sick leave for psychological reasons has gone up by over a third in the past five years, poli...

Fruit Machine Thieves Caught Out After Taking Celebratory Selfies

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

Two men who took cash from fruit machines across the UK were caught after they took selfies of themselves to celebrate. Benjamin Robinson and Daniel H...

Police Warning Over Santander ATMs 'Compromised' By Criminals

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.04.2016 | UK

The public have been warned against using Santander cash machines over fears they have been "compromised" by criminals. Police in Lancashire and Ches...

Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Gas Explosion At Terraced House

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.04.2016 | UK

Three people were taken to hospital, including one with life-threatening injuries, after a "suspicious" gas explosion in South Wales. Dozens of firefi...

Man Shot By Police Officers In Northumbria Dies

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

A man who was shot by firearms officers on Tuesday has died, the police watchdog has confirmed. James Wilson, from South Shields, died in hospital fro...