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Only One in Eight Children Who Are Sexually Abused Are Identified By Professionals

Anne Longfield | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK
Anne Longfield

Many don't even realise they have been sexually abused until they become adults and reflect on what has happened to them. In fact, our report shows that historically, the overwhelming number of sex abuse survivors only realise they have suffered abuse after they turn 18.

Watch The Terrifying Moment A Man Chases Female Student Through Birmingham Train Station To Rob Her

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Police have released CCTV footage of the terrifying moment a female student was chased though a deserted train station in Birmingham by a man who trie...

'Hoax' Suicide Vest Hung In City Centre Just A Week After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK

Police are warning of the dangers of terror-related pranks after a replica suicide vest was found just days after the Paris attacks. The item was h...

Uruguay: Gay Marriage, Legal Dope and Gender Based Violence

Sophie Bauer | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Bauer

GBV is the ugliest, most demeaning manifestation of gender inequality. Uruguay is a country that proves case in point that responding effectively to an issue as complex and deeply rooted as this requires so much more than services. It is also a question of changing cultures and mindsets.

Tube Horror As Man 'Deliberately' Pushes Commuter Under Train

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

Police are searching for a man who reportedly pushed a fellow Tube passenger off the platform and under an oncoming train. Witnesses said the victi...

Fighting, Sexting and Anti-social Behaviour - Should the Police Respond Differently to Children?

Tim Loughton | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Politics
Tim Loughton

It's time to rethink how the police respond and relate to children. What our work at the APPGC shows is that by treating under-18s as children, being mindful of their needs and vulnerabilities, we can prevent children from being needlessly drawn into the criminal justice system and allow them to grow up with a more positive attitude to the police.

Police Chiefs Are Questioning Osborne's Pledge To Protect Their Budget

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics

Police chiefs have questioned George Osborne's much-trumpeted U-turn on spending cuts to police funding, saying his promise of immunity was "misrepres...

Three Men Arrested As Armed Police Cordon Of Blackfriars Road, London

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.11.2015 | UK

Three men have been arrested after Blackfriars Road in London was cordoned off due to a security alert. A201 Blackfriars Road / St Georges Circus: ...

Enfield Locals React To Caffe Nero Bomb Threat With 'Laughter And Jokes'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

A Caffè Nero was evacuated this morning after a suspicious package was found there, the second bomb scare in London in 24 hours. A suspicious pac...

Met Police Finally Apologise For 'Abusive And Deceitful' Undercover Relationships

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

Undercover police officers were "abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong" when they had long-term relationships with women they were spying on, the...

Police Fining People to Generate Revenue Would Be a Terrible Mistake

Bob Morgan | Posted 19.11.2016 | UK
Bob Morgan

Befordshire Police Crime Commissioner Olly Martins has announced that they are considering enforcing a zero tolerance approach to speeding on the M1 in order to generate revenue for the Force. He is quoted in the Telegraph as saying. "If motorists do not like it then they can always stick to the speed limit.

Dulwich Stabbing: Two Teenagers Stabbed At Kingsdale School In South London

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

Two teenagers have been stabbed in a school Dulwich, South London. The pair, both 15-years-old boys, were taken to hospital after suffering knife-...

Police Chief Warns Extremists Will Flourish If Budgets Cut

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Politics

A police commissioner who says his force area has one of the "highest concentrations" of "dangerous and active" Islamic extremists has called on David...

Case Of Missing Teen Is Now A Murder Investigation, Police Say

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood, who has not been seen since Friday evening, are now treating her disappear...

Mum Rushed To Hospital Returns Home To Find Police Had Done Something Wonderful

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Parents

A mum returned from an emergency trip to hospital to find her five kids fed and the dishes done by kind-hearted police officers who went above and bey...

Bataclan Theatre Hangs Poignant Message Of Hope Above Tributes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

A poignant message of hope is being displayed outside the Bataclan theatre, where 89 people were gunned down in a massacre on Friday. The message, ...

16-Year-Old Shot Boy Dead In Liverpool

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been shot dead on a Liverpool towpath, police have said. Merseyside Police were called to reports of a shooting on a towpath ...

The Reason This Couple Called 999 Will Break Your Heart - But Police Response Will Warm It

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

An elderly couple who resorted to calling 999 because they were lonely were met by two police officers who responded in the most heart-warming way. ...

This Video Captures Police Officer Displaying A Wonderful Random Act Of Kindness

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

A police officer has been rewarded with internet fame after his touching random act of kindness was caught on video. Kenya Joyner, of the Delaware...

Pupils Hospitalised After 27 Students And A Teacher Collapse At Yorkshire School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A number of pupils have been taken to hospital after a teacher and 27 students collapsed at a school in North Yorkshire, emergency services have said....

Police Seize Haul Of Alcohol From Partying Youths, Story Delights Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A local newspaper story about police seizing a haul of alcohol from young ruffians following a 100-strong house party in Cheshire is delighting the in...

Police Funding 'Omnishambles' Criticised By MPs

PA | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Politics

The Police Minister was accused of presiding over an "omnishambles" after apologising for errors made in the Government's controversial reform of the...

Million Mask March Protesters Have Angered All Of Britain's Animal Lovers

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

The "despicable" attacks on police horses have caused people to turn on those protesting in the Million Mask March, if reaction on Twitter is anything...

Student Punched And Called 'Slag' For Trying To Protect Police Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

A woman was punched and called a "slag" for trying to defend a police horse during the Million Mask March last night which was marred by arrests and v...

Striking Pictures From Student Protest Show Moment Policeman Hit By Smoke Grenade

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Striking pictures from the student demonstration which marched through central London on Wednesday show the moment a policeman was hit by a smoke gren...