UK Police

Adult And Child Found Dead At House

PA | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

An adult and child have been found dead at a house, police said. Officers were called to the home in Church Street in Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Tydfil, a...

Ex-Cop Norman Bettison Investigated Over Stephen Lawrence Smear Claims

PA | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

Former West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission today fears officer...

Two Women Arrested Over Plebgate Affair

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

Two women, including a serving police officer, have been arrested as part of Scotland Yard's investigation into the so-called 'plebgate' affair involv...

Retired Teacher Named As Shipley Murder Victim

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

A retired 84-year-old teacher who was found stabbed to death in her home has been described as a "lovely lady" and "everybody's grandma" as police lin...

Arrest After Pensioner Murder And Skate Park Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old Boy

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the attempted murder of a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed...

Police 'Liaising With Commons Authorities' Over Tim Yeo

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Politics

Police are "liaising closely" with the Commons authorities over lobbying allegations against Tory MP Tim Yeo. Scotland Yard said it was in touch wi...

'Savile Effect' Leads To Increase In Sex Offence Reports

PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

There has been an increase in the reporting of historic sexual offences since revelations about Jimmy Savile, according to research published today. ...

Police Name Man In Relation To Linzi Ashton Murder

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

Police have named a man they want to speak to over the "brutal" murder of a mother-of-two at her home. The body of Linzi Ashton, 25, was discovered...

Female Genital Mutilation - The Time to Act Is Now

Alan Wardle | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alan Wardle

The school summer holidays are fast approaching. Many children and young people in these last few days of the academic year will be eagerly anticipating six weeks of carefree fun with their families and friends. But for some girls this year's summer break will mean leaving the UK to have their external genitals cut away or severely injured as part of a tradition practised in at least 28 countries world-wide.

Septuagenarian Arrested In Mosque 'Bomb Plot' Probe

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life or damage property after a home-made bomb exploded ne...

10-Year-Old Bitten By Police Dog

PA | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

A 10-year-old boy has received hospital treatment after being bitten by a police dog while playing in his grandmother's back garden. West Midlands Pol...

Family Die In 'Murder-Suicide' in Spain

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

An apparent murder-suicide involving a family of three in Spain may be linked to the daughter's disability, it is understood. It is believed a note...

Banned Preacher Backs New Muslim Protection Squad

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

Extremist preacher Anjem Choudary has lent his support to a new Muslim protection group, the Islamic Emergency Defence, with an emergency phoneline to...

Theresa May Announces Two Inquiries Into Stephen Lawrence Smear Claims

PA | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics

Updated 20:15, 24 June 2013 - Neville Lawrence statement added Allegations that undercover officers tried to smear the family of murder victim Step...

Bomb Alert At Mosque

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a mosque after the discovery of a 'suspicious item'. West Midlands Police said Army experts had ordered t...

School Kids And Lollipop Lady Hit As Driver Suffers 'Coughing Fit' At Wheel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

A schoolgirl remains in intensive care after a freak car accident at a primary school apparently caused by a driver's coughing fit. Eight other peo...

'Deplorable Situation' Of People With Mental Health Disorders In Police Cells

PA | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

Too many people suffering from mental disorders are being locked up in police custody rather than being protected in hospitals, a joint inspection has...

Police Probe NHS Regulator 'Cover-Up'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

Police have been asked to launch an investigation into the allegations of a cover-up at the health regulator, it has emerged. MP Tim Farron has wri...

Protesting with the Police on Your Side

Boyan S. Benev | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Politics
Boyan S. Benev

It seems the world is out on the street, protesting for change. From Taksim Square in Istanbul, through the streets of Athens and Rio to the catastrophe in Syria one theme stands out: protesters clashing with aggressive and often brutal police and government forces.

Police Investigate Nigella Lawson Pictures

PA | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Police are looking into pictures which appear to show celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being physically restrained by her husband Charles Saatchi. Pho...

Lib Dem Peer Lord Rennard Quizzed Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

The senior Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard has been interviewed by police under caution over allegations he sexually harassed women party activists...

Bodies Found Off North Wales Coast Are Missing Climbers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Two bodies have been recovered from the sea off the north Wales coast, police confirmed. The bodies have not been formally identified but the disco...

John Bush Charged With Child Abduction

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

A 35-year-old man who went missing with a 14-year-old girl has been charged with child abduction. Lorna Vickerage disappeared from her home near Do...

Mosque Stabbing 'Not A Hate Crime'

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

An attack at a mosque in which three men and a police officer were stabbed is thought to have happened after one worshipper turned on others, MP Liam ...

Three Men And Police Officer Stabbed Inside Birmingham Mosque

The Huffington Post | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Three men and a police officer have been stabbed at a mosque in Birmingham, West Midlands Police have said. The male police constable was respondin...