UK Police

CCTV Captures Axe-Wielding Man Attacking Police

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK

An axe-wielding man was shot dead on a busy New York street after attacking four policemen posing for a photograph. Two of the officers were wounde...

I'm a Survivor of 'Honour' Based Violence, We Need to Ensure Girls Don't Feel Abandoned Like I Did

Laila | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK
Laila

Homa, my middle sister "rebelled" in tiny, typical teenage ways, by ripping her jeans and listening to music. When Homa was 16 she overheard our stepmother and dad making plans for her to marry a 40-year-old. We'd met him when we'd been taken to visit the family, but we'd had no idea we were being displayed as potential brides.

Royal Protection Cop Arrested After Ammo Found At Buckingham Palace

PA | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A Royal Protection officer has been arrested following the discovery of ammunition in personal lockers in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Scotlan...

Man Lured Into Grindr Date Robbed And Threatened With Cattle Prod

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A gay man was lured into a meeting through the dating app Grindr and then robbed and threatened with a cattle prod. Detectives have released CCTV p...

How Soon-To-Be-Released Cop Killer Escaped Hanging By Just Months

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

Warning: graphic details Britain's most notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after 48 years behind bars - despite a ...

Man Convicted Of Murdering Identical Twin Brother

PA | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

A 31-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of his identical twin brother who he stabbed to death in a "fit of temper" during a drunken argu...

Hong Kong's Mong Kok 'Occupy' Camp Shrinks After Police Clearout

Tom Grundy | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

Hundreds of police officers, many in riot gear, swooped into Hong Kong's Mong Kok Occupy encampment in the early hours of this morning. Police and street cleaners removed barricades and tents, leaving pro-democracy protesters restricted a smaller area of Nathan Rd in Kowloon, occupying the southbound side only.

Umbrellas vs. Riot Shields as Hong Kong Protesters Expand Occupy Camp

Tom Grundy | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

'Umbrella Movement' activists in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Tuesday evening in an attempt to expand an area near the city's government headquarters currently being occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators.

The Dramatic Moment A Car Was Left Dangling Off The M25

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

A driver and passenger have walked away from a crash which left their car hanging over a motorway. Their vehicle hit a barrier at junction five of ...

How A TV Host And Ex-MMA Fighter Deals With A Police Standoff At His Home...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

A former professional mixed martial arts fighter and MTV host live-tweeted a standoff with police after barricading himself in his house in California...

Man 'Stabbed Identical Twin To Death During NYE Argument'

PA | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK

A man stabbed his identical twin brother to death in a "fit of temper" during a drunken argument at the family home on New Year's Eve, a court has hea...

Men Falsely Accused of Rape Also Deserve Justice

Bob Morgan | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bob Morgan

More needs to be done to protect women who are victims of such crimes and the criminal justice system needs to get better at it. I think all this is true - but I don't think that that injustice means it is right to deny men justice when they suffer imprisonment and disgrace for something they did not do.

Six-Month-Old Baby Dies After Dog Attack

PA | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

A six-month-old girl has died after being attacked by a dog in a home. A relative who was looking after the baby also suffered bite wounds as she t...

Frontline Workers Need to Be Respected, Not Beaten Up for Doing Their Job

Roger Evans | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics
Roger Evans

It's good news that crime is falling and our cities, towns and neighbourhoods are becoming safer. But there is much more to be done. It is alarming to see that the very people we depend on are being beaten up just for doing their job. They need to be treated with respect.

Black Actress Arrested After She Kisses White Husband In Public

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK

US actress Daniele Watts says she is angry and frustrated after she was arrested by police because they saw her kissing her husband in public, and app...

When a Father Kills - It Is More Than Just a Tragedy.

Bob Morgan | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK
Bob Morgan

It is clear that there are other men out there (and some women) thinking about doing this and we should at least call them what they are - cowardly, violent men (usually) who can't face up to the stresses of life without resorting to terrible crimes.

The Paradox of Men in Power Shaping Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls

Natalie Gyte | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Gyte

In a practical sense, no single remedy can address this endemic issue. Instead a range of solutions, constituting a holistic approach, are required. Firstly, a truly independent inquiry should be commissioned - one which is not led by any of the institutions implicated in the case, and further not implemented by a high profile man or men.

The Moment A Driver Runs Over An 11-Year-Old And Just Drives Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

This CCTV shows the moment a driver hit an 11-year-old boy and simply drove off, leaving him slumped in the road. The driver did not even appear to...

'You've Lost The Right To Govern', Ferguson Leaders Told

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

Politicians in Ferguson, Missouri, were shouted down and told they should "step aside peacefully' at the first meeting of the city's council since the...

And The 'Suspicious Item' Behind The Luton Airport Bomb Scare Was...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Around 2,000 people were evacuated from Luton Airport on Monday due to a security threat that turned out to be triggered by... a pair of hair straight...

Time For DIY CSI... 9 Crimes That Police Could Ask You To Investigate Yourself

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK

Police have been asking crime victims to investigate offences themselves, a new report from the police watchdog has revealed. Some police forces ha...

Victim Of Crime? Solve It Yourself, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK

High-volume offences such as criminal damage or vehicle crime are "on the verge of being decriminalised" by police forces which have given up investig...

Scotland Yard Used 'Dirty Trick' Against Olympics 'Poster Girl' Police Officer

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Scotland Yard used a "dirty trick" by releasing details linked to the arrest of a police officer who was accusing them of race and sexual discriminati...

Trial By Media in Rotherham

Paul Blanchard | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

The press has a role to play in scandals of this type. We need them to highlight this kind of horror and help us try to understand how such sickening events can continue for so very long unhindered. But we need them to do it responsibly. Deciding that one person is to blame for a situation which has been going on for decades - and is probably going on in other areas of the country too - does them no credit.

Does This Unseen Footage From Plebgate Finally Reveal What Happened?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

A Scotland Yard report on the "plebgate" saga shows "industrial levels of dishonesty by police working in Downing Street", an MP has claimed. The f...