UK Police

11-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted

PA | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK

An 11-year-old boy was sexually assaulted as he walked along a country lane on Friday afternoon, police have said. Thames Valley Police said the at...

Poultry-Pilfering Burglar Jailed

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

A burglar with a penchant for pilfering poultry when pissed has been jailed for two years. Aubrey Hope, 24, decided to "make money for himself" aft...

Lucy Sherriff

Nearly 3,000 Students Attending Mass Protest Against Police | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The Huffington Post UK will be live blogging today's protest. Please send pictures in to or tweet us @HPUKStudents...

Married Policeman Christopher Semak 'Had Sex With 14-Year-Old Girl'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A married police officer had sex with a 14-year-old girl at his home after texting her saying he could be jailed if their affair was discovered, a cou...

Fears For Brit Hiker Missing In Canada

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

A man has flown over to Canada to search for his son who he believes went missing while hiking in the country, police have said. Tom Billings, 22, ...

Bolton House Fire That Killed Three Is 'Suspicious', Say Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A house fire in which three people were killed is being treated as suspicious, police said. Neighbours described hearing "an explosion" before the ...

Teen With Special Needs Tasered By Police At School

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage boy with complex learning difficulties has been Tasered by police in the grounds of a special school owned by the exclusive Priory Group. ...

Police Use Taser On 15-Year-Old Schoolboy With Learning Difficulties

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

A teenage boy with complex learning difficulties has been Tasered by police while he was at school. Devon and Cornwall Police were called to Chelfh...

Lucy Sherriff

41 Arrests Made In Two Days Over At Students' London Protests | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

More than 40 arrests have been made in the past two days at student protests in London, with a video emerging of what appears to be a police officer p...

Nigella Lawson Admits Taking Cocaine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson has told Isleworth Crown Court that she has taken cocaine twice in her life but added that the claim she was a "drug addict or habitual...

Two Charged After London Bus Attack Which Left Woman Unconscious

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Two men have been charged after a young woman was left unconscious following a violent attack on a bus, police said. The 22-year-old victim was tak...

Mark Duggan 'Clutched Mobile Phone, Not Gun'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Mark Duggan was clutching a mobile phone in his hand when he was shot dead by armed police, a witness has told an inquest into the 29-year-old's death...

Iceland's Police Kill Man For The First Time, Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Icelandic police have shot dead a man, for the first time in the country's history, after they found him firing a shotgun inside his flat. Crime an...

Remaining Glasgow Helicopter Crash Victims Named By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The remaining four fatalities of the Glasgow helicopter crash have been named by police. They were identified as Robert Jenkins, 61 and Mark O'Prey...

Survivor Stigma

Caroline Murphy | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Murphy

Experiences of sexual violence are many and varied, so rather than speaking 'for' survivors, I speak as one. I share my experience in the hope that some of the stigma will be broken down & that others might feel safe sharing their stories too.

More Needs to Be Done to Tackle Domestic Violence

Dan Jarvis | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Politics
Dan Jarvis

Last year, 1.2 million women and 800,000 men reported domestic abuse, up 10% in the past three years. In the same time frame, the number of cases the police referred to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) fell by 13%. In essence, fewer perpetrators were stopped and more victims remain at risk.

Be Proactive On Tackling Rape, Police Told

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Rape prevention work needs to be undertaken by police officers, not just community groups, one of the Met's top officers has said. Dep Asst Commiss...

Family Tells Of Concern For 'Slavery' Case Woman Who Died in 1997

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

The cousin of a woman who lived in a Maoist commune being investigated for alleged slavery have spoken about the death of Sian Davies in 1997 after sh...

Ladies And Gents, Please Ignore The Clowns

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

IT'S HAPPENING AGAIN!!! After the terrifying scary-clown phenomenon terrorised Northampton, it has now reached Norfolk. Norfolk Police received ...

Chilling Comments Of Vigilante Who Murdered Disabled Man

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

A killer who repeatedly stamped on the head of a disabled man, who he wrongly labelled a paedophile, committed an act of "murderous injustice", a judg...

British And Portuguese Police 'Should Join Together' To Find Maddy

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

British and Portuguese police should join together as one team to investigate the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the Met Police Commissioner has s...

WATCH: 'Slavery' Suspects And Victims Captured On Film

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

The first images of a couple accused of keeping three women as slaves as part of a bizarre Maoist sect have been released. The film shows suspects...

'Slave Is Codebreaker's Daughter'

Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

The daughter of a Second World War codebreaker is one of three women allegedly held as a slave by a Maoist sect, it has been claimed. Josephine Her...

'I Was Spat At In The Street'

Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Politics

Andrew Mitchell has described how the accusation that he called a police officer a "pleb" not only cost him his career but led to him being "spat at" ...

Probe After Police Dog Dies During Training Exercise

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

A police dog has died after plunging from a building roof during a training exercise. A review has been launched after Baron, a five-year-old Germa...