UK Police

Everyone Concerned About the Future of Policing Should Fight Theresa May's Cuts

Rob Flello | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Politics
Rob Flello

Theresa May's thinly-disguised efforts to portray herself as the next prime minister must stick in the throats of Bbobbies on the Staffordshire beat.

Body Of Baby Girl Found In Hunt For Missing Newborn

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Police searching for a six-day-old child who went missing from a hospital with her mother Charlotte Bevan have found the body of a baby girl, Avon and...

Brothers Found Dead In Pub Room In Greater Manchester

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Two brothers were found dead in a room above a pub in Bolton, but police have said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the deaths. To...

Police Accused Of 'Extreme' Violence Against Warwick Students As Protest Turns Ugly

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police have been accused of using "extreme, disproportionate" violence against a group of Warwick University students after a seemingly peaceful prote...

Police To 'Twitter Shame' Drunk Drivers This Xmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech

Police in Sussex plan to Twitter-shame anyone convicted of drunk driving in December by posting all the conviction details online. Fair punishment...

Emotional Plea For Vulnerable Missing Grandmother

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

Worried loved ones of a missing and vulnerable grandmother have made an emotional plea for help to find her. Philomena Jones, 76, who is known as N...

Police Chief's Horror As Mentally Ill Teen Is Held In Cell Because No NHS Beds Were Available

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

A senior policeman has spoken out about a teenage girl with mental health issues being held in police custody, claiming there are "no beds available i...

Police Checks For Migrants To Track Their Employment

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Politics

Migrants could be forced to sign in at police stations to keep track of their movements so they can be deported if they are unemloyed after six months...

World-Renowned Doctor Catches Himself Red-Handed Fixing Camera Inside Toilet

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK

World-renowned hearing specialist Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh was sentenced to 8 years at Croydon Crown Court after police released footage of the 62-year-old tak...

It's Not About 'Bullying Husbands', It's About Domestic Violence

Rhea Gargour | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK
Rhea Gargour

On Sunday, many news outlets were reporting that psychological abuse and coercive control were going to be criminalised. Some articles used sensational headlines to grab attention, leading to comments that complained of a "nanny state", arguing that such a law was unenforceable.

Now Is the Time to #BreakTheCycleOfViolence

Aurora Percannella | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Aurora Percannella

In his Monday statement, whilst inviting the crowds not to engage in violent conduct, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay also warned everyone that 'the world will be watching us'. That is quite right, Mr. Mayor. Today, the whole world is looking at you. We are staring and wondering how faulty your criminal justice system must be to offer a similar finale in 2014.

In Pictures: 80+ Arrests, Pepper Spray and Scuffles As Occupy Clear Outs Begin in Hong Kong

Tom Grundy | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

At least 80 people were arrested, according to police, as part of one of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest camps was cleared on Tuesday. Bailiffs were on site to enforce a court order to clear obstructions from a relatively small part of the encampment on the Kowloon Peninsula. Most of the clearance was performed by an agency with bailiffs and police on hand to assist.

Policeman On Trial For Sex 'Had Child-Like Breast Fixation'

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK

A "boob-mad" policeman abused his status and position by having sex with three women at their homes while on duty, a court has heard. Pc Chris Youn...

Police Deny Any Attempt To Shut Down Britain First Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK

The far-right group Britain First have claimed that police "shut down" their first annual conference in Kent, but police have denied any interference,...

Police Put Up 'No Consent, No Sex' Posters After 30 Rape Reports In Three Months

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Greater Manchester Police are to put "no consent, no sex" posters around universities and bars after 30 rapes on students were reported in just three ...

Man Fakes His Own Kidnap To Get Out Of Seeing His Girlfriend. Ends Badly

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the most hilarious relationship news ever, a man has faked his own kidnapping to get out of seeing his girlfriend. And then he got arrested for it....

Five Teens Killed In 'Horrific' Car Pile-Up Tragedy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Five teenagers have died in a horrific collision which may have involved up to three cars, in foggy conditions on Saturday night. Megan Storey, 16,...

Fried Clitoris at the FGM Café

Felicity Gerry | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK
Felicity Gerry

The campaigners have led the way where Governments have feared to tread. Efua's legacy ought to be a world without FGM and I am proud that women barristers are helping her to achieve this. What can you do? Talk about vaginas. I did - on a global scale.

Why We Need the European Arrest Warrant

Tony Baldry | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Politics
Tony Baldry

My Right Honourable Friend the home secretary has quite rightly warned that abandoning the Arrest Warrant would undermine the fight against crime and risk turning Britain into a haven for fugitives. I hope the whole House on Monday will vote on the pragmatic grounds of public safety rather than playing politics.

Call For Probe Into 'Cannibal' Killer's Release

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

An inquiry should be launched into reports that a man said to have murdered a 22-year-old woman in an act of cannibalism was not monitored upon his re...

Four Men Arrested Over Alleged Islamist Terror Plot 'To Kill The Queen'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

Four men have been arrested in connection with an alleged Islamist terror plot to kill the Queen. Reported by The Sun, the 88-year-old was to be assas...

Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of Victim

Press Association | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

The family of a man who reportedly murdered a 22-year-old woman in an act of cannibalism say they are in "complete shock". Cerys Marie Yemm died fr...

First Pictures Of Welsh Cannibal Victim Cerys Marie Yemm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of Victim This is the first picture of the woman found murdered in south Wales by a man who was al...

'Cannibal Ate Woman's Face' In Wales Hostel

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Family Of Cannibal 'Devastated' By Death Of VictimFirst Pictures Of Welsh Cannibal Victim Cerys Marie Yemm A woman has been found murdere...

Man Dies After Falling From Escalator In Debenhams

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK

The flagship Debenhams store on Oxford Street was the scene of a horrific incident on Wednesday night after a man fell to his death from an escalator ...