UK Police

WATCH: 'Racist' Tube Rant Woman Sought By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

Police are hunting for a woman filmed during a vile racist rant while on a District Line train. The foul-mouthed commuter kept repeating: "‘If yo...

Is Vigilante Paedophile Hunting A Good Idea?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

Parents posing online as underage girls have identified and confronted seven alleged paedophiles four of whom have since been arrested. The group o...

Officer Suspended From Force After Attempt To Run Brothel

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

A police officer who tried to run a brothel, money launder and supply class A drugs has been suspended from the force and charged with a number of off...

Extra London Marathon Security To Remain Despite Suspect's Capture

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

The enhanced police presence for tomorrow's London Marathon will remain in place despite the death and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects...

Archbishop: Fight Against Racism Continues 20 Years On From Stephen Lawrence Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

The fight against the "invidious and devastating cancer" of racism, 20 years after the murder of Stephen Lawrence, must be continued, the Archbishop o...

How Can We Trust the Crime Commissioners?

Bob Morgan | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

For better or worse we have politicians in charge of the Police and whilst some of us think that is a bad idea things have to change if we are to have trust in them.

London Marathon Police Numbers Boosted After Boston Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Police patrolling the London marathon will be on high alert, with numbers boosted in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Home Secretary has ...

'I'm Danny Kay'

PA | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

Police have appealed for help in finding a fraudster who pretended to be the brother of comedian Peter Kay. Peter Stead, 50, said he was called Dan...

Headteacher Killed In Fire Engine Collision

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

A motorist killed after her car was in collision with a fire engine as it travelled to the scene of another fatal road crash was a local headteacher, ...

Mother And Two Children 'Gassed With Toxic Substance'

PA | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK

A mother and her two daughters are believed to have died in a chemical poisoning at their home. The woman, named in reports as Heena Solanki, 34, w...

Unexplained Deaths Of Woman, Two Young Girls In Ruislip

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK

A woman and two children have been found dead at a house on a quiet street in Ruislip, with the deaths currently being treated as "unexplained" by pol...

Two Arrested Over Pizza Shop Murder

PA | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in a pizza takeaway shop. The 30-year-old man was found unconscious in the takea...

Welsh Plant At Centre Of Horse Meat Scandal Forced To Close

PA | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

A meat plant which was at the centre of the horse meat scandal has been forced to close over food safety concerns, the Food Standards Authority said. ...

Cop Who Wished Thatcher 'Painful And Degrading' Death Quits

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

A serving police officer who posted offensive messages online following Baroness Thatcher's death has resigned. Sergeant Jeremy Scott, who worked i...

Heathrow Stowaway Who Fell Onto London Street Finally Identified

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Police have identified a man whose body fell from the undercarriage of a plane last year. Jose Matada, aged 30, was found in Portman Avenue, Mortla...

Five Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Body Found Near Car

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Two women and three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man's body near a car. Police were alerted after the...

Why Has A Flock Of Sheep Been Arrested?

PA | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Police seized a flock of sheep after the owners continually let them roam free. A shepherd and two sheepdogs were called in by police to help round...

One Mile Away - The Crime Wave That Ebbed Away

Penelope Gibbs | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Penelope Gibbs

England is a divided country, divided even in communities who have almost everything in common.

Paris Brown Quits Over Hate Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Britain's first youth crime commissioner Paris Brown is stepping down from the role following the publication of messages she wrote on Twitter, she ha...

Balancing Privacy and Safety in Children's Homes

Jonathan Stanley | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan Stanley

A new protocol between Ofsted, police, local authorities and the Office of the Children's Commissioner on sharing information about children's homes gives opportunity to a new good-faith collaboration characterised by transparency.

Paris Brown's Tweets To Be Investigated By Police Force Which Employs Her

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Social media messages written by Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner are being investigated by the force that employs her, following c...

Forget About Paris Brown, the Police Are Good Tweeters

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jamie Bartlett

Another police-Twitter scandal over the weekend. The feed of 17 year old Paris Brown, the first Youth Police and Crime Commissioner, contained some pretty stupid things she'd tweeted a couple of years ago. This is a new genre of story: public-servant-said-something-silly-on-Twitter.

Are Police Recruiters Setting the Bar Too Low?

Richard Taylor | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK
Richard Taylor

When I graduated from university I decided to join the police. It came to me as a sort of epiphany. Several weeks earlier I had begun a new role as a ...

PC Who Is Suing Garage Owner Over Kerb Trip...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

The PC who is suing a garage owner after she tripped on a kerb is also suing her own police force. Kelly Jones is taking legal action against Norfo...

Toddler Dies Of Injuries After Devon House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

A three-year-old boy has died of his injuries following a house fire which also killed two teenagers, police said. The child was being treated at F...