UK Police

Drowned Teen Was 'Our Shining Light'

PA | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

The family of a 13-year-old boy who was found dead in a ditch three days after he went missing have described him as "a shining light and a character ...

Man Jailed For Murder At Jessie J Gig

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

A graphic designer was jailed for a minimum of 14 years on Friday for killing a telephone executive with a broken bottle after a Jessie J gig. Ashl...

Jimmy Savile Chauffeur Bailed By Police

PA | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

Jimmy Savile's former flatmate and chauffeur has been released on bail after he was arrested over historic abuse allegations. Ray Teret was one of ...

House Fire Father Appeals For Information

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

A father who lost his family in a house fire in Essex has appealed for witnesses as police revealed the property was burgled on the night of the blaze...

WATCH: CCTV Shows Daring London Heist On Motorcycles

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

CCTV footage has revealed the terrifying moment that a group of six robbers smashed into a jewellery store in a north London shopping centre. Newly...

Government Cuts to the Women's Sector are Tantamount to State Discrimination

Natalie Gyte | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
Natalie Gyte

Our system is broken; the power, the political capital, and the money resides at the top of a hierarchy. Meanwhile those in most need are further disempowered and pushed to the fringes of our society. Without funding the women's sector simply cannot provide lifesaving services to women in desperate need.

Human Remains Identified As Those Of Missing Vet

PA | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

Human remains found on the banks of a river have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police have said. The remains were found...

Scandal-prone Britain: What Can We Learn?

Joseph Hayman | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Joseph Hayman

Why then have we seen so many scandals in different institutions in such quick succession? There is perhaps only one trend which runs through them all and which may help us to learn lessons for the future: in each instance, behaviours which were accepted within closed institutional circles were opened up to the public glare and did not stand up to scrutiny.

Restriction Measures For Terror Suspect 'CD' 'Justified', Says High Court

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A terror suspect today failed in a bid to lift an order which limits his movement and access to mobiles phones - and forces him to wear a monitoring t...

Glasgow Gun-Death Police Officer Named As Constable Rod Gellatly

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A police officer who died after a firearm was discharged at a city police station was named as Constable Rod Gellatly, 41. He was at Baird Street p...

Twitter Users Must Pay Ched Evans Rape Victim For Naming Her

PA | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

Nine people have each been ordered to pay a rape victim £624 in one of the first cases of its kind after they admitted revealing her identity on soci...

Officer Dead After Gun Fired At Glasgow Police Station

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A police officer has died after a firearm was discharged at a police station. Strathclyde Police said the incident took place at Baird Street Polic...

Britain On Alert After Torrential Rain, Snow And Blizzards

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Large parts of England and Wales remain on flood alert after torrential rain, snow and blizzards swept into the UK over the weekend. Heavy deluges ...

Teen Killed In 'Hit-And-Run'

Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested by police investigating the hit and run death of a 16-year-old boy. Callum Hilton, 16, was struck by a car shortly before 6...

Remains Found In Shallow Pool Are Missing Vet

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

Human remains found in a shallow pool last week have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police said today. Ms Gowing, who wa...

New Probe Launched Into Enniskillen

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

Police have launched a new investigation into the Remembrance Day bombing at Enniskillen, it was revealed today. DUP MLA Arlene Foster said a fresh...

'We Have A National Crisis Of Morale'

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

The former head of the Metropolitan Police has said there is a "national crisis" in police morale after research revealed 95% of serving officers do n...

Plans For Elected Police Chiefs 'A Shambles', Says Labour

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Government has made "a shambles" of its flagship criminal justice plans for elected police and crime commissioners (PCCs), Labour said today. S...

Electrocution Of Worker At M&S Being Treated As 'Suspicious'

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

An investigation is under way into the death of a contractor who was electrocuted in a shopping centre in Kent. Kent Police said they believed the ...

Funeral For Murdered NI Prison Officer To Take Place Tuesday

PA | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK

The funeral for murdered Northern Ireland prison officer David Black will take place on Tuesday, it was confirmed today. The service will be held a...

Warning Over MORE Flooding

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK

Britain is at a high risk of flooding this autumn and winter after a washout summer, the Environment Agency and Met Office have warned. The record-...

'Body Found' In Search For Missing Pierre Barnes

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Police searching for a 12-year-old British boy missing on a French island have found a body, it was reported on Thursday evening. The discovery is ...

Prison Officer Shot Dead In Northern Ireland Named

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A prison officer shot dead on a motorway in Northern Ireland has been named as David Black by Justice Minister David Ford. Mr Black, who had spent ...

Body Found In Hunt For Missing Vet

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A body has been recovered by search teams involved in the hunt for missing Irish vet Catherine Gowing. Ms Gowing, 37, was last seen on the evening ...

Northern Ireland Prison Officer Shot Dead In Ambush

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Updated 12:40pm - reactions from politicians Politicians on all sides in Northern Ireland have condemned the murder of a prison officer shot dead o...