UK Police

Senior Leicestershire Police Officer Killed By Train

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

A senior police officer who had been suspended over allegations of gross misconduct and fraud has been found dead on a railway line after being hit by...

Man Dies After Taking Fat-Burning Drug

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

A man has died after taking a performance-enhancing drug used by bodybuilders to help burn off fat, according to police. Thames Valley Police are i...

Two Arrested After Woman And Two Children Die In House Fire

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

Two people have been arrested by police investigating a house fire in which a woman and two children died. A 20-year-old woman, a boy aged four and...

Police Question 31-Year-Old Over Cardiff Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating a hit-and-run rampage in which a mother of a disabled child was killed are appealing for information about a mystery car seen...

Appeal For Father Who Lost Wife And Five Children In House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

An appeal has been launched to raise funds to support a man who lost his wife and five children in a house fire. The Princess Alexandra Hospital NH...

Sian O'Callaghan Murderer Evades Justice Over Second Killing

PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell, who has admitted murdering nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan, has escaped justice over a second murder because of a pol...

Taxi Driver Admits Sian O'Callaghan Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

A taxi driver admitted on Friday that he murdered nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan. Father-of-three Christopher Halliwell, 48, of Ashbury Avenue, Swin...

'I Know They Will Not Find Ben There Because He Is Still Alive'

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The mother of toddler Ben Needham, who went missing 21 years ago on a Greek holiday island, has said she supports a major new search operation aimed a...

Man Who Murdered Family Loses Latest Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Jeremy Bamber has lost the first stage of his latest legal move over his convictions for murdering five relatives more than 25 years ago, the Judicial...

Teargas And Petrol Bombs In Athens

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

A man died during violent clashes in Athens as 40,000 strikers pitted themselves against riot police on the streets of the Greek capital. Petrol bo...

Met Officer Seduced Galloway Aide As Part Of 'Dirty Tricks' Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK Politics

Respect MP George Galloway has accused a Scotland Yard counter-terrorism officer of seducing his aide and obtaining access to his office in a "dirty t...

Crime In England And Wales Down A Third Over A Decade

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Crime has dropped by a third over the last decade, according to numbers recorded by police. In England and Wales, 3.9 million offence were recorded...

Rising Numbers Of Children And Adults Being Taken To The UK For Sex, Crime, And Slavery

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Up to 300 children are being trafficked into the UK each year and forced into the sex trade, the criminal underworld and slavery with the numbers risi...

Education Around Mental Health Is Needed to Limit Deaths in Police Custody

Michelle Holmes | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Holmes

In addition to a need for education around mental health there also needs to be a level of care administrated by the police. Arresting and restraining people comes with responsibility, and death should not be an outcome.

'It Feels Like This Has Been The Mark Duggan Trial '

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of supplying a gun to Mark Duggan, whose fatal shooting by police sparked last year'...

Missing Mother And Four Kids Found Safe

PA | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

A mother and her four children have been found safe and well after a judge ordered a nationwide search for them. The hunt for Jennifer Jones and Je...

Met Crackdown On Visible Tattoos

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has levelled a ban on visible tattoos for its officers as part of a public image drive, after its commissioner c...

Hillsborough Police Officers Names To Be Given Up

Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

South Yorkshire Police will take just two weeks to give the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) the names and addresses of up to 1,000 off...

Police Hunt For Mobility Scooter Hit And Run Driver

PA | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

An 80-year-old woman suffered a broken arm after she was knocked to the ground by a mobility scooter on the Isle of Wight. Police are now hunting t...

Seven Priceless Paintings Stolen From Netherlands Museum

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Seven priceless paintings by world-famous artists including Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Henri Matisse have been stolen from a museum in the Nether...

Family Killed In Harlow Fire 'May Not Have Been Intended Targets'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

A doctor and her four children who were killed in a suspected arson attack may not have been the intended targets, police have said. Sabah Usmani, ...

Nurse Admits Killing Baby With Salt Overdose

PA | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

A nurse has admitted administering an overdose of salt to a baby who later died, a medical tribunal heard. The concentration of sodium chloride was...

Pensioner Karate-Kicked And Stamped On

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

CCTV footage has been released of a pensioner being viciously karate-kicked to the floor and stamped on by two thugs at a Wolverhampton bus station. ...

Father Battled Blaze In Vain Attempt To Save Wife, Four Children

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Dr Abdul Shakour, who lost his wife and four children in a suspected arson attack on their home in Harlow, Essex, "fought hard to save his family in a...

M4 Woman Dies After Car Collision On Motorway

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

A 20-year-old woman has died following a crash on the M4 stretch of motorway between Bristol and Bath, after getting out of a car following a collisio...