UK Police

'My Conscience Is Clear' Insists DLT

PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Dave Lee Travis has insisted his "conscience is clear" and denied any wrongdoing following his re-arrest over further allegations of sexual assault. ...

Ned Simons

MP Tells Of Abusive Voter Who Called Him A 'Racist Arsehead'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Politics

A former education minister will lodge a formal complaint against the "incompetence" of Sussex police today after the force investigated him for racis...

Philpott Ashamed Of Threesome On Night Of Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire had a threesome with his wife and another man the night the blaze started, a court has he...

Dave Lee Travis Re-Arrested Over Sex Offence Allegations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

DJ Dave Lee Travis has been re-arrested over further allegations of sexual offences. The 67-year-old was originally arrested by Operation Yewtree d...

Derby House Fire Accused Denies Starting Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A man accused of killing his six children in a house fire has told a court he did not start the blaze but that he has his suspicions about who did. ...

The Rising Scourge of Anti-Muslim Hatred

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

Our project reveals some disturbing findings. The majority of Muslims being physically attacked, harassed or intimidated because of their faith are women, according to MAMA's figures - and those doing it are white men increasingly likely to be linked to far-right groups.

WATCH: Man Goes Berserk With Knife On Petrol Station Forecourt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a man who went on the rampage with a large knife on a petrol station forecourt. He attacked cars and tried to climb in them, kic...

Police Launch Murder Hunt In Search For Missing Grandmother

PA | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police searching for a grandmother they believe has been murdered have distributed posters across her hometown appealing for sightings of her. Pame...

Jimmy Savile Abuse 'Could Have Been Stopped In 1964'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police inspectors have warned there was a "distinct possibility" that officers could fail to prevent another Jimmy Savile-like scandal as it emerged t...

Now I've Had A Run, I Feel Like Some Bum'

PA | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police restricted access to intelligence that could have exposed Jimmy Savile's sex crimes because it involved celebrity, blackmail and paedophilia, a...

Driver Dies After Fall From Dartford Crossing Bridge

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

A motorist died after attempts to talk him down from a major road bridge ended in failure on Sunday. The drama happened on the Queen Elizabeth II b...

Police Seek Two Over Murder Of Songwriter

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

Police have identified two men they say should hand themselves into the nearest police station immediately as it is "vitally important" they are spoke...

Police Warning Over New Drug 'Rockstar' After Hospital Admissions

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

A mystery drug known as "Rockstar" has prompted a warning from police after ten people were admitted to hospital suffering a severe reaction to it. ...

When Good Neighbours Become Good Policy

Julian Dobson | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Politics
Julian Dobson

Secure and affordable housing is the first building block. By developing intelligently, with a view to long-term support for communities rather than short-term housebuilding targets, housing providers can lay the foundations for well-functioning neighbourhoods.

Passengers To Report Crime To Police By Text

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Rail passengers will be able to text the police when they spot a crime as they're travelling, with the launch of a new number by British Transport Pol...

Trio Deny Murdering Child Rapist

PA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Three men beat a convicted child rapist to death and then one of the alleged attackers boasted "there's one more paedo off the street", a court has he...

Wanted Killer Put Grenade In Man's Mouth

PA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Dale Cregan put a hand grenade in the mouth of a man he held captive while on the run from police, a court heard. Jermaine Ward, 24, claims one-eye...

'Fast Eddie' Jailed For Five Years For Stealing 1.2m

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

A man who spent almost 20 years as a fugitive in the US has been jailed for five years after admitting the theft of a security van containing £1.2 mi...

Jessica Elgot

Can Knitting On Trees Stop Crime?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Knitting might be proven to help prevent stress, manage depression and lower blood pressure - but few realise it can also fight crime. Neighbourhoo...

Killer Jailed For Random Murder Of Grandmother

PA | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

An "exceptionally dangerous" woman who attacked two strangers with a knife has been jailed for at least 37 years. Nicola Edgington, 32, killed gran...

(WATCH) 'We Could Have Been Looking At Mass Murder'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Police in Northern Ireland have condemned 'reckless' dissident republicans over a foiled bomb plot that could have caused mass casualties. Four pri...

LOOK: Bradford Batman Does A Del Boy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

It may not be as glamourous as stopping Bane crushing Gotham City, but since that city was saved, Batman seems to be finding his bread and butter in B...

Police Fail In Vote For Right To Strike Over Pay Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Police officers across England and Wales have failed to gain enough votes in a poll seeking the right to strike. According to the Police Federati...

America's Opinion on Drones Is Baffling

Joey Faulkner | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Joey Faulkner

The outrage at the civilian drones is to be expected. There's never going to be a new advancement in the government watching people that isn't going to be met with some resistance, I'd put a lot of money on there having been a similar backlash against helicopters or CCTV.

Retired Police Inspector Found Shot Dead At Home With His Partner

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A man found shot dead alongside his female partner was a retired police inspector of 30 years' service, a detective has said. The pair were found d...