UK Police

Ukip MEP Has Brick Smashed Through His Window

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Police are investigating an attack on the east London home of a Ukip MEP, which the party called the latest in a series of attempts to intimidate the ...

Michael Snelling Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder Of Claudia Lawrence

PA | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

Two houses 100 miles apart are being searched by police after a man was arrested on suspicion of murdering missing university chef Claudia Lawrence. A...

'A Chilling Effect On Freedom Of Expression': Top Tory Condemns Police Response To Ukip Twitter Jibe

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

Police officials and politicians have reacted furiously after a Green party member who tweeted a "fact-check" of 10 Ukip election promises received a ...

Man Arrested Over Claudia Lawrence Murder Just Weeks After Crimewatch Appeal

PA | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the disappearance of university chef Claudia Lawrence, weeks after police announced th...

Tweeting About Ukip? Expect A Visit From The Cops

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

A blogger who tweeted a "fact-check" of 10 Ukip election promises might have thought his somewhat innocuous tweet might earn him a few retweets at bes...

Man And Woman Found Stabbed To Death In House, With Children Asleep

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

A woman and her ex-partner have been found stabbed to death, while their three children slept upstairs, police have said. A 19-year-old man has bee...

Freddie Starr, Victim of a Great British Injustice

Justin Huggler | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Justin Huggler

first denied the accusations against him a year and a half ago, mouthing at the empty air, it was hard to escape the feeling that what we were witnessing was a grotesque failure of British justice.

Photo Captures Police In Stab Vests Holding Skull Cracker In Vice- Like Grip At Court Appearance

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Gripped tightly on the arms by police, the Skull Cracker has appeared in court accused of carrying out an armed robbery during his five days on the ru...

Freddie Starr Case Proves 'Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied' - The Law Must Change

Philip S Smith | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Philip S Smith

Their life is in limbo, they cannot make professional or personal plans with confidence since they are unaware as to how the investigation will proceed and with what end result. Their careers will invariably be rudely interrupted. The potential domestic impact is obvious.

Chilling Images: The Moment Robber Threatens Betting Shop Worker With Hammer

PA | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

Police have released chilling images of an armed robber threatening a betting shop employee with a hammer before fleeing with cash. The man raided ...

Gangster Arrested After Six-Hour Stand-Off On Big Wheel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

The man once dubbed the UK's "most violent gangster" has been arrested after a six-hour stint on top of Manchester's Big Wheel, in protest at police a...

Manchester Gangster Scales Big Wheel To Avoid Arrest

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

Gangster Domenyk Noonan has scaled 100ft of Manchester's Big Wheel, beginning a protest on the roof of one of the carriages, in what he says is a prot...

Youth and the Police: Forever Broken?

Tala Sweiss | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tala Sweiss

Why is it that black youth still feel they are discriminated against in the 21st century? And why is it that young people in general tend to have some form of pessimism towards the police?

'Credible' Rape Cases Not Making It To Court, Top Prosecutor Warns

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

Credible rape cases are failing to make it to court because of inconsistency and misinterpretation by police, the head of prosecutions for England and...

Rapes And Assaults Going Unrecorded After Being Written Off By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Tens of thousands of offences - equivalent to a fifth of all crimes - could be going unrecorded after being written off by police, a damning report ha...

'Many Stop And Searches Only Happen Because The Person Is Black'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

The Home Secretary has said that "a large number" of stop and searches by police only happen because the person being stopped is black. In the most...

British Parents Air Fears Over Paedo Teacher William Vahey

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Furious parents of schoolchildren taught by convicted paedophile William Vahey are to be given the chance to demand answers from the police, despite t...

British Jihadis - Turning Mothers Into Informants Is No Solution

Myriam Francois-Cerrah | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK
Myriam Francois-Cerrah

In the government's latest Orwellian measure, mothers and wives of "would-be jihadists" are ‎being urged to report on their loved ones, avowedly to "prevent tragedies". It won't escape notice ‎however, that despite protestations to the contrary, a message emanating from the police carries ‎criminalising potential. ‎

Officer 'Tasered Drunken Naked Man' After Underpants Incident

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A police officer unlawfully Tasered a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search, a court heard. Pc Lee Birch, 31, disch...

Toddler Leads Cops To Parents' Cannabis Farm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

Police were alerted to a cannabis farm after an oblivious toddler accidentally dialled 999 from his parents’ phone. The youngster unwittingly mad...

Not Your Average Phone Perve: 'Naughty' Dog Dials 999 & Pants Down The Phone (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

Police who responded to a 999 call from a heavy breather were surprised to find the culprit was actually a dog. Officers raced to the address of M...

The Dutch Kid Who Tweeted American Airlines Was Just That - A Kid

Clare Finney | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Tech
Clare Finney

The girl tweeted. She typed 140 characters - and while it's true battles have been lost and careers destroyed in so many characters, the day we lose sight what a tweet actually consists of is a sad and scary one indeed.

Parallels From A Victorious Weekend, Thoughts on Hillsborough From 9 Year Old Me; To A Policeman's Lie..(A Poem For Hillsborough)

Karl Davis | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport
Karl Davis

My heart is still beating hard following Liverpool's dramatic win on Sunday over Manchester City. Many have pointed to the strange parallels between y...

Ready to Lose Your Licence and Your Freedom? Why You Might Be a Drunk Driver and Not Know It

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK
Debbie Bannigan

If you drink alcohol, and sometimes have several drinks late into the evening, then drive your car in the morning, you are risking a drink-drive limit shock. Alcohol impairs driving, so the consequences for you, your loved ones, or complete strangers could be serious, or even fatal. It may not be just your licence that you lose.

Paedophile's Abuse Photos Given Back To Him After Police Refuse To Delete Them

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

A self-confessed paedophile could get his hands on intimate photos of a young girl he abused because police officers have refused to delete them from ...