UK Police

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...

Ian Watkins' Bandmates 'In Shock' After Child Sex Abuse Allegations

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

The members of Lostprophets have spoken of their "shock" after lead singer Ian Watkins was charged over child sex abuse allegations. In a statement...

Traveller Family Jailed Over Forced Labour Exploitation

PA | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

A traveller family who lived a luxurious lifestyle at the expense of vulnerable men forced to work for a pittance are beginning prison sentences of up...

Lostprophets Singer Appears In Court Over Child Sex Offence Allegations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Ian Watkins, lead singer of rock band Lostprophets, was remanded in custody on Wednesday after appearing in court to face child sex abuse allegations....

Welsh Singer Charged Over Child Sex Offences

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Lostprophets lead singer Ian Watkins has been charged with sexual offences against children, South Wales Police said on Wednesday. The 35-year-old...

Government's Communications Bill - Licence to Snoop?

Gary Hibberd | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Hibberd

My concern is not about the rights of official bodies having access to this information. Rather it is the ability of these organizations to hold such vast amounts of data securely coupled with the idea that a Draft Communications Bill can be written without any real consideration around the practicalities of its implementation.

Police Federation Criticises Arrest Of Officer Over 'Plebgate'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Updated: 21:51, 17 December 2012 - IPCC information A police watchdog is investigating the "validity" of an arrested police officer's claim to an M...

Former Hollyoaks Actor Found Guilty Of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

A former Hollyoaks actor has been found guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party after a jury rejected his claim he had 'sexsomnia.' Si...

Derby Couple Deny Killing Their Six Children In House Fire

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

A couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire have denied charges of manslaughter. Mick and Mairead Philpott, from Derby, both ple...

Man Held After Woman Found Stabbed

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Police have arrested a man wanted on suspicion of trying to murder his girlfriend. Michael Bennison, 28, was arrested in York last night after poli...

Officer Arrested Over Leaking Andrew Mitchell's 'Pleb' Tirade

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Politics

A police officer has been arrested after information about Tory former chief whip Andrew Mitchell's 'pleb' tirade was leaked to national newspapers. ...

Police Warn Public About 'Extremely Dangerous' Man Suspected Of Stabbing Girlfriend

PA | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK

Police hunting for an "extremely dangerous" man wanted on suspicion of trying to murder his girlfriend have issued an urgent warning to the public. ...

Police Plea To Armed Robber

PA | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK

Police have appealed to a suspected armed robber to give himself up after a woman was kidnapped for a time and driven around in her own car. The ma...

Cameron Tribute To Sandy Hook Victims

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

David Cameron led British tributes to the victims of the primary-school massacre in the US that has left 26 people, including 20 children, dead. Th...

Sandy Hook Shooting Could Reignite Gun Control debate

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

The school shooting in Connecticut is likely to reignite the debate surrounding the purchase of firearms in the United States. At least 27 people a...

27 Feared Dead In US School Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Police have confirmed that 27 people have been killed in a shooting rampage at an elementary school in Connecticut on Friday. Adam Lanza has been i...

Eva Rausing Died 'As Result Of Drug Use'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Eva Rausing, the wife of multi-millionaire Hans Kristian Rausing, died from cocaine abuse, a coroner has recorded. The mother-of-four's body was di...

'They'll Be No Christmas Without You'

PA | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

The parents of a teenage girl who has been missing for five weeks have begged her to come home in time for Christmas. Lisa and Tony Pratt said ther...

'Cold-Blooded' Murderer Killed Father Sleeping In Bed With Family

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A 29-year-old man who "cold-bloodedly executed" a father-of-four as he slept with his partner and three-year-old son has been jailed for a minimum of ...

'Spelling Mistake' Hindered Police From Preventing Murder

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A simple spelling mistake by a police force had "profound consequences" and was a "missed opportunity" in trying to prevent the murder of a woman suff...

'I Had No Choice, My Son Was On A Radiotherapy Conveyor Belt'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A woman who ran away with her seven-year-old son to stop him having cancer treatment said she had "no choice" because she felt she was on a "conveyor ...

Police Hunt Pub Landlord After £30,000 Disappears From Christmas Fund

PA | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK

Police are hunting for a pub landlord after £30,000 disappeared from a Christmas fund. Wiltshire Police said Malcolm Levesconte, 59, was last seen...

Cold Cases Reopened For Eight 'Mystery' Bodies

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

Police have launched a campaign to identify eight people who died in unexplained circumstances over the past 40 years. The cases date back as far a...

Three Arrested In Connection With Libor Rigging

PA | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

Three men were arrested on Tuesday in connection with an investigation into the rigging of the interbank lending rate Libor, the Serious Fraud Office ...

'Anyone Lost A Huge Amount Of Cannabis? Come And Collect It'

Posted 16.12.2012 | UK

Someone call the (Twitter) police! These 140 character missives are simply criminal. After Surrey Police brightened up our icy, cold morning with ...