UK Police

Downing Street Police Officers Will Not Face Charges Over 'Extreme Porn'

PA | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

Three Downing Street police officers arrested on suspicion of accessing extreme hardcore pornography on their mobile phones will not face criminal cha...

No 10 Police Arrested Over 'Extreme Porn'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

Three police officers from the unit in charge of protecting Downing Street have been arrested on suspicion of accessing hardcore pornography on their ...

Salford Police to Online Harasment Victims: 'Close Your Facebook Account'

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Josiah Mortimer

A Greater Manchester Police force came under fire yesterday for appearing to downplay the seriousness of online harassment. In a Facebook status, GMP Salford East posted: "If you are being 'Harassed' on facebook please follow these instructions: 1. Close your facebook account".

Body Found In Leicester Square Believed To Be Missing Teen's

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police searching for an Irish teenager who disappeared during a night out in London's West End have found a body. Patrick Halpin, 18, was last seen...

Plebgate Cop Jailed For 12 Months For Mitchell Stitch-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

Pc Keith Wallis, who lied about witnessing the Plebgate row, was jailed for 12 months at the Old Bailey today for misconduct in a public office. He...

'There Are No Winners'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

Coronation Street star Bill Roache has been found not guilty of all charges at Preston Crown Court. Roache, 81, who plays Ken Barlow in the ITV soa...

Will the Met Police's New Approach to Conducting Stop and Search Help Rebuild Public Trust? Young People Are Yet to Be Convinced

Mike Bonnet | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Mike Bonnet

Will the Met Police's new approach to conducting stop and search help rebuild public trust Young people are yet to be convinced. The government's policy on stop and search is once again under the spotlight. In the aftermath of inquest into Mark Duggan's shooting, the police, Home Office and home secretary have all spoken about the need for a fairer and less divisive stop and search policy.

This Chap Has Travelled A Long Way To Heathrow, Inside A Sock

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Thirteen "incredibly rare" iguanas that had been stuffed into socks by smugglers have been seized by a customs team at Heathrow Airport. The endang...

We Have to Stop Pretending That Alcohol Abuse Is Funny

Alastair Roderick | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alastair Roderick

I rarely drink alcohol. I have a physical condition that means that I can live with either alcohol or gravity but not both, and so went dry not just for a month but for ten straight years. Not just any ten years either, the good ones where you are old enough to have proper fun and young enough to outrun the Fuzz.

The Police Service That's Edging Towards the Edge of the Cliff

Tom Scholes-Fogg | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Scholes-Fogg

The growing number of police officers and staff, who cite devastatingly low morale within the police service as a reason why many of them are contemplating a change of job, must act as a wakeup call to the Home Secretary, PCCs and Chief Constables across the country.

Thomas Gacek's Mother Charged With His Murder

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

Katarzyna Gacek, 24, from Oldham, has been charged with the murder of seven-week-old baby Thomas Gacek, Greater Manchester Police said tonight. Da...

Maddie Cops Urge Search Of Resort Employees

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

British police searching for missing Madeleine McCann want their Portuguese counterparts to search the homes and examine the bank accounts of three fo...

14 Students Arrested Following 'Violent' Birmingham Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Fourteen students were arrested during a protest at Birmingham University which saw smoke bombs and fireworks thrown and members of staff injured. ...

Missing Student Tweeted About Being 'Stalked By Creepy Man'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student has been missing for five days tweeted about being stalked by a "creepy man", who followed her and a friend to a pub shortly before the 20-y...

Benefits Street Stars Charged With Drug Offences

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police have charged a number of people living in TV's "Benefits Street" with drug offences. The charges follow a series of raids carried out last y...

Teenage Girl Found Dead In Surrey

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenage girl was found dead, police said. The body was discovered at an address in Oxted, Surrey. ...

Mike Hancock MP's Son Dean Charged

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock's son has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm following an incident involving a photographer, Hampsh...

'Brutal Reality Of Racial Violence In UK'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Almost 100 people have been killed in race-related attacks in the past 15 years, a shock report has revealed. Experts said the figures, documenting...

'Burka' Acid Attack Woman Found Guilty Of Jealous Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A young woman has been found guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend while disguised in a Muslim veil. Mary Konye, 21, attacked Naomi Oni, ...

Photographer 'Assaulted' Outside Mike Hancock MP's Home

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man, believed to be the adult son of MP Mike Hancock, has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a photographer outside the politician's home. ...

Crime Figures Reach 32-Year Low

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Crime against households and adults in England and Wales fell 10% in the year to September, official figures have revealed, the lowest level since the...

This Man Is A Complete Idiot

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Have a look at this chap... (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createEleme...

'Pervy Old Man' DLT Wanted Me To Pose For Sexy Pics, Says Witness

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A journalist has told a court that veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis allegedly groped her breasts after asking her to pose for suggestive photographs for him...

Rape Is 'Not In My Nature', Says Bill Roache

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Coronation Street star William Roache told detectives it was "against my nature" to commit rape, a jury has heard. Roache, 81, said he was "a very ...

Mysterious Death At Toyota Plant

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A man has died after becoming trapped between two lorries at a Toyota plant. Derbyshire Police were called to the car maker's site in Burnaston at ...