UK Police

Hillsborough Police Probe Powers Call

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Labour will today call for powers to compel police officers to give evidence to an inquiry into the alleged Hillsborough cover-up. It comes amid cl...

Man In Court Charged With Murder After Hit And Run Rampage

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Monday charged with murder and 13 counts of attempted murder after a series of hit and runs in Cardiff. The 31-year-o...

Gove Compares Plebgate With Rashomon

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Politics

Michael Gove has supported Andrew Mitchell over 'plebgate' by invoking a 1950s Japanese film in which four people have different recollections of the ...

The Road to Hell - My Defence of Sexist, Racist and (Yes Certainly) Rape Jokes

John Fleming | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Banning any jokes about anything is a bad idea. Trying to get comedy club owners to ban comedians who (they believe) tell or have told or may tell 'rape jokes' is not just a bad idea, it is actively dangerous. Where does the censorship end?

'She Died To Save Her Children'

PA | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

The brother of a woman killed in the Cardiff hit-and-run rampage today paid tribute to her as a heroine who sacrificed her own life to save her childr...

'We'll All Be Lost Without Her'

PA | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Murder squad detectives are continuing to question a 31-year-old man over a fatal hit-and-run rampage as nine victims remained in hospital. A speci...

'Tough But Intelligent'

PA | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron will call for a new "tough but intelligent" approach to law and order tomorrow in a major speech to get him back on the front foot after...

Senior Leicestershire Police Officer Killed By Train

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

A senior police officer who had been suspended over allegations of gross misconduct and fraud has been found dead on a railway line after being hit by...

Man Dies After Taking Fat-Burning Drug

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

A man has died after taking a performance-enhancing drug used by bodybuilders to help burn off fat, according to police. Thames Valley Police are i...

Two Arrested After Woman And Two Children Die In House Fire

PA | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

Two people have been arrested by police investigating a house fire in which a woman and two children died. A 20-year-old woman, a boy aged four and...

Police Question 31-Year-Old Over Cardiff Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating a hit-and-run rampage in which a mother of a disabled child was killed are appealing for information about a mystery car seen...

Appeal For Father Who Lost Wife And Five Children In House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

An appeal has been launched to raise funds to support a man who lost his wife and five children in a house fire. The Princess Alexandra Hospital NH...

Sian O'Callaghan Murderer Evades Justice Over Second Killing

PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell, who has admitted murdering nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan, has escaped justice over a second murder because of a pol...

Taxi Driver Admits Sian O'Callaghan Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

A taxi driver admitted on Friday that he murdered nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan. Father-of-three Christopher Halliwell, 48, of Ashbury Avenue, Swin...

'I Know They Will Not Find Ben There Because He Is Still Alive'

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The mother of toddler Ben Needham, who went missing 21 years ago on a Greek holiday island, has said she supports a major new search operation aimed a...

Man Who Murdered Family Loses Latest Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Jeremy Bamber has lost the first stage of his latest legal move over his convictions for murdering five relatives more than 25 years ago, the Judicial...

Teargas And Petrol Bombs In Athens

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

A man died during violent clashes in Athens as 40,000 strikers pitted themselves against riot police on the streets of the Greek capital. Petrol bo...

Met Officer Seduced Galloway Aide As Part Of 'Dirty Tricks' Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK Politics

Respect MP George Galloway has accused a Scotland Yard counter-terrorism officer of seducing his aide and obtaining access to his office in a "dirty t...

Crime In England And Wales Down A Third Over A Decade

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Crime has dropped by a third over the last decade, according to numbers recorded by police. In England and Wales, 3.9 million offence were recorded...

Rising Numbers Of Children And Adults Being Taken To The UK For Sex, Crime, And Slavery

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Up to 300 children are being trafficked into the UK each year and forced into the sex trade, the criminal underworld and slavery with the numbers risi...

Education Around Mental Health Is Needed to Limit Deaths in Police Custody

Michelle Holmes | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Holmes

In addition to a need for education around mental health there also needs to be a level of care administrated by the police. Arresting and restraining people comes with responsibility, and death should not be an outcome.

'It Feels Like This Has Been The Mark Duggan Trial '

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of supplying a gun to Mark Duggan, whose fatal shooting by police sparked last year'...

Missing Mother And Four Kids Found Safe

PA | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

A mother and her four children have been found safe and well after a judge ordered a nationwide search for them. The hunt for Jennifer Jones and Je...

Met Crackdown On Visible Tattoos

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has levelled a ban on visible tattoos for its officers as part of a public image drive, after its commissioner c...

Hillsborough Police Officers Names To Be Given Up

Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

South Yorkshire Police will take just two weeks to give the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) the names and addresses of up to 1,000 off...