UK Police

Beverley Concannon Charged Over Jade Lomas-Anderson Dog Death

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

The owner of four dogs that mauled a teenage girl to death has been charged with animal cruelty offences. Jade Lomas-Anderson, 14, died after she w...

Two Men Charged With Terrorism Offences

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK

Two men have been charged with terrorism and firearms offences after being stopped in Dover, Scotland Yard said on Sunday. Mohommod Hassin Nawaz, 2...

Abused Boy Daniel Pelka Was 'Invisible' To Schools, Medical Staff

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

Four-year-old Daniel Pelka's doctors, school staff and social workers missed countless opportunities to save him from the intolerable abuse at the han...

Police 'Sorry For Suffering' Of Innocent Christopher Jefferies

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

Christopher Jefferies, the landlord wrongly arrested and vilified in connection with the killing of Joanna Yeates has received a highly unusual letter...

Locked Up for Being Mentally Ill

Lesa Walton | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Lesa Walton

I've just watched the Panorama programme, 'locked up for being ill'. It exposed the problem of mentally ill people being picked up by police and locked in cells as the only solution to their mental health crisis available!

Kate McCann To Attend Libel Case In Portugal

PA | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

The mother of missing Madeleine McCann faces further agony today as she attends a Portuguese court for the start of the family's libel action against ...

Tasers Should Be Properly Regulated, Not Rolled Out

Kate Allen | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK
Kate Allen

This morning the Office of National Statistics revealed the long-delayed force-by-force breakdown of taser usage for 2010 and 2011. The figures make grim reading.

'It's Like A Very Sexist Meat Market'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

A police fitness test has been slammed for being conducted in conditions "like a sexist meat market." Drastic measures need to taken in order to i...

Man Who Spent Cancer Charity Money Raised For Children To Be Sentenced

PA | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK

A man will be sentenced for stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from children's cancer charities, including one he set up to help his own son. ...

Bristol Football Derby Marred By Violence

PA | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Sport

The Bristol football derby was marred by violence and a pitch invasion. Mounted police were needed to clear Bristol City fans from the Ashton Gate ...

Northern Ireland Mortar 'Had Helicopter Target'

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A bid by dissident republicans to attack a police helicopter near the Irish border may have been foiled, it emerged tonight. A mortar device pointi...

Thief Tells Victims Who Fought Back To 'Get Some Manners'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A brazen thief had the audacity to tell his would-be victims they ought to "get some manners" after they bravely fought him off. Police are appeali...

Boy, 4, Dies After Holiday Swimming Pool Ordeal

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A four year old boy has died after nearly drowning in a swimming pool while on a family holiday. The child suffered a cardiac arrest after the inci...

Huge Spike In Legal High Deaths

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

The number of deaths involving so-called legal highs soared by 80% last year, official statistics have shown. Deaths linked to new psychoactive sub...

Spanish Mayor's Crude Gibraltar Pic Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

A Spanish mayor has been called a "fool" after posting a mocked-up picture of a Spanish invasion of Gibraltar on Facebook. Fransisco Perez Triguero...

Mosques Sent Porno DVDs With Offensive Images Of Prophet

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

An abusive DVD featuring images of porn, worms, rats, skulls and the face of the Prophet Mohammed has been sent to several London mosques, and is now ...

For Any Football Fans Heading to Brazil Next Year

Bytestories | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Sport

My wife is from Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) which has around 11 million passionate football fans who are mad about either Grêmio or Internacional. In case you do not know, Grêmio is where Ronaldinho got his initial break. While I was living there in the state's capital (Porto Alegre), I got a ticket to the "Grenal" which is the name given to the fiercely contested derby match...

'Caught In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time',

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Police believe a young woman killed while celebrating her birthday was an innocent victim, "caught in the wrong place at the wrong time." Sabrina M...

Police Watchdog To Probe Two Crime Commissioners

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

The police watchdog will probe two recently elected Police and Crime Commissioners, after they allegedly lied about where they live, it has been repor...

What Are These Spanish Divers Doing?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

Spanish divers filmed themselves wafting Spanish flags underwater as they inspect and measure concrete blocks dropped by Gibraltar authorities to form...

Mother And Care-Order Son Missing

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Police are hunting for a woman and her young son who went missing after social services attempted to take the toddler into care. Michelle Kelly and...

'Drug Mule' Brits Remanded In Custody In Peru

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth £1.5 million out of Peru have been refused bail and could spend up to three years ...

EDL Leaders Charged Over Lee Rigby March Case

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two leaders of far-right group the English Defence League have been charged with obstructing police after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching t...

Savile Police: Jim Davidson To Face No Further Action

Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson is "pleased" to have been told that he will face no further action in the UK after he was arrested on suspicion of historic sexu...

Police Aim To Clean Up Vacuum Case

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

A man who walked into a train station carrying two vacuum cleaners and then threw them on to the track is being sought by police. The incident took...