UK Police

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...

Body Found In University Lake

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Woman's body was found floating face down by a fisherman A body has been discovered in a lake at a university. Police were called to the...

Police Probe Twitter Bomb Threats

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Police are investigating bomb threats made on Twitter against female journalists. Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, Independent columnist Grace De...

Life Term Rapist Escapes From Prison

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A rapist serving a life sentence has escaped from prison. Police are appealing for the public's help to trace Adam Mark, 37, who is serving a life ...

Mother And Stepfather Convicted Of Murdering Four-Year-old Boy

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A callous mother and stepfather who battered to death a four-year-old boy after subjecting him to six months of systematic starvation and "incomprehen...

Fracking 'Won't Ruin Countryside'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

The boss of energy company Cuadrilla has said it has "no intention of ruining the countryside and won't ruin the countryside" as anti-fracking protest...

Stabbed Girls May Have Been Defending Slain Father

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old girl fighting for her life in hospital may have been hurt defending her father during a fatal knife attack. The incident happened in ...

Stab Attack Leaves Father Dead And Daughter Critically Injured

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old-girl is fighting for her life after an attack in which a man believed to be her father also died. The man who is understood to have l...

Train Crash Victims Identified By Spanish Police

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Police have confirmed the identities of all 78 people killed in Spain's worst train disaster for decades, according to reports. Forensic science un...

Train Crash Driver Formally Charged

PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

A train driver suspected of causing Spain's worst train disaster for decades has has been formally accused of reckless homicide, the country's Interio...

Wanted Man Hands Himself In

PA | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

A wanted man suspected of murdering his ex-girlfriend has handed himself in to armed officers after nearly a month on the run. Police hunting Micha...

'I've F***** Up, I Want To Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

"I've derailed. What do I do? What am I supposed to do? I f***** up, I want to die." Those were the last words recorded on the black box in the dr...

Spanish Train Crash Driver Probed By Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

The driver of the train that crashed in north-west Spain killing 80 passengers in the country's worst rail disaster for 70 years is under police guard...

Spanish Train Driver 'Had Joked About Speeding'

Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

One of the drivers of a Spanish train which derailed killing at least 80 people allegedly joked on Facebook on a previous occasion about speeding past...

River Rescue Girl, 15, 'Died A Hero'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A teenager who lost her life trying in vain to save another girl from a fast-flowing river "died a hero", a friend has said. Tonibeth Purvis, 15, j...

Teens Who Drowned Swimming Are Named

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

Police have named two teenagers who died after getting into difficulties while playing in the River Wear in hot weather. They were Tonibeth Purvis,...

Dolphin 'Murder' Investigated By Police

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK

Specialist wildlife crime officers are investigating the death of a bottlenose dolphin which is believed to have been killed by a boat. The calf wa...

'Mosque Bomb' Terror Suspect Charged With Murder Of Mohammed Saleem

PA | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A 25-year-old Ukrainian man has been charged with murdering an 75-year-old grandfather as he walked home from a mosque, police have said. West Midl...