UK Police

Man Who Was Attacked On His Way To Rotherham Mosque Has Died

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

An 81-year-old Muslim man who was attacked two weeks ago on his way to a pray at a Mosque in Rotherham has died. Mushin Ahmed was subjected to a se...

Parrot Detained By Police For Verbally Abusing 85-Year-Old Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

A parrot has been detained after abusing an 85-year-old woman with 'offensive slurs.' The bird, which has been named as Hariyal, was reportedly tra...

Man With Baby In A Pram Caught Causing £9,000 Damage To An Aston Martin

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A man has been caught on footage causing £9,000 worth of damage to an Aston Martin V8 Vantage, whilst pushing a baby in a pram. The unsettling inc...

Postal Van Explosion Near Northern Ireland Army Barracks

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

A device has exploded inside a postal van near the headquarters of MI5 in Northern Ireland. A fire broke out on Friday morning inside Palace Barrac...

Police Mocked A Homeless Couple With This 'Outrageous' Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Tech

West Yorkshire Police have faced heavy criticism after officers were caught tweet shaming a homeless a couple, who had not paid their car insurance. ...

Trending: Police Snooping Requests To Twitter

PA | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Snooping requests made by British authorities to Twitter have more than doubled - but the site rejects about half of them, new figures reveal. Poli...

Police Make 'Bizarre' Decision Over On The Run Murder Suspects

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

A police force has refused to name people accused of rape and murder, who have been on the run for years, because doing so would breach their privacy....

Police Capture Five-Foot Snake On The Loose In London

PA | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Gutsy London police officers have captured a five-foot snake on the loose in a public park. Metropolitan Police officers were called to King George...

Man Shot At Ferguson Rally Charged

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Prosecutors have filed 10 counts against Tyrone Harris, the 18-year-old man shot by police in Ferguson on Sunday night. The St. Louis Count...

'No Justification In The World' For These Police Stop And Search Figures

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK

Home Secretary Theresa May is being urged to "step up" and close the gap on racial bias in stop and searches in England and Wales after figures showed...

Calais: Why We Urgently Need a Franco-British Border Police Force

Jean-Paul Mulot | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Politics
Jean-Paul Mulot

A Calais summit at European level is urgent. It should provide solutions to the migrants crisis while at the same time securing the tunnel to ensure that Calais and Dover are open for business as usual... The problem of Calais is not just a Franco-British question, it is a problem for the whole of Europe and the developing world. But the French and the English are on the frontline.

The Most 'Odd' Cost-Cutting Strategy From Police Dealing With Burglaries By Far

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

Attempted break-ins at odd-numbered houses were not investigated properly by police as part of an experiment to save money, it has been revealed. L...

We Need to Ensure the State Never Allows the Powerful to Evade Justice Again

Tom Watson | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Watson

Since 2012 I have referred two allegations made against former Prime Minister Edward Heath to the police. It is for the police to investigate and we need make sure they are given the space and time to do that. But it was alarming to learn on Monday that Wiltshire police is to be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission over allegations it dropped a criminal case in the 1990s because the suspect threatened to go public with allegations about Heath. That should concern us all. It is not the first time agencies of the state have been accused of failing to investigate claims made against members of Parliament or suppressing criminal inquiries into MPs.

Former Prime Minister Was Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

Former Prime Minister Sir Edward "Ted" Heath was allegedly accused of child sex abuse in the 1990s, it has been revealed. The Independent Police Co...

Jack Sommers

Here's A Way To Get Police To Focus On More Serious Crimes Than Drug Possession

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK

Police should not count minor drugs possession when measuring their performance so they are not forced to unduly target drug users, a study has found....

Brighton Pride Route Changed As Police Investigate 'Suspect Package'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK

A 'suspect package' has been blown up by bomb disposal experts at the 2015 Brighton Pride parade after a suspicious bag was found on the city's seafro...

Pensioner Suffers Heart Attack After Motorbike Snatch And Grab

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK

Police have launched an investigation after an amateur photographer suffered a heart attack when two "yobs" tried to snatch his camera. The men, r...

Teenager Sentenced Over Anti-Semitic Tweet Sent To Lord Sugar

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

A teenager has been ordered to pay compensation to Lord Alan Sugar after sending an anti-Semitic tweet. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for le...

Man Dies After Falling Down Seven-Storey Chimney

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

A man has died after falling into a chimney of a seven-storey building in central London, police have said. The man was on the roof of a residentia...

Anti-Semitic Hate Crime Doubles In London In A Year

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

The number of anti-semitic hate crimes reported to police has soared in parts of the UK, police figures reveal. A number of the largest forces in t...

The Shocking Reality: Deadly Stealth Weapons Available In UK For Just £15

Rob McDowall | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK
Rob McDowall

In the UK, under Section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968 it is an offence to posses, purchase, sell, acquire or manufacture a Stun Gun, Taser, CS Gas or Pe...

Burgled? Don't Expect A Police Officer To Visit...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Burglary victims should not expect to be visited by police officers after the crime any more, as police are forced to focus on more serious crimes as ...

Shooting Victim 'Was Former Mayor Candidate'

PA | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

A man shot dead at a house in what police described as a "targeted attack" is reported to be convicted criminal and former mayoral candidate Paul Mass...

'Alarming' Number Of Police Officers Have Recent Convictions

PA | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Hundreds of police officers have been convicted of offences in the last three years including sex crimes, assaults and possessing indecent images of c...

70,000 Bikes Stolen in London

Richard Cantle | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK
Richard Cantle

Newly compiled data has estimated a staggering 70,000+ bikes were stolen in London in 2014.