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Now Is the Time to #BreakTheCycleOfViolence

Aurora Percannella | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK
Aurora Percannella

In his Monday statement, whilst inviting the crowds not to engage in violent conduct, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay also warned everyone that 'the world will be watching us'. That is quite right, Mr. Mayor. Today, the whole world is looking at you. We are staring and wondering how faulty your criminal justice system must be to offer a similar finale in 2014.

In Pictures: 80+ Arrests, Pepper Spray and Scuffles As Occupy Clear Outs Begin in Hong Kong

Tom Grundy | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

At least 80 people were arrested, according to police, as part of one of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest camps was cleared on Tuesday. Bailiffs were on site to enforce a court order to clear obstructions from a relatively small part of the encampment on the Kowloon Peninsula. Most of the clearance was performed by an agency with bailiffs and police on hand to assist.

Policeman On Trial For Sex 'Had Child-Like Breast Fixation'

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK

A "boob-mad" policeman abused his status and position by having sex with three women at their homes while on duty, a court has heard. Pc Chris Youn...

Police Deny Any Attempt To Shut Down Britain First Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK

The far-right group Britain First have claimed that police "shut down" their first annual conference in Kent, but police have denied any interference,...

Police Put Up 'No Consent, No Sex' Posters After 30 Rape Reports In Three Months

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Greater Manchester Police are to put "no consent, no sex" posters around universities and bars after 30 rapes on students were reported in just three ...

Man Fakes His Own Kidnap To Get Out Of Seeing His Girlfriend. Ends Badly

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the most hilarious relationship news ever, a man has faked his own kidnapping to get out of seeing his girlfriend. And then he got arrested for it....

Five Teens Killed In 'Horrific' Car Pile-Up Tragedy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Five teenagers have died in a horrific collision which may have involved up to three cars, in foggy conditions on Saturday night. Megan Storey, 16,...

Fried Clitoris at the FGM Café

Felicity Gerry | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK
Felicity Gerry

The campaigners have led the way where Governments have feared to tread. Efua's legacy ought to be a world without FGM and I am proud that women barristers are helping her to achieve this. What can you do? Talk about vaginas. I did - on a global scale.

Why We Need the European Arrest Warrant

Tony Baldry | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Tony Baldry

My Right Honourable Friend the home secretary has quite rightly warned that abandoning the Arrest Warrant would undermine the fight against crime and risk turning Britain into a haven for fugitives. I hope the whole House on Monday will vote on the pragmatic grounds of public safety rather than playing politics.

Call For Probe Into 'Cannibal' Killer's Release

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

An inquiry should be launched into reports that a man said to have murdered a 22-year-old woman in an act of cannibalism was not monitored upon his re...

Four Men Arrested Over Alleged Islamist Terror Plot 'To Kill The Queen'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

Four men have been arrested in connection with an alleged Islamist terror plot to kill the Queen. Reported by The Sun, the 88-year-old was to be assas...

Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of Victim

Press Association | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

The family of a man who reportedly murdered a 22-year-old woman in an act of cannibalism say they are in "complete shock". Cerys Marie Yemm died fr...

First Pictures Of Welsh Cannibal Victim Cerys Marie Yemm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of Victim This is the first picture of the woman found murdered in south Wales by a man who was al...

'Cannibal Ate Woman's Face' In Wales Hostel

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of VictimFirst Pictures Of Welsh Cannibal Victim Cerys Marie Yemm A woman has been found murdere...

Man Dies After Falling From Escalator In Debenhams

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK

The flagship Debenhams store on Oxford Street was the scene of a horrific incident on Wednesday night after a man fell to his death from an escalator ...

Celebrate Halloween With 19 Utterly Terrifying Pictures Of George Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Politics

With Halloween upon us, George Osborne will be glowering in the Treasury over the horrific state of the public finances as he works on his Autumn Stat...

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 ...