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What Are These Spanish Divers Doing?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

Spanish divers filmed themselves wafting Spanish flags underwater as they inspect and measure concrete blocks dropped by Gibraltar authorities to form...

Mother And Care-Order Son Missing

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Police are hunting for a woman and her young son who went missing after social services attempted to take the toddler into care. Michelle Kelly and...

'Drug Mule' Brits Remanded In Custody In Peru

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth £1.5 million out of Peru have been refused bail and could spend up to three years ...

EDL Leaders Charged Over Lee Rigby March Case

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two leaders of far-right group the English Defence League have been charged with obstructing police after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching t...

Savile Police: Jim Davidson To Face No Further Action

Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson is "pleased" to have been told that he will face no further action in the UK after he was arrested on suspicion of historic sexu...

Police Aim To Clean Up Vacuum Case

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

A man who walked into a train station carrying two vacuum cleaners and then threw them on to the track is being sought by police. The incident took...

Mayor Of Haringey, Sheila Peacock, 'Sorry' For Riots Comments

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

A politician has apologised after she said 2011's riots were "the best thing that's happened" in her community for a while. Mayor of Haringey Sheil...

Swan 'Barbecued' On River Bank Near Windsor Castle

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

One of the Queen's swans was apparently "barbecued" and left on a river bank near Windsor Castle, an animal charity has said. The bird was butchere...

'Britain's FBI' Must Learn Hard Lessons From US Law Enforcement

The Conversation UK | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

The NCA will be responsible for co-ordinating the fight against organised crime, which is estimated to cost between £20 and £40 billion a year in Britain. Predictably the NCA has become the latest agency to be hailed as "Britain's answer to the FBI".

The Ask.fm Disaster

Danielle Lowe | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

I now no longer feel comfortable using ask.fm after I received threats and abuse that lead me to want to end my own life. I don't know whether they were doing it as some sick joke, they knew me personally or just hurl abuse at 'the twitter left'.

Police Identify Body In University Lake

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The mystery of a woman's body which was found in a university lake has been solved after police identified her as a Lithuanian national. Nomeda Pun...

'Prison Will Prove Difficult'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

Jeffrey Howard Davies, a family liaison police officer who preyed on two domestic violence victims to get his sexual kicks, has been jailed for three ...

Stab Murder Police Seek Brothers

PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Detectives have released images of two brothers they want to speak to in connection with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a house. O...

Nag Your MP to Save Your Freedom to Protest

Jonathan Lindsell | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan Lindsell

The Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill poses dangers to civil liberty: freedoms of protest and of association are threatened.

Woman Charged Over Bognor Butlins Face-Biting Brawl

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

A woman has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm after allegedly biting off another woman's nose at a holiday camp. The 47-year-old vi...

The Tory Government's Agenda of Privatisation Is increasingly Orwellian, Nonsensical and Spells Trouble

Richard Sudan | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Sudan

More and more government contracts and services are being awarded to private companies, profit based bottom-line organisations, while those responsible for causing economic calamity were ultimately rewarded with a tax-funded banker bailout package.

Erika Kacicova Update: Police Reveal News Details About Missing Girl Arrest

PA | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

Erika Kacicova detectives have appealed directly to the 13-year-old in a bid to make contact - and have revealed that an arrested man is known to her....

Scores Of Police Probed Over Sex Allegations

PA | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Police forces are investigating at least 169 of their own officers and support staff for alleged predatory sexual behaviour, according to reports. ...

'A Tragic Accident'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

A schoolboy who died after a collision with a tractor at a visitor attraction farm has been named. Harry Whitlam, 11, was killed following the inci...

Condemning The Victims Of Abuse

Bob Morgan | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK
Bob Morgan

The accused man was found guilty, so in terms of the law the matter is clear - the man's act was unlawful. What matters here is the implied moral judgement about the girl. He was not sent to prison and we know that these types of victims often do not get the justice they deserve.

Legal Blunders Could See 'Fugitive Mafia Boss' Walk Free

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

A fugitive Mafia boss discovered living in the UK as a suburban house husband could walk free tomorrow due to "significant deficiencies" in the warran...

Ask.FM Sees Major Sponsors Leave Over Cyberbullying

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Ask.fm, the website linked to the suicide of teenager Hannah Smith, is facing a backlash after several major companies decided to withdraw advertising...

Acid Attack On UK Women On Zanzibar

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Two young British women have been attacked with acid on the east African island of Zanzibar, reports say. The women had the corrosive substance thr...

The Great Train Robbery: What happened to the robbers?

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was dubbed the "crime of the century" but 50 years on what happened to the great train robbers? Bruce Reynolds Gang-leader and mastermind...

Legacy 'Albatross' For Robber's Son

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

For the son of the man behind the Great Train Robbery, its legacy has been an "albatross" hanging over him throughout his life. Nick Reynolds, 51, ...