UK Police

West Sussex Residents Forced To Flee Homes Amid Bomb Squad Operation

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK

Residents in a picturesque village in West Sussex have fled their homes after a suspect device was discovered at a block of flats. Police were called ...

We Shouldn't Arm All Police Officers - Even If Terrorism Happens To Us Again

Bob Morgan | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK
Bob Morgan

The debate about arming police in the UK continues - the Metropolitan Police Federation has announced that they are going to survey their membership about whether they would want to be armed in the future.

M1 Closed After Body Discovered On Motorway

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Part of the M1 was closed after a body was discovered on the motorway. The road was closed northbound after on Tuesday between junctions 16 (Northamp...

Four Men Charged After Hit And Run Killed Cousins Aged 12 And 11

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Four men have been charged over the hit and run in Oldham which killed two young cousins. Helina Kotlarova, 12, and Zaneta Krokova, 11, were holding h...

Five Arrests After Hit And Run Kills Cousins, Aged 12 And 11

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK

Police are questioning five men after two girls were killed in a hit-and-run incident. Cousins Helena Kotlarova, 12, and Zaneta Krokova, 11, were h...

Police On Alert Over New Year's Terror Attack Fears

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Fears of a mass-casualty terror plot targeting one of the country’s New Year’s events have prompted police to adjust their tactics in securing mil...

Human Hand Found Washed Up On Isle of Wight Beach

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

A human hand has been found washed up on a beach. The remains were discovered at Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight on Wednesday. A Hampshire police ...

Friends Mourn Teen Boys Killed In Early-Hours Police Chase

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

Two teens have died after a car they were in crashed while being chased by police. The boys, both 17, were travelling in a maroon Ford Escort with two...

HMP Swaleside Prison Back In Control Of Authorities After Inmate Riot

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

Authorities have control of a landing on a wing at the category B training prison on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent that had been taken over by prisoners...

Authorities Regain Control Of Prison After Inmates Post Selfies During Riot

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Authorities have retaken control of Britain’s third largest prison after a 12-hour riot that saw prisoners post gloating selfies to social media as ...

All New Police Officers Will Need A Degree Under Plans To 'Modernise' Force

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

All new police officers in England and Wales will need a degree level qualification from next year under plans to address changes in crime-fighting. ...

Police Have Incredibly Cheery Riposte To Controversial Smiling Gun Photos

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A BBC report over a police force facing criticism for smiling while posing for pictures with guns has led to a rather unusual trend on social media. A...

Angry Tory MP Fails To See Irony When Complaining About Police Delays To Renew Gun Licence

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK
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A Tory MP has been given a sharp lesson in the impact of Government cuts after discovering he would miss out on the winter shooting season after forge...

Man Stabbed To Death In Nottingham 'At Party To Celebrate Life Of Knife Victim'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A man was stabbed to death at a party to celebrate the life of his friend who was the victim of a knife attack just 24 hours earlier, it was reported....

Hundreds Of Police Accused Of Abusing Power For Sexual Gain

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK
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Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning repo...

Detectives Given Urgent New Funds To Probe 'Important' Madeleine McCann Lead

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard detectives have been given new resources to help probe an “important” fresh lead in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. Investiga...

Police Chief Tries To 'Set Record Straight' About Child Sex Abuse Probe Into Ex-PM

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK

A chief constable has defended his force’s handling of child sex allegations against former prime minister Ted Heath. Mike Veale, who leads Wiltsh...

Former Football Coach Barry Bennell Charged With Sex Offences Against Boy

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

Barry Bennell has been charged with eight offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14, the Crown Prosecution Service said. The 62-yea...

Police Officer Seriously Injured After East London Knife Attack

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

A group of three boys and one girl, in their late teens, stabbed a plain clothes police officer in east London last night, Scotland Yard said. The of...

Ex-Police Chief Norman Bettison Accused Of Repeating 'Smears' In New Hillsborough Book

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison has defended his reference to Liverpool fans’ behaviour during the Hillsborough disaster in a new book about...

Students ‘Skinny Dipped, Had Sex And Took Cocaine’ At Raucous Summer Ball

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Durham University’s Champagne Society has been suspended over claims that its summer ball descended into a “potentially life-threatening” event,...

Croydon Tram Crash: Driver Arrested After 5 Deaths

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK

Five people have been killed after a tram derailed in Croydon, south London, police said. British Transport Police confirmed that two people remain t...

Orgreave Is Of Massive Significance To Millions - If Things Stay Like This, The Sense Of Injustice Will Only Grow

Andy Burnham | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Politics
Andy Burnham

What is clear to me is that something has to give. Things cannot be left like this. If they are, we will never have the full truth about Hillsborough, former miners will die without any sense of resolution and the poison of decades-old misdeeds will carry on dripping down the years.

Anonymous And Met Police In Fierce War Of Words Over Million Mask March

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK

Police in London have hit back at Anonymous UK’s claims they are guilty of “pitiful aggression and violence” ahead of a potentially huge Million...

The Million Mask March Was Not A Peaceful Protest By Any Measure

Commander BJ Harrington | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK
Commander BJ Harrington

As we look ahead to this weekend, my message is simple: if you want to protest peacefully, that is your right and we want to work with you. If you commit criminal acts - that is not peaceful protest - and you are liable to be arrested.