UK Police

Scores Of Police Probed Over Sex Allegations

PA | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Police forces are investigating at least 169 of their own officers and support staff for alleged predatory sexual behaviour, according to reports. ...

'A Tragic Accident'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

A schoolboy who died after a collision with a tractor at a visitor attraction farm has been named. Harry Whitlam, 11, was killed following the inci...

Condemning The Victims Of Abuse

Bob Morgan | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK
Bob Morgan

The accused man was found guilty, so in terms of the law the matter is clear - the man's act was unlawful. What matters here is the implied moral judgement about the girl. He was not sent to prison and we know that these types of victims often do not get the justice they deserve.

Legal Blunders Could See 'Fugitive Mafia Boss' Walk Free

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

A fugitive Mafia boss discovered living in the UK as a suburban house husband could walk free tomorrow due to "significant deficiencies" in the warran...

Ask.FM Sees Major Sponsors Leave Over Cyberbullying

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Ask.fm, the website linked to the suicide of teenager Hannah Smith, is facing a backlash after several major companies decided to withdraw advertising...

Acid Attack On UK Women On Zanzibar

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Two young British women have been attacked with acid on the east African island of Zanzibar, reports say. The women had the corrosive substance thr...

The Great Train Robbery: What happened to the robbers?

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was dubbed the "crime of the century" but 50 years on what happened to the great train robbers? Bruce Reynolds Gang-leader and mastermind...

Legacy 'Albatross' For Robber's Son

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

For the son of the man behind the Great Train Robbery, its legacy has been an "albatross" hanging over him throughout his life. Nick Reynolds, 51, ...

Great Train Robbery Dubbed 'Crime Of The Century'

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was once dubbed the "crime of the century", and half a century on the Great Train Robbery remains one of the most audacious crimes in British histo...

Community Event's Savile-Themed Schoolgirl Float Attacked

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The organisers of an annual community event have been criticised for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fa...

Hannah Smith Death: Father Calls For Website Owners 'Manslaughter' Charge

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The father of a "cyberbullying" victim has described the moment he found out his daughter had killed herself, and has called for more regulation of so...

'Traumatised' Family Agree To Destroy Rottweiler That Attacked Toddler

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

The traumatised family of a toddler who was severely injured in a Rottweiler attack have agreed to have their pet destroyed. The two-year-old, from...

Do You Recognise This Dress?

PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Detectives investigating the discovery of a woman's body in a university lake have released a photograph of a dress she was wearing. Officers have ...

Police Appeal For Information Over Dead Woman Found In Lake

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Police are appealing for information after the body of a woman found floating face down in a university lake has yet to be identified. The woman's ...

Protest as Student 'Chalker' Pleads Not Guilty

James Burley | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Burley

A student supporting outsourced cleaners at the University of London yesterday pleaded not guilty to one count of criminal damage and two of assaulting a police officer, as protesters gathered outside the court to demonstrate.

Elderly Couple Killed In Road Collision

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

An elderly couple have died after they were hit by a car while crossing a road. The 87-year-old man died at the scene of the collision in Greenock ...

Fracking Opponents 'Dancing In Street'

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Anti-fracking protests at an exploratory drilling site in the English countryside has taken on a festival atmosphere as the demonstration enters its 1...

Escaped Paedophile And Rapist Caputred By Police

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A convicted paedophile and rapist, described by police as "exceptionally dangerous", who went on the run after absconding from an open prison for a se...

'I Spent 11 Years In Hell, Your Hell Is Just Beginning'

Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

Ariel Castro was handed a sentence Thursday that will imprison him for the rest of his life as punishment for the abduction and nearly decade-long tor...

Body Found In University Lake Fully Clothed

Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The body of a woman recovered from a university lake was fully clothed and the find is not being linked to any current missing persons investigations,...

IPCC Probes Police links To Dead Model Linah Keza

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A 29-year-old model stabbed to death in an apparent domestic incident had contact with police before she died, it has been revealed. Linah Keza was...

Eddie Kidd's Estranged Wife Jailed For Attack

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months after she admitted assaulting him. Samantha...

Police Manhunt For Fugitive Rapist Adam Mark

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Officers are appealing for the public's help to trace Adam Mark, 37, who is serving a life sentence for abducting and raping a woman, as well as attem...

Bodies Found In Luxury Hotel Room After 'Chemical Incident'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

A man and woman have been found dead following a suspected chemical incident at a luxury city hotel. Their bodies were discovered in a room at the ...

Fisherman Finds Woman's Body Floating Face Down Found In University Lake

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A body found in a lake at a university was that of a woman, police have said. Officers were called to the lake at the University of East Anglia (UE...