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Spanish Train Driver 'Had Joked About Speeding'

Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

One of the drivers of a Spanish train which derailed killing at least 80 people allegedly joked on Facebook on a previous occasion about speeding past...

River Rescue Girl, 15, 'Died A Hero'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A teenager who lost her life trying in vain to save another girl from a fast-flowing river "died a hero", a friend has said. Tonibeth Purvis, 15, j...

Teens Who Drowned Swimming Are Named

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

Police have named two teenagers who died after getting into difficulties while playing in the River Wear in hot weather. They were Tonibeth Purvis,...

Dolphin 'Murder' Investigated By Police

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK

Specialist wildlife crime officers are investigating the death of a bottlenose dolphin which is believed to have been killed by a boat. The calf wa...

'Mosque Bomb' Terror Suspect Charged With Murder Of Mohammed Saleem

PA | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A 25-year-old Ukrainian man has been charged with murdering an 75-year-old grandfather as he walked home from a mosque, police have said. West Midl...

Woman's Body Found In Suitcase

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A woman's body has been found in a suitcase hidden among trees near a sports ground, Scotland Yard said on Monday. Murder squad detectives are inve...

On Trial: Racial Profiling in Europe

Declan Tan | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics
Declan Tan

In March last year, the German administrative court in Koblenz deemed it legal to carry out identity checks based on an individual's skin colour alone. Apparently, what had eluded this Judge was a keener interest in the golden rule. Consider.

Woman Charged In Relation To EDL Rally

PA | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A 20-year-old woman has been charged with violent disorder after police came under attack from demonstrators at an English Defence League rally. We...

Terror Suspect Held In Murder Probe

PA | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

One of two Ukrainian men being held over bomb attacks near three mosques has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 75-year-old Asian man. West ...

Police Make Arrests After English Defence League Rally

Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

Police made 20 arrests today after bottles, cans and other missiles were hurled at officers during an English Defence League rally. West Midlands P...

Government Considers Changes To Violent Porn Laws

PA | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

Ministers are "actively considering" changing the law to crack down on violent online pornography, it has emerged. The move was signalled in a lett...

Soap Star Dies In Train Collision

PA | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

Actress Briony McRoberts has died after being hit by a Tube train near her home, her agent said today. McRoberts, who was married to Downton Abbey ...

Police Round On Roma Gypsies Camped In London's West End (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Romanian gypsies in London's West End, who have been begging and sleeping rough on the grass under Marble Arch, were the targets of a dawn raid by pol...

A Price Worth Paying?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Demonstrations by the English Defence League have cost the British taxpayer more than £10m due to police patrolling, a Freedom of Information request...

Turkish Stowaway Found Frozen To Death At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

A suspected stowaway was found frozen to death in the undercarriage of a British Airways passenger jet at Heathrow airport, after the plane landed fro...

Thieves and Burglars... Police Will Ignore Most of Your Crimes

Roger Evans | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics
Roger Evans

Victims of crime should be allowed the right to appeal to an independent body - such as the new local safer neighbourhood boards being introduced in London - if the police decide not to investigate their crime. Clear standards should be set so that we know why investigations are dropped.

LISTEN: Man Calls 999 Because His Driving Instructor Is Late

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Here's a contender for moron of the week - a man who called 999 because his driving instructor was late. The learner tells the stunned operator he ...

Jimmy Savile Case Sees Rape Figures Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Rape and sexual offences reported to the police have rised sharply this year, attributed in part to the high-profile Jimmy Savile investigation with v...

Suspect Arrested After Murder Of 'Good Samaritan' Who Aided Paedophile

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested over the murder of a pensioner who was stabbed after going to the aid of his neighbour - a convicted paedophile - during a rob...

WATCH: Violent Scenes Erupt As Brixton Squatters Evicted

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

Clashes have erupted between a group of protesters and police in Brixton, after officers forcibly removed squatters from six mansion blocks. Bins w...

If Wages Alter Performance, Let's Give Nurses £60,000 a Year

Danielle Lowe | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Perhaps if MPs were paid the same amount as many people in the country, they would be able to understand them more and in fact then be able to make laws that people can relate to and appreciate.

Pensioner Murdered 'Defending Paedophile Neighbour'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

A pensioner was murdered while apparently trying to defend his paedophile neighbour from an attack. Graham Buck, 66, was found dead in the village ...

The Twelfth of July: Northern Ireland's Cultural Coma

Jason A Murdock | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jason A Murdock

The police are covered from head to toe in jet black riot gear, the ground is covered in broken glass and the remnants of an entire twenty four hours of consumption litter the surrounding area. The streets themselves are masked with propaganda and crude sectarian graffiti.

Mother Katherine Hooper Dies With Son Josh Falling From Rocks At Dartmoor

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK

Police have launched an investigation following the deaths of a mother and her son at Dartmoor and the discovery of a second child at the family's hom...

Police Suspect Terrorist Attack After 'Nail Bomb' Explosion Near Mosque

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Police are investigating a suspected nail bomb attack after reports of "a loud bang" close to a mosque in the Black Country - which is being treated a...