UK Police

Plea For Missing Teen Shelley Who Vanished Three Weeks Ago

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Parents of a 14-year-old girl missing for three weeks have begged her to come home, after it emerged she had previously been abducted for three days l...

Pedestrian Killed In Collision Near Buckingham Palace

PA | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

A pedestrian has died after being struck by two cars near Buckingham Palace on Friday. The unidentified woman was pronounced dead shortly after the...

Man In 80s Arrested In Berkshire Over Savile Abuse Claims

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

A man in his 80s is being interviewed by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. The suspect, from Berkshire, is being questioned ...

Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson Appear In Court

PA | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared in court on Thursday to face charges...

Teen Charged With Rape Of 11-Year-Old Enfield Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

An 18-year-old man was on Thursday charged with the rape of an 11-year-old girl who was on her way home from school, police said. Opemipo Jaji was ...

Man 'Finds Girlfriend And Mother At Scene Of Fatal Crash'

PA | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

A man went to the scene of a fatal road accident to find the victims were his mother and girlfriend, it has been reported. Abby Hucknall, 18, and J...

Not Emusing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

An emu has been detained by police after it was spotted casually strutting through a town during rush-hour on Wednesday. The escaped 4ft bird was ...

Alcohol Price Hike Will Tackle 'Drunken Mayhem'

PA | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

The coalition is to unveil controversial plans to tackle "drunken mayhem" on Britain's streets by introducing a higher-than-expected minimum alcohol p...

Armed Police Arrest Convicted Sex Offender After Major Manhunt

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

Armed police have arrested a convicted sex offender wanted in connection with an attack on a woman. Dorset Police said Dean Goodwin, 32, was held i...

'Overwhelming Evidence MP Abused Young Boys'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

There is "overwhelming" evidence Sir Cyril Smith sexually abused young boys and authorities missed the chance to prosecute the late Liberal Democrat M...

A Regressive Move Which Would Further Stigmatise and Endanger Sex Workers

Alex Feis-Bryce | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Feis-Bryce

If Rhoda Grant and Lord Morrow's Bills are implemented, sex workers will be subject to more harm and risk and will have less recourse to support and protection from the law than they do currently. These proposals are built on an ideological foundation rather than couched in research.

Fisherman's Car Towed After Police Suspect Maggots Attracted By Decomposing Corpse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

A Norfolk fisherman has described his fury after police broke into his parked car believing the flies buzzing around his vehicle could be evidence of ...

Hunt For Sex Offender Police Fear May Have Attacked Again

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Police have launched a nationwide hunt for a convicted sex offender over fears he may have struck again. Dean Goodwin, 32, who has served prison se...

Democracy on Parole

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

The recent elections of police commissioners in the UK, or more specifically in England and Wales, are a brilliant example of democratic stupidity. Wh...

Man Arrested After 'Brutal' Rape Of 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested over a sex attack on an 11-year-old girl who was dragged into a park and raped on her way home from school. The 26-year-ol...

Former Spy Mark Kennedy Sues Police For 'Failing To Stop Him Falling In Love'

The Guardian | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

A former spy is suing the Metropolitan police for failing to "protect" him from falling in love with one of the environmental activists whose movement...

Naked Whitehall Man Charged

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

The man who stripped naked on top of a statue in central London has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. Dan Motr...

Man Admits Assaulting Girl In Random Attack

PA | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A man who punched a 16-year-old girl to the ground in an apparently random attack has admitted an assault charge, Scotland Yard said. Michael Ayoad...

Naked Man On Whitehall Statue Detained After Three Hour Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Huff Post staff | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A man who shocked bystanders by straddling a statue in central London whilst naked has been detained under the Mental Health Act. The man was seen ...

Toddler Killed In Norfolk Farm Accident

PA | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A toddler has died after being hit by a truck on a farm. The emergency services were called to the scene in Kenninghall, Norfolk, on Thursday after...

'Reapply For My Job? No Thanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A long-serving chief constable has dramatically quit on the day the newly elected Police Commissioner was sworn - after being told he must apply for h...

Man Charged After Alleged 'Random Attack' On Teen Girl

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A man has been charged with assault in connection with an unprovoked attack on a teenage girl near her home, police said tonight. Michael Ayoade, 3...

Woman Headbutted At Rush Hour On Brixton Train

PA | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A 40 year-old woman was headbutted on a busy commuter train in Brixton on Thursday morning by a man carrying a work bench. The woman needed treatme...

Man Arrested After 'Random Attack' On Teen Girl

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested after a teenage girl was knocked unconscious and left sprawled across the pavement in an apparently random attack near her hom...

Murder Investigation Launched Into Harlow House Fire

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating a house fire which killed six members of the same family are treating the deaths as murder, police have said. Sabah Usmani...