UK Police

Man Arrested Over Theft Of Olympic Medals

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police are still searching for bronze medals allegedly stolen from two of Britain's Olympic heroes. The medals were taken from rower Alex Partridge...

Jimmy Savile Police Identify 300 Victims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal are dealing with around 300 alleged victims, Scotland Yard revealed on Thursday. Commander Pete...

Pc Walks Free After Two Racism Trials Return No Verdict

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A Metropolitan Police constable accused of racially abusing a suspect following last year's August riots has been discharged after a jury failed to re...

EDL Banned From Marching In London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets. Policing minister Damian Green agreed to the Metro...

Questions for Police Commissioners

Deep Sagar | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Deep Sagar

We will be electing new Police Commissioners next month. They have a unique opportunity to reduce crime. But that can only happen if simple questions on what crime is being committed, where it is being committed and by who are answered based on evidence. Otherwise real issues could be lost in political correctness.

Three Zoo Workers Arrested After Elephant 'Beating'

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Three zoo workers have been arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after an elephant was allegedly beaten. Leicestersh...

Vivienne Westwood Visits WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Dame Vivienne Westwood paid a visit to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tonight at the embassy where he has been living since the summer. The fashi...

Why a Posho can Represent a Pleb

Jemma Wayne | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

Can a Muslim only understand other Muslims? Should a gay person only be allowed to legislate for other gays?

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of Family Killed In Harlow House Fire

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Hundreds of mourners have joined a father to pay their respects to his wife and five children who died in a house fire. Sabah Usmani, a doctor, and...

'Extremely Worrying' Mental Health Figures Released

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

The rise in the number of mentally ill people sectioned while in police custody or while in hospital has been described as "extremely worrying" by cam...

What are the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections About?

Vera Baird QC | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Politics
Vera Baird QC

These elections can bring new policing horizons and Labour should fight them keenly.

No Voting Rights, But What CAN You Do In Prison?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

The debate over whether or not prisoners should get the vote has hit the headlines, amid a political row over the topic. While David Cameron has ...

It's Time to Give Some Prisoners the Right to Vote

Denis MacShane | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

The government is right to suggest some compromise on the issue of prisoners' voting rights and sensible MPs should support this.

Nick Griffin's 'right to discriminate'

James Woods | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Politics
James Woods

While I support the right to free speech and feel that should be protected from the street to the World Wide Web, I believe we have no right to discriminate against anyone for any matter, especially when it can effect the discriminated and inflame stereotypes further, which only holds back the positive progression of society and humanity.

Actor Arrested Over Alleged Sex Attacks

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

A television actor has been charged with sex attacks on a 14-year-old boy at a theatre and a school. The performer, who police have not publicly na...

Nine Charged With Child Sex Offences In Rochdale

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Nine men have been charged following an investigation into child sexual exploitation, police said. The charges relate to offences committed separat...

Top Cop 'Should Quit' Over Hillsborough

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

West Yorkshire Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison should stand down now, according to the man who chaired his police authority until a fortnight ago....

Ex-Scout Leader Jailed Over Child Porn Charges

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A former scout leader has been jailed after nearly 100,000 indecent images of young boys were found on his computer. Peter Murphy, 46, of Southdown...

Woman Jailed for 'Disturbing Attack' On Epileptic With Hot Iron And Cigarette

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A woman has been jailed for six and a half years for scarring an epilepsy sufferer with a hot iron in a "nasty example of bullying and humiliation". ...

Oxford Street Stabbing Trial Begins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A teenager was stabbed to death in the middle of Britain's busiest shopping street during the Boxing Day sales, a court heard on Tuesday. Seydou Di...

'Hillsborough Police Chief Boasted About Plot To Fit Up Liverpool Fans'

Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

Sir Norman Bettison boasted about a plot to "fit up the Liverpool fans" in the wake of the Hillsborough tragedy, an MP has claimed during in a House o...

Inciting the Fear of Crime for Political Reasons

Bob Morgan | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

The fear of crime blights society more than actual crime. Putting images of violent crimes into people's homes to try to get them interested in the police commissioners elections will only increase that fear.

Learning lessons from Hillsborough and Orgreave

Vera Baird QC | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Vera Baird QC

The other side of the police has been exposed by the shocking revelations about Hillsborough, both in failing to prevent a disaster waiting to happen and later dishonestly concealing the truth.

Jailed After Just THREE Days

PA | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Sport

A football fan was jailed for 16 weeks today after he admitted attacking a goalkeeper during a televised football match. Aaron Cawley, 21, from Che...

Jailed After Just THREE Days

PA | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Sport

A football fan was jailed for 16 weeks today after he admitted attacking a goalkeeper during a televised football match. Aaron Cawley, 21, from Che...