UK Police

Body Of Missing Pub Landlord Found At Sea

PA | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

The body of a pub landlord who vanished after the theft of almost £30,000 from a Christmas collection has been found in the sea, police said. Malc...

Police Hunt 'Oompa-Loompas' Over City Centre Assault

PA | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

Detectives are hunting two men dressed as Oompa-Loompas who were responsible for a city centre assault. Norfolk Police said a 28-year-old man was l...

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins Remanded In Custody

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

Rocker Ian Watkins has reappeared before a court to face allegations of plotting to rape a baby. The 35-year-old vocalist, whose band Lostprophets ...

Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins In Court Today On Child Sex Charges

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

Rock singer Ian Watkins is to appear at Cardiff Crown Court today to face allegations of plotting to rape a child. The 35-year-old, whose band Lost...

Wannabe Policeman is Illegally Ripping Off London Comedy Show Posters

John Fleming | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

To save money on paying the police, England and Wales are now blessed with cheaper "Community Support Officers" to back-up the 'real' police. I suspect (with no evidence, m'lud) that these are often wanna policemen and wannabe policewomen with over-developed superiority complexes.

Widow 'Hasn't Stopped Crying' Since Husband's Christmas Attack

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

The widow of Alan Greaves, who died after being attacked on his way to a Christmas Eve midnight mass, said on Sunday she had not stopped crying over t...

Kent Car Crash Kills Teenage Driver And Passenger

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

A teenage driver and her passenger were discovered dead on Saturday night inside a crashed car which had left the road and hit a tree. A passing mo...

Police 'Suffering A Crisis'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Politics

The police is suffering a crisis and public confidence as well as officers' morale is at an all time low, Labour MP Keith Vaz has warned. Recent co...

Three Charged Over 'Murdered' Carole Waugh Fraud

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Two men and a woman have been charged with conspiracy to defraud in connection with the investigation into the murder of wealthy former oil executive ...

Police Officer Who Texted Millionaire's Rioter Daughter Disciplined

PA | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK

A Metropolitan Police officer who sent a text message to a millionaire's daughter during her trial has held on to his job. University-educated Laur...

Woman Dies In Christmas Sea Paddle

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

A woman has died after paddling in the sea on Christmas Day, police confirmed today. The woman was paddling in the sea in Hastings and was swept ou...

Children Airlifted After Car Crash

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

Two children aged seven were flown to hospital after a crash involving four cars, police and the air ambulance service said. The crash happened on ...

Drunk Brit 'Stole Car And Drove Down Airport Runway'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

Perhaps too full of holiday cheer and eager to get home for Christmas, a 'drunken British man ' has reportedly been arrested for allegedly stealing a ...

Man And Three Horses Die In Road Crash

Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

One man and three horses have died following a road collision. The incident happened on the A14 near Sproughton in Suffolk at 10.20pm on Christmas ...

Woman Breaks Leg Escaping Christmas Morning Blaze

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

A woman broke her leg as she escaped from a burning house by jumping from an upstairs window. She was one of three people who escaped from a blaze ...

Fabricant Warns Against Plebgate Police Witch Hunt

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics

Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell does not come out of the "plebgate" affair "smelling of roses", a Conservative Party vice-chairman said on Monday. ...

Police Officer Takes On Samurai Sword Wielding Attacker

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

A police officer has been praised after tackling a samurai sword wielding man who launched a random attack on a young Italian woman in the street. ...

Teen Mother And Baby Son Missing For Five Days

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Concerns are growing for a 15-year-old girl and her baby son who have been missing for five days. Romanian-born Catalina Covaci and six-month-old R...

Woman Found At Football Ground 'Died From Head Injuries'

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

A young woman found dead following a Christmas party at a Premier League football ground died from head injuries consistent with a fall from height, p...

Police Federation To Review Handling Of 'Plebgate'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics

An independent review has been ordered by the body representing rank-and-file police officers into "issues" raised by its handling of the "plebgate" r...

Policing the Police

Sheila Lawlor | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Politics
Sheila Lawlor

The Mitchell affair is without the tragic consequences that April 15, 1989 held for human life, but over twenty years on, it shows that the police are still not only placing themselves above the law, but also against it.

Fred The Weatherman's House 'Raided Amid Sex Abuse Probe'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

The home of TV weatherman has been raided by police as part of an investigation into historic sexual abuse, sources said. The alleged offences rela...

Man Jailed For Telling Muslim Worshippers He Would Blow Up Mosque

PA | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

A man has been jailed for threatening people at a mosque and implying he had a bomb in his backpack. Fraser Rae, 28, entered Glasgow's Central Mosq...

Five-Stone TV Dropped On 4-Month Old Baby Boy

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

A woman has been cleared of killing her four-month-old son who died from "catastrophic injuries" when a television weighing five stone dropped on his ...

23-Year-Old Man Arrested Over 'Plebgate' Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Politics

A 23-year-old man has been arrested and bailed by officers investigating the Andrew Mitchell "plebgate" incident. The man, who is not a police offi...