UK Police

Seven Alleged Savile Victims Made Complaints To Four Separate Police Forces

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Seven alleged victims of Jimmy Savile made complaints to four separate police forces while the disgraced television presenter was alive. The claims...

Freddie Starr 'Prepared To Talk To Police Over Savile Sex Abuse Allegations'

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A spokeswoman for Freddie Starr said he would be prepared to talk to officers investigating claims of abuse by Savile. The comedian has strongly de...

Alleged Rogue Trader Breaks Down As He Tells Court Of Huge Losses

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

An alleged rogue trader accused of Britain's biggest fraud wept today as he told a jury he was trying to cover millions of pounds worth of losses incu...

Fowl Play Causes Rush Hour Jam (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police were forced to intervene after a gaggle of socially unaware geese caused a traffic jam on a busy London street on Thursday. The geese wander...

Female Genital Mutilation Is Child Abuse Too; So Why NO Enquiries About Ignoring It?

Hilary Burrage | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Politics
Hilary Burrage

For the sake of all children, and specifically to halt the hurt to an estimated-average 50 children at risk or victims of female genital mutilation in Britain every day of the entire year, we must demand to know right now exactly who in child safe-guarding is responsible for what.

Man Arrested Over Theft Of Olympic Medals

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police are still searching for bronze medals allegedly stolen from two of Britain's Olympic heroes. The medals were taken from rower Alex Partridge...

Jimmy Savile Police Identify 300 Victims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal are dealing with around 300 alleged victims, Scotland Yard revealed on Thursday. Commander Pete...

Pc Walks Free After Two Racism Trials Return No Verdict

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A Metropolitan Police constable accused of racially abusing a suspect following last year's August riots has been discharged after a jury failed to re...

EDL Banned From Marching In London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets. Policing minister Damian Green agreed to the Metro...

Questions for Police Commissioners

Deep Sagar | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Deep Sagar

We will be electing new Police Commissioners next month. They have a unique opportunity to reduce crime. But that can only happen if simple questions on what crime is being committed, where it is being committed and by who are answered based on evidence. Otherwise real issues could be lost in political correctness.

Three Zoo Workers Arrested After Elephant 'Beating'

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Three zoo workers have been arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after an elephant was allegedly beaten. Leicestersh...

Vivienne Westwood Visits WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Dame Vivienne Westwood paid a visit to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tonight at the embassy where he has been living since the summer. The fashi...

Why a Posho can Represent a Pleb

Jemma Wayne | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

Can a Muslim only understand other Muslims? Should a gay person only be allowed to legislate for other gays?

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of Family Killed In Harlow House Fire

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Hundreds of mourners have joined a father to pay their respects to his wife and five children who died in a house fire. Sabah Usmani, a doctor, and...

'Extremely Worrying' Mental Health Figures Released

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

The rise in the number of mentally ill people sectioned while in police custody or while in hospital has been described as "extremely worrying" by cam...

What are the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections About?

Vera Baird QC | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Politics
Vera Baird QC

These elections can bring new policing horizons and Labour should fight them keenly.

No Voting Rights, But What CAN You Do In Prison?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

The debate over whether or not prisoners should get the vote has hit the headlines, amid a political row over the topic. While David Cameron has ...

It's Time to Give Some Prisoners the Right to Vote

Denis MacShane | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

The government is right to suggest some compromise on the issue of prisoners' voting rights and sensible MPs should support this.

Nick Griffin's 'right to discriminate'

James Woods | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Politics
James Woods

While I support the right to free speech and feel that should be protected from the street to the World Wide Web, I believe we have no right to discriminate against anyone for any matter, especially when it can effect the discriminated and inflame stereotypes further, which only holds back the positive progression of society and humanity.

Actor Arrested Over Alleged Sex Attacks

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

A television actor has been charged with sex attacks on a 14-year-old boy at a theatre and a school. The performer, who police have not publicly na...

Nine Charged With Child Sex Offences In Rochdale

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Nine men have been charged following an investigation into child sexual exploitation, police said. The charges relate to offences committed separat...

Top Cop 'Should Quit' Over Hillsborough

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

West Yorkshire Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison should stand down now, according to the man who chaired his police authority until a fortnight ago....

Ex-Scout Leader Jailed Over Child Porn Charges

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A former scout leader has been jailed after nearly 100,000 indecent images of young boys were found on his computer. Peter Murphy, 46, of Southdown...

Woman Jailed for 'Disturbing Attack' On Epileptic With Hot Iron And Cigarette

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A woman has been jailed for six and a half years for scarring an epilepsy sufferer with a hot iron in a "nasty example of bullying and humiliation". ...

Oxford Street Stabbing Trial Begins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A teenager was stabbed to death in the middle of Britain's busiest shopping street during the Boxing Day sales, a court heard on Tuesday. Seydou Di...