UK Police

Police Officer Keeps Job Despite 'Paedo Gay Boy' Text About Murder Victim

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

A police officer has managed to hold onto his job despite sending a homophobic text message about a murder victim. Nottinghamshire Police officer P...

Video Footage Shows Moment Architecture Student Is Stamped On During London Robbery

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Video footage has been published by the Met Police showing the moment an architecture student was stamped on and dragged along a busy street in Tower ...

Police Have A Message For Whoever Hid This In A Child's Play Park

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Police have found cannabis hidden in Pringles boxes in a child's play park, saying whoever hid them should be "ashamed" of themselves. Special cons...

There's Still A Long Way To Go Before The UK's Police Forces Are Diverse, Figures Reveal

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.01.2016 | UK

The majority of the UK’s police forces still have a disproportionate number of white officers compared with ethnic minority officers, it has been re...

Man Repeatedly Stabbed After Challenging Train Passengers

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

A man was repeatedly stabbed in a station car park after challenging a group of passengers who were throwing objects around a train carriage. Briti...

Man Dies After Being Attacked By His Own Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

A man has died after being attacked by his own dog. The 22-year-old was bitten by the animal in Preston, Lancashire Police said, the Press Associat...

Police Fear For Woman Who Vanished With Her Two Small Children

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

Police are becoming "increasingly concerned" about a 43-year-old woman who has gone missing with her two small children. Sian Blake, 43, went missi...

The Need for Abuse, Deceit and Manipulation

John Watson | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Politics
John Watson

The thirteenth stroke of the clock. "It's quiet, Carruthers, too damned quiet". Yes, we all recognise those little indications that, although everyth...

These Thieves Just Ruined A Family's Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

Shocking footage has emerged of two suspected robbers taking presents from beneath a Christmas tree in a family home. The suspects are believed to...

Pig Heads Dumped Outside Islamic School Trigger Hate Crime Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Police are treating the dumping of two pigs' heads outside an Islamic school in Lancashire as a hate crime. It is believed the heads were left at t...

MP Lashes Out At The Sun's Kelvin MacKenzie For Being 'Pleased' Police Shot Man Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

David Lammy has accused Kelvin MacKenzie of "smearing" the victim of a fatal police shooting for saying he was "quite pleased" a "gangster" was dead. ...

Extraordinary Police Video Shows What You Should Do In Paris-Style Terror Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

Police have released an extraordinary video giving guidance on what to do in the event of a Paris-style terror attack. The four minute film, entitl...

The Sun Uses Human Rights Act To Win Important Victory For Press Freedom

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

The Sun has used the Human Rights Act to win an important legal victory to protect press freedom against the police. The Metropolitan Police breac...

Pictures Of Simon Cowell Burglar Suspect Released

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they are hunting in connection with a burglary at Simon Cowell's mansion. The music mogul has told h...

Man 'Stabs Himself In The Head' At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

A man who repeatedly stabbed himself in the head outside a store at Heathrow Airport in front of shocked passengers has been taken to hospital. Pol...

Police Shoot College Student Dead On His 21st Birthday After He Goes On Axe Rampage

The Huffington Post UK | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A University of North Texas student has been shot dead by campus police on his 21st birthday after he was seen wielding an axe. Officers were ini...

'Disturbing' Report Shows Most Police Forces Are Letting Down Vulnerable Victims

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK

More than two thirds of police forces in England and Wales are letting down vulnerable victims, a "disturbing" new report has revealed. Four servic...

Police's 'Canteen Culture' Attitude To Women 'Hindering Response To Domestic Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Police leaders must do more to overcome the "canteen culture" that has bred negative attitudes to women and hindered its ability to investigate domest...

Firearms Officer Could Be Prosecuted After Fatal Police Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

A Metropolitan Police firearms officer has been suspended and could be prosecuted over the fatal shooting of a man in Wood Green. The Independent C...

Man Who Shouted 'You Ain't No Muslim Bruv!' Explains Why

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.12.2015 | UK

The man who shouted at a suspected terrorist "You ain't no Muslim bruv!" during the Leytonstone attack, coining a hashtag that went viral, has told ho...

It's Not Just the Police Who Are Failing Victims of 'Honour' Based Violence

Deeyah Khan | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK
Deeyah Khan

Whether within the police or other agencies, individuals who have expertise, cultural sensitivity and commitment to protecting women at risk are the greatest resource. The most valuable and dedicated of these are women's rights activists, fighting for change within their own communities, and providing a compassionate and effective source of help for women and girls at risk of their lives.

Man Shot Dead As Police Foil 'Plot' To Spring Prisoner From Court

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti and Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

A man was shot dead in north London this morning after armed police officers foiled a plot to spring a prisoner from court. The man was killed in B...

Police Handling Of Terror Arrests 'Radicalising Young Muslims'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

The way police conduct terror arrests is contributing to the radicalisation of young Muslims, it has been claimed. Former Home Office terrorism adv...

Nine-Year-Old Asks Police For Career Advice In Adorable Letter

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Parents

A nine-year-old girl has written an adorable letter to a police force asking for "feedback and tips" on how to become an officer. Kaiya explained t...

Watch Man Ride Into Shop On Hoverboard And Steal Lucozade

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Police are hunting a man who casually rode into a shop on a hoverboard, stole a crate of Lucozade and rode out. A man has been caught on CCTV foota...