UK Police

Dog Owner Jailed For 'Gratuitous' Abuse Of Pet

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

A man whose partner filmed him repeatedly beating his dog before reporting the attacks to police has been jailed. Konrad Kocjan was sentenced to 18...

Heroin Smuggler Jailed Over Haul Valued At More Than £2M

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

A drugs smuggler who was caught trying to bring £700,000 of heroin through a UK airport has been jailed for 16 years, Border Force has said. The a...

Police Release Pictures Of Suspected Stowaway After Death

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

Detectives are releasing images of a man believed to be a stowaway after his body fell from a plane flying into Heathrow. No one came forward to id...

Radio Presenters Under Fire Over Death Of Nurse At Kate Hospital

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

2Day FM presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christian, whose initial apology for the prank call to the hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge was fol...

'Nurse' Duped By Prank Call At Kate Middleton Hospital Found Dead

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: The nurse who took the Kate Middleton prank call from Australian radio DJs has been named as Jacintha Saldanha. A member of staff who took ...

Max Clifford: 'I'm Old Enough And Ugly Enough To Sort It Out'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

PR guru Max Clifford has said he would try to continue to lead a normal life after being arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abu...

Teen Killed By Train At Foot Crossing

PA | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

A 14-year-old boy has died after being hit by a train near a foot crossing. British Transport Police were called to the scene in Lincoln, at 8.51am...

Boy Critical After Family Car 'Skids Off Road', Into Path Of Train

PA | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Snow and ice may have been a factor in a Range Rover coming off a main road and being hit by a freight train in a crash which left an 11-year-old boy ...

The 79 MPs Who Signed Motion Praising Arrested Stuart Hall

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Politics

Veteran broadcaster, arrested by police investigating an allegation of rape and indecent assault, was the subject of an effusive early day motion, sig...

Girl Fights for Life After Railway Crossing Crash

PA | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

A four-year-old girl is fighting for life after the car she was in collided with a train on a railway crossing. The youngster was airlifted to hosp...

New Arrest In Phone Hacking Probe

Press Association | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged breaches of privacy, police said. The 55-year-old was arrested at his home in East...

Whether A Scam Or Real, Sponsor A Scholar Is 'Tip Of A Very Large Iceberg'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The website exposed last week for apparently offering students tuition fee money in return for sex is the "tip of a very large iceberg", a sex industr...

Classroom Assistant Jailed Over Sex Charges With Teenage Boys

PA | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A classroom assistant who had sex with teenage boys after grooming them on Facebook and bombarding them with illicit text messages has been jailed for...

EDL Protesters Held After Demonstration At Interfaith Family Centre

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

Two English Defence League protesters were arrested after a protest in Durham over plans to build a multi-faith educational family centre, by a Muslim...

M1 Closed Near Watford After 'Serious Collision'

PA | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

A serious collision involving two cars on the M1 has closed five junctions of the motorway in both directions, police have said. The accident happe...

More Than 2,000 'Naughty' Schoolchildren Arrested Last Year

PA | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

More than 2,000 primary school-age children were arrested last year, an average of six per day, a charity has said. The Howard League for Penal Ref...

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...