UK Police

Watch Grandmother Save 15-Year-Old Grandson In Bus Stab Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK

Extraordinary footage has been released of the moment a woman tried to stab a 15-year-old boy as he boarded a bus with his grandmother. Police sai...

Police Officer Mistakes Suspect's Penis For Deadly Weapon During Incredibly Awkward Search

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Comedy

There's a lot of pressure on a police officer when arresting a suspect - are they mad? Are they the right person? And most importantly, are they conce...

Don't Routinely Arm Our Police

Bob Morgan | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK
Bob Morgan

Since the announcement the public debate has gone to the extremes of people suggesting all police should be armed - and even that the Army should be on the streets everyday and that civilians should be armed with tazers! Or - at least that was the debate on Radio 5 Live this morning.

Acid Dubbed 'Cheaper Alternative' To Guns And Knives As Attacks Soar

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

Bleach poured on a young girl, a person’s face doused with nail varnish remover and set alight and hot oil and sugar thrown over another person - th...

Teen Stabbed To Death After Leaving Friend's Birthday Party

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in an east London park after leaving a friend's birthday party. The teenager had been celebrating a girl's 1...

Man Jailed For String Of London Bus Sex Assaults

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK

An Albanian man has been jailed after admitting a series of sexual attacks against women and a 13-year-old on buses in east London. Giorge Zhukas, ...

Police Officer Keeps Job Despite 'Paedo Gay Boy' Text About Murder Victim

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

A police officer has managed to hold onto his job despite sending a homophobic text message about a murder victim. Nottinghamshire Police officer P...

Video Footage Shows Moment Architecture Student Is Stamped On During London Robbery

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Video footage has been published by the Met Police showing the moment an architecture student was stamped on and dragged along a busy street in Tower ...

Police Have A Message For Whoever Hid This In A Child's Play Park

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Police have found cannabis hidden in Pringles boxes in a child's play park, saying whoever hid them should be "ashamed" of themselves. Special cons...

There's Still A Long Way To Go Before The UK's Police Forces Are Diverse, Figures Reveal

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.01.2016 | UK

The majority of the UK’s police forces still have a disproportionate number of white officers compared with ethnic minority officers, it has been re...

Man Repeatedly Stabbed After Challenging Train Passengers

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

A man was repeatedly stabbed in a station car park after challenging a group of passengers who were throwing objects around a train carriage. Briti...

Man Dies After Being Attacked By His Own Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

A man has died after being attacked by his own dog. The 22-year-old was bitten by the animal in Preston, Lancashire Police said, the Press Associat...

Police Fear For Woman Who Vanished With Her Two Small Children

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

Police are becoming "increasingly concerned" about a 43-year-old woman who has gone missing with her two small children. Sian Blake, 43, went missi...

The Need for Abuse, Deceit and Manipulation

John Watson | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Politics
John Watson

The thirteenth stroke of the clock. "It's quiet, Carruthers, too damned quiet". Yes, we all recognise those little indications that, although everyth...

These Thieves Just Ruined A Family's Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

Shocking footage has emerged of two suspected robbers taking presents from beneath a Christmas tree in a family home. The suspects are believed to...

Pig Heads Dumped Outside Islamic School Trigger Hate Crime Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Police are treating the dumping of two pigs' heads outside an Islamic school in Lancashire as a hate crime. It is believed the heads were left at t...

MP Lashes Out At The Sun's Kelvin MacKenzie For Being 'Pleased' Police Shot Man Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

David Lammy has accused Kelvin MacKenzie of "smearing" the victim of a fatal police shooting for saying he was "quite pleased" a "gangster" was dead. ...

Extraordinary Police Video Shows What You Should Do In Paris-Style Terror Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

Police have released an extraordinary video giving guidance on what to do in the event of a Paris-style terror attack. The four minute film, entitl...

The Sun Uses Human Rights Act To Win Important Victory For Press Freedom

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

The Sun has used the Human Rights Act to win an important legal victory to protect press freedom against the police. The Metropolitan Police breac...

Pictures Of Simon Cowell Burglar Suspect Released

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they are hunting in connection with a burglary at Simon Cowell's mansion. The music mogul has told h...

Man 'Stabs Himself In The Head' At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

A man who repeatedly stabbed himself in the head outside a store at Heathrow Airport in front of shocked passengers has been taken to hospital. Pol...

Police Shoot College Student Dead On His 21st Birthday After He Goes On Axe Rampage

The Huffington Post UK | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A University of North Texas student has been shot dead by campus police on his 21st birthday after he was seen wielding an axe. Officers were ini...

'Disturbing' Report Shows Most Police Forces Are Letting Down Vulnerable Victims

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK

More than two thirds of police forces in England and Wales are letting down vulnerable victims, a "disturbing" new report has revealed. Four servic...

Police's 'Canteen Culture' Attitude To Women 'Hindering Response To Domestic Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Police leaders must do more to overcome the "canteen culture" that has bred negative attitudes to women and hindered its ability to investigate domest...

Firearms Officer Could Be Prosecuted After Fatal Police Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

A Metropolitan Police firearms officer has been suspended and could be prosecuted over the fatal shooting of a man in Wood Green. The Independent C...