UK Police

What A Load Of Casket Cases

PA | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

Border Force officers got a Halloween surprise when they discovered three would-be illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain - in a lorry full of cof...

Police Swamped With Calls From Spooked Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Comedy

If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? In the absence of Ghostbusters, we mean. Actually, newly-released data reve...

Are Kids Too Smart For Blocked Online Pornography?

PA | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK

Automatically blocking access to hardcore pornography online will not stop the images falling into the hands of children, a police chief has said. ...

Woman Charged With Four Counts Of Murder Over House Fire

PA | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

A woman was today charged with four counts of murder after a house fire killed four members of the same family. Steve Allen's four-year-old son Bai...

Fresh Turf Marks Spot Where Jimmy Savile Was Buried

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

On the anniversary of Jimmy Savile's death only newly placed turf marks the spot of his grave, overlooking Scarborough Cemetery. All other tributes...

Clamping Down on Crime and Bureaucracy

Brian Redpath | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK
Brian Redpath

Police officers should be crime fighters not form fillers. The desire to reduce the paperwork is shared by serving officers, David Cameron and was stated in the Home Office's Policing in the 21st Century White Paper.

Leisure Centre Admits Failures That Led To Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

A leisure firm has admitted health and safety charges over the death of seven-year-old girl at a swimming pool. Michelle Gellard was pulled unconsc...

'Jimmy The Beast': Shamed Savile's Highland Cottage Vandalised

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Jimmy Savile's cottage in the Scottish Highlands has been vandalised with "abusive slogans" in the wake of allegations of widespread child sex abuse ...

How Riot Arrests Led To 'Increase In Chaos, Violence And Anarchy'

PA | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

The arrest of leaders of criminal gangs in the wake of last year's riots has led to an increase in "chaos, violence and anarchy" in neighbourhoods acr...

Gary Glitter Arrested By Operation Yewtree Officers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

Officers investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal today arrested former pop star Gary Glitter. He was held at 7.15am at an address in central London ...

Anti-Tank Mines Stolen From Freight Train (PICTURE)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK

Anti-terror officers are investigating the theft of a cargo of munitions from a freight train. Ten packages containing what are reported to be anti...

Mystery Of British Exxon Manager Gunned Down In Brussels

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A British oil executive gunned down in Brussels could have been the victim of targeted assassination or a random mugging and car-jacking attempt, Belg...

'Frightened To Death' Stars Contacting Max Clifford As Savile Case Widens

PA | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Dozens of big name stars from the 1960s and 70s have contacted Max Clifford "frightened to death" they will become implicated in the widening Jimmy Sa...

Seven Alleged Savile Victims Made Complaints To Four Separate Police Forces

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Seven alleged victims of Jimmy Savile made complaints to four separate police forces while the disgraced television presenter was alive. The claims...

Freddie Starr 'Prepared To Talk To Police Over Savile Sex Abuse Allegations'

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A spokeswoman for Freddie Starr said he would be prepared to talk to officers investigating claims of abuse by Savile. The comedian has strongly de...

Alleged Rogue Trader Breaks Down As He Tells Court Of Huge Losses

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

An alleged rogue trader accused of Britain's biggest fraud wept today as he told a jury he was trying to cover millions of pounds worth of losses incu...

Fowl Play Causes Rush Hour Jam (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Police were forced to intervene after a gaggle of socially unaware geese caused a traffic jam on a busy London street on Thursday. The geese wander...

Female Genital Mutilation Is Child Abuse Too; So Why NO Enquiries About Ignoring It?

Hilary Burrage | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Politics
Hilary Burrage

For the sake of all children, and specifically to halt the hurt to an estimated-average 50 children at risk or victims of female genital mutilation in Britain every day of the entire year, we must demand to know right now exactly who in child safe-guarding is responsible for what.

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...