UK Police

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 29.07.2015 | 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 23.07.2015 | UK
Richard Cantle

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

Row Brews As Police Wipe Cocaine Student's Criminal Record To 'Save His Career'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Scottish police were accused of having "social prejudices" after wiping the criminal record of a student found in possession of cocaine in order to "s...

Good News If You Live In County Durham And Grow 'A Small Amount' Of Cannabis

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

A police force will not prioritise people who grow small amounts of cannabis for themselves, in a move drugs reform campaigners hope will trigger "a m...

The Top Weirdest 'Emergency' Calls Received by the Police

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

West Midlands Police have released audio of their weirdest 'emergency' phone calls from the public. They vary from animal-related queries to exampl...

Bedfordshire Police Secure First FGM Protection Order

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Bedfordshire Police has secured the first ever female genital mutilation protection order today - under a brand new law - to stop two young girls bein...

Widow Of Pensioner Killed In 'Road Rage' Attack Breaks Down At Murder Scene

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

The widow and family of a pensioner stabbed to death in a suspected road rage incident broke down when they visited the scene of his murder today. ...

Police Manhunt As Motorist Stabs Another Driver To Death After Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Police have launched a manhunt after a driver got out of his car and stabbed another driver to death after a crash in Findon, Sussex. Sussex Police...

Boris Johnson Spent £218,000 On Water Cannon, And Theresa May Just Said They Are Illegal

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Politics

Theresa May today poured cold water on the use of water cannon in mainland Britain, despite London Mayor Boris Johnson having bought three of the mach...

Theresa May's Haphazard Cuts Risk a Policing Disaster

Jack Dromey | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Politics
Jack Dromey

Even Theresa May must see that there is a high risk, if not a certainty, that her haphazard cuts and unfairness of distribution will remove many such constables even as the nature of crime is changing and the threat of the most serious crimes is increasing. There will be many more victims - and it is them we will be thinking of when we hear Thursday's announcements.

Student Handcuffed For Giving Homeless Man £1 Coin Wins Payout After Police Thought It Was Drugs Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A young man who was handcuffed for giving a homeless man £1 because police thought it was a drugs deal has won a £5,000 compensation payout. Geor...

Police Investigate Video Of Horrific Bottling At T In The Park

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

Police are investigating a video which appears to show a horrific bottling at the T in the Park music festival. The shocking footage shows a group ...

Missing Couple Found In Car Wreck Three Days After Crash Was Reported

PA | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Police in Scotland face a backlash today after it was revealed a dead man and a seriously injured woman were not found until three days after officers...

Complaints Investigation After Police Took Six Days To Conclude Notorious Gangster Was Actually Shot

PA | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

A police force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for taking six days to work out notorious British criminal John "Go...

Why A Surge In Convictions For Violence Against Women Is Actually Good News

PA | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

A record number of people in England and Wales are being convicted of violent crimes against women, as prosecutors warn social media has become "one o...


Tracey Agyeman | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tracey Agyeman

As the truth stands, we must all take responsibility and speak out against injustices in whatever form they may take because we are, to a great extent, accountable for the world's emancipation, empowerment and evolvement.

Why Throwing Biscuits At Someone Is Now ABH

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

Throwing biscuits at someone counts as Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) under new police rules which are being blamed for a spike in crime. Norfolk has ha...

Disgruntled Man Poos In Police Car After Arrest

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Comedy

An angry tourist was arrested at a Welsh caravan park after having an argument with his wife - and decided to vent his frustration by pooing all over ...

Incredible Footage Of Armoured Van Attacking Police Station In Dallas With Guns And Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK

A police headquarters in Dallas has come under attack. A man fled the scene in an "armoured van" reportedly after firing shots at the building and ...

Thousands Want To Say 'Thankyou' To This Good Samaritan Policeman

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK

A policeman who came to the aid of an elderly man struggling with his shopping after he got on the wrong bus has been hailed a hero. A passer-by to...