UK Police

Serial Killer Joanna Dennehy Smirks In Dock

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Smirking serial killer Joanna Dennehy laughed and smiled as she arrived in the dock to be sentenced for her crimes. The 31-year-old, who murdered t...

The Top Five Perils of Working in the Sex Industry

Jacky Donovan | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacky Donovan

Contrary to society's beliefs, as a dominatrix I have never been in any physical or mental danger. Only at the mercy of everyday life, people's prejudices and annoying habits...

Jessica Elgot

How Much Has Assange's Embassy Exile Cost Met Police? | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Julian Assange's prolonged stay in the Ecuadorian Embassy has cost the Metropolitan Police £5.3million, in the 18 months since he entered the buildin...

Farnham Shootings Suspect 'Known To Police'

PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A pensioner who is suspected of shooting dead two women and four dogs, was known to the police. The man, who was named by a source as breeder John ...

'Take The Money Out Of The Drugs Business' Chief Constable Urges

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

A police chief in favour of decriminalising class A drugs has repeated his call for an "honest debate" to help take the money out of illegal dealing. ...

Jimmy Savile Victims 'Laughed At And Ignored', Says NSPCC Report

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Many of Jimmy Savile's victims were ignored or laughed at when they revealed at the time that he had sexually abused them, a report has found. Othe...

Kent Police 'Safe Exit' Scheme Claiming to Help Women in Prostitution Instead Caused Them Harm

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK
Ruth Jacobs

This was not a scheme concerned with helping a group of vulnerable women. It was a scheme concerned with gentrification. The award Safe Exit received from Police and Crime Commissioner, Ann Barnes, was for 'cleaning up the streets' and not for any help given to women leaving the sex trade.

Should London's Police Use Water Cannons? (GRAPHIC PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

A German pensioner, blinded by a police water cannon, is set to address a public meeting in London debating the use of the cannons in Britain, after o...

Is This The UK's First Suicide Bomber In Syria?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Looking relaxed and smiling with local children, this man could be any one of the numerous aid workers helping in war-torn Syria. But this is the m...

Piers Morgan Questioned 'Under Caution' By Hacking Squad Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Piers Morgan has been questioned under caution about phone-hacking, it has been revealed. Morgan has always consistently denied knowledge of phone ...

York University Student Found Dead In Halls

The Huffington Post UK | Edith Hancock | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A first-year student at the University of York has been found dead in his student accommodation. The 19-year old was pronounced dead at the scene b...

Two Cyclists Killed During Police Incident In Flood-Hit Village

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Two cyclists have died after they were struck by a car following a police incident in a flood-hit village. Officers were called to the A329 Purley ...

Domestic Violence Rate Up By 30% In Twelve Months, Figures Show

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Matthews | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

The number of domestic violence crimes reported in the UK has increased almost 30% in the past 12 months, official figures have revealed. There wer...

Father Who Beat Son, 11, To Death With Cricket Bat Is Shot Dead By Police

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

An 11-year-old was beaten to death with a cricket bat by his father, who was then shot dead by police as children looked on. Luke Batty died from ...

One In Five Say Police Are Not On Their Side

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

Two-fifths of the public believe corruption is now a problem within the police, according to a new survey. In addition, a third of the public said ...

He DID Call Us Plebs, Insists Ex-Downing St Officer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

A former policeman at the centre of the "plebgate" row has said officers on duty at the gates of Downing Street have been "betrayed" by their Met boss...

Man Dies After Gun Fired In Hunting Shop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

A man in his eighties has died after a gun was fired at a hunting shop. Police were called to John Powell Gun Makers in Reigate, Surrey, following ...

Visitors Fail To Pop-In To Pop-Up Police Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Matthews | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

Kent Police Federation has urged police to "find a better way to use resources" after statistics revealed Mobile Police Stations – set-up in librari...

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.