UK Police

Community Event's Savile-Themed Schoolgirl Float Attacked

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The organisers of an annual community event have been criticised for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fa...

Hannah Smith Death: Father Calls For Website Owners 'Manslaughter' Charge

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The father of a "cyberbullying" victim has described the moment he found out his daughter had killed herself, and has called for more regulation of so...

'Traumatised' Family Agree To Destroy Rottweiler That Attacked Toddler

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

The traumatised family of a toddler who was severely injured in a Rottweiler attack have agreed to have their pet destroyed. The two-year-old, from...

Do You Recognise This Dress?

PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Detectives investigating the discovery of a woman's body in a university lake have released a photograph of a dress she was wearing. Officers have ...

Police Appeal For Information Over Dead Woman Found In Lake

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Police are appealing for information after the body of a woman found floating face down in a university lake has yet to be identified. The woman's ...

Protest as Student 'Chalker' Pleads Not Guilty

James Burley | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Burley

A student supporting outsourced cleaners at the University of London yesterday pleaded not guilty to one count of criminal damage and two of assaulting a police officer, as protesters gathered outside the court to demonstrate.

Elderly Couple Killed In Road Collision

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

An elderly couple have died after they were hit by a car while crossing a road. The 87-year-old man died at the scene of the collision in Greenock ...

Fracking Opponents 'Dancing In Street'

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Anti-fracking protests at an exploratory drilling site in the English countryside has taken on a festival atmosphere as the demonstration enters its 1...

Escaped Paedophile And Rapist Caputred By Police

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A convicted paedophile and rapist, described by police as "exceptionally dangerous", who went on the run after absconding from an open prison for a se...

'I Spent 11 Years In Hell, Your Hell Is Just Beginning'

Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

Ariel Castro was handed a sentence Thursday that will imprison him for the rest of his life as punishment for the abduction and nearly decade-long tor...

Body Found In University Lake Fully Clothed

Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The body of a woman recovered from a university lake was fully clothed and the find is not being linked to any current missing persons investigations,...

IPCC Probes Police links To Dead Model Linah Keza

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A 29-year-old model stabbed to death in an apparent domestic incident had contact with police before she died, it has been revealed. Linah Keza was...

Eddie Kidd's Estranged Wife Jailed For Attack

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months after she admitted assaulting him. Samantha...

Police Manhunt For Fugitive Rapist Adam Mark

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Officers are appealing for the public's help to trace Adam Mark, 37, who is serving a life sentence for abducting and raping a woman, as well as attem...

Bodies Found In Luxury Hotel Room After 'Chemical Incident'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

A man and woman have been found dead following a suspected chemical incident at a luxury city hotel. Their bodies were discovered in a room at the ...

Fisherman Finds Woman's Body Floating Face Down Found In University Lake

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A body found in a lake at a university was that of a woman, police have said. Officers were called to the lake at the University of East Anglia (UE...

Body Found In University Lake

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Woman's body was found floating face down by a fisherman A body has been discovered in a lake at a university. Police were called to the...

Police Probe Twitter Bomb Threats

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Police are investigating bomb threats made on Twitter against female journalists. Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, Independent columnist Grace De...

Life Term Rapist Escapes From Prison

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A rapist serving a life sentence has escaped from prison. Police are appealing for the public's help to trace Adam Mark, 37, who is serving a life ...

Mother And Stepfather Convicted Of Murdering Four-Year-old Boy

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A callous mother and stepfather who battered to death a four-year-old boy after subjecting him to six months of systematic starvation and "incomprehen...

Fracking 'Won't Ruin Countryside'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

The boss of energy company Cuadrilla has said it has "no intention of ruining the countryside and won't ruin the countryside" as anti-fracking protest...

Stabbed Girls May Have Been Defending Slain Father

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old girl fighting for her life in hospital may have been hurt defending her father during a fatal knife attack. The incident happened in ...

Stab Attack Leaves Father Dead And Daughter Critically Injured

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old-girl is fighting for her life after an attack in which a man believed to be her father also died. The man who is understood to have l...

Train Crash Victims Identified By Spanish Police

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Police have confirmed the identities of all 78 people killed in Spain's worst train disaster for decades, according to reports. Forensic science un...

Train Crash Driver Formally Charged

PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

A train driver suspected of causing Spain's worst train disaster for decades has has been formally accused of reckless homicide, the country's Interio...