UK Police

Let Us Spare a Thought for Those Grappling With Domestic Violence This International Women's Day

Katy Bourne | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Politics
Katy Bourne

It was four years ago while speaking at a public meeting on society's responsibility to tackle domestic abuse that I was approached by Irene (not her real name), a lady in her late seventies. She told me that her 40-year marriage had been abusive but her husband, whom she had loved, had now been dead 10 years. I still remember how she gripped both of my hands in hers as she whispered, "I'm now having the time of my life"...

Woman Pushing Pram Attacked In Double Stabbing

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.03.2016 | UK

A woman has been charged with grievous bodily harm after two women were stabbed within minutes of each other in two separate attacks, West Yorkshire P...

It Was Blood, Brawls And Arrests Ahead Of The North London Derby

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

Tensions between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur supporters reached breaking point at Saturday’s North London Derby. One fan was pictured with bloo...

Baby Of Woman Stabbed In Sutton Coldfield Delivered And 'Doing Well'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

Police holding a man suspected of stabbing a pregnant woman multiple times in the street have been granted an extra 12 hours to question him. A 41...

'Devious' Dating Site Rapist Sentenced For Attacks On Seven Women

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK

Serial rapist Jason Lawrance, who committed sex attacks against seven women he met though dating website Match.com, has been jailed for life with a mi...

Jeremy Corbyn's Son Reports Assault After 'Headbutt' Incident Outside Nightclub

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn's youngest son says he was headbutted as he left a nightclub. Engineering student Thomas, better known as 'Tommy', suffered a cut to...

Fireball Lights Up The Skies Of Scotland, Minor Panic Ensues

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

A suspected meteor lit up the skies of the Scottish Highlands on Monday, prompting calls to the police from worried witnesses. A loud boom that sho...

Hit And Run Attack On 11-Year-Old Boy 'Coming Out Of Mosque'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after an 11-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run-outside a mosque ...

Crews Face 'Blood-Soaked' Tube Carriages As Part Of Biggest Drill Ever Held In London

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING This is the aftermath of a tower block collapsing into a Tube station. The terrifyingly-real staged scene is part of Lon...

Police Kept Dangerous Dog In Small Cage For Two Years Without Ever Exercising It

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

Devon and Cornwall Police kept a dog in a 1m by 3m cage for two years without ever exercising it following the arrest of her owner on an unrelated mat...

5 Times British Police Deliberately Killed An Animal

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK

North Wales Police force has faced mounting criticism after officers deliberately ran over a dog running loose on the motorway on Monday. The force...

Man Detained After 'Hostage Situation' At Leicester Square Restaurant

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

A man has been detained after an apparent "hostage situation" at a London restaurant. Officers are outside Bella Italia in Leicester Square, having...

Debate Explodes Over Whether Motorway Police 'Ran Over Dog To Be Kind'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

The decision by motorway police to purposefully run over and kill a dog running wild on a busy A-road has prompted fierce debate among vets, police ex...

Sex Abuse Gang's Victims Praised For Bravery As Full Horrors Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

The horror of a gang's sexual abuse of young girls has been revealed in a trial that saw three brothers convicted of sexual exploitation. The broth...

Police Admit To Deliberately Hitting Dog On Motorway

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

Police have admitted to mowing-down and killing a dog that was running loose on a Welsh motorway. Officers from North Wales Police force said the c...

Should Police Require Training When Involved With Autistic People?

Marcus Mitchell | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Marcus Mitchell

It's been surveyed that seven out of 10 autistic adults have been in contact with the police due to outbreaks within family homes. Police officers s...

'Heartless' Man Filmed Throwing Homeless Person's Only Belongings Away

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

Footage of a 'vile' man dumping a homeless person's belongings across a busy city centre street has emerged in Manchester. Stunned witnesses filme...

Truck Driver Beaten Up By Angry Onlooker In Random Road Rage Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Shocking video footage has emerged showing a truck driver being pounded by an angry onlooker after the pair had a traffic dispute in southeast London....

Police 'Left Teen Naked In Cell' After She Threatened To Self Harm

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Police have been condemned for leaving a 16-year-old girl who threatened to self-harm naked in her cell for 10 minutes and then pushing replacement cl...

Robbers Choke Man Unconscious For His £15,000 Rolex

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK

CCTV has captured the moment that two robbers choked a man until he was unconscious to strip him of his £15,000 Rolex watch. One of the men can be...

Despite Major Scandals, Police's Ability To Tackle Child Abuse Is Still Poor

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

A third of police forces are failing to fight child sex exploitation effectively, something the NSPCC condemned as "deeply depressing" in the wake of ...

Girl Indecently Assaulted While Watching Magic Show At Hamley's

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

Police are on the hunt for a man who indecently assaulted an 11-year-old girl as she watched a magic show at world famous toy shop Hamleys. The chi...

Israeli Officer Pushes Disabled Palestinian Activist Out Of Wheelchair

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

Disturbing video footage has emerged appearing to show an Israeli police officer pushing over a wheelchair bound Palestinian man with disabilities. ...

Junior Doctor 'Walked Out Stressed Halfway Through Shift' On Day She Went Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

A junior doctor who has been missing since Friday reportedly walked out “stressed” halfway through her hospital shift. Rose Polge was last seen...

Major Search For Missing Junior Doctor In Devon

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK

A major search operation has been launched for a junior doctor who has gone missing. Dr Rose Polge, 25, who works at Torbay Hospital in Torquay, De...