Stephen Lawrence Murder

'What Have We Done to Deserve This?' - Victims of Police Custody Deaths Long for Recognition

Daniel Machover | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Machover

Our criminal justice system has long discriminated against those who have lost family members at the hands of the police. Instead of being recognised as victims, such families are victimised from the very first meeting with the police onwards.

Two Arrests After Stephen Lawrence Plaque 'Spat At' And Flower Pot Broken

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage following an incident at the Stephen Lawrence memorial plaque. The Metropolitan Police s...

Stephen Lawrence Case: Don't Blame the Entire Met Police

Bob Morgan | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

Understandably the level of debate about this case has increased with the most recent allegations around spying and corruption - but a theme of that debate seems to be the entire Metropolitan Police were to blame for the actions of a few.

Head Of IPCC Apologises To Family Of Stephen Lawrence

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

The head of the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has apologised to the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence for the police watc...

Met Police 'Spy' Suspected Of Corruption, Stephen Lawrence Report Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

A judge-led public inquiry is to be launched into the work of undercover officers in the wake of "profoundly shocking" findings of a major review into...

Nick Griffin Writes Vile Stephen Lawrence Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

BNP leader Nick Griffin has plumbed new depths in questioning the appointment of Doreen Lawrence to the House of Lords. The MEP referred to the ant...

Stars Line Up For Stephen, 20 Years On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

20 years after the tragic murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence, music's biggest names are uniting for a special concert championing youth and social em...

Stephen Lawrence Murderer Makes Fresh Appeal Against Conviction

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

One of the two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence will have a fresh bid to appeal against his conviction heard by jud...

'The Pain Of Losing Someone Never Goes Away'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

Prime minister David Cameron and Britain's most senior police officer were among the guests at a memorial service for murdered teenager Stephen Lawren...

Stephen Lawrence's Murder 'Sparked Monumental Change'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

The murder of Stephen Lawrence sparked "monumental change" in British society, Prime Minister David Cameron said ahead of a memorial service today to ...

'I'll Never See A Black PM,' Says Doreen Lawrence

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has said she does not expect to see a black British Prime Minister in her lifetime. Doreen Lawrenc...

Archbishop: Fight Against Racism Continues 20 Years On From Stephen Lawrence Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

The fight against the "invidious and devastating cancer" of racism, 20 years after the murder of Stephen Lawrence, must be continued, the Archbishop o...

Gary Dobson Drops Appeal Over Stephen Lawrence Conviction

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

One of the two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence has dropped his appeal against conviction, the Judicial Office conf...

Lawrence Killers Lose Appeal Bid

PA | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

The two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence have lost the first round of their attempt to challenge their convictions ...

Theresa May Orders Inquiry Into Stephen Lawrence Police Corruption

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics

Theresa May has ordered an inquiry into allegations that the initial investigation into the murder of Stephen Lawrence was hampered by police corrupti...

No Fresh Evidence In Stephen Lawrence Corruption Case

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

Investigations into allegations of corruption at the heart of the Stephen Lawrence investigation have turned up no new evidence, it has been announced...

Scandalous Police Misbehaviour is Nothing New - Something Needs to Change

Emanuel Stoakes | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics
Emanuel Stoakes

The sickening racism that appears to have been directed at a young black man arrested by police in London, recorded on his mobile phone and published by the Guardian days ago should have rocked the British media.

Stephen Lawrence Family Call For Police Probe To Be Re-Opened

PA | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK

The family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will this week write to the Home Secretary to call for an inquiry into police wrongdoing to be reopen...

Stephen Lawrence Murderers Will Not Have Sentences Referred To Appeals Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

The sentences handed out to Gary Dobson and David Norris for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence will not be referred to the Court of...

Stephen Lawrence's Brother: 'They Have To Live With What They Have Done'

PA | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has spoken of the night he died and how he stood at the police cordon with no idea that his elder si...

Did The Lawrence Murder Spark A 'Sea Change' In Racial Attitudes?

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Politics

Britain has further to go to tackle racism but the Stephen Lawrence murder sparked a "sea change" in attitudes, former home secretary Jack Straw said ...

Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Gary Dobson And David Norris Face Sentencing

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

Two men found guilty of the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence will be jailed today. Gary Dobson, 36, and David Norris, 35, were convicted by a jury...

Jury Considers Verdict In Stephen Lawrence Murder Trial

PA | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK

Jurors in the trial of two men accused of murdering Stephen Lawrence retired today to consider their verdicts. Gary Dobson, 36, and David Norris, 3...