Theft

Student's Car Filled With 6,500 Kits Kats After Thief Steals His Chocolate Bar

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Chocaholics around the world shuddered last week after the tragic news of Hunter Jobbins emerged. Having left his car unlocked for just 15 minutes, t...

University Student Falls Victim To The Weirdest Theft Ever

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An American student was left bemused after he discovered someone had broken into his car... and only stolen a Kit Kat. Kansas State University student...

Why You Should Care About The Miners' Pensions Scandal

Rachel Heeds | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel Heeds

Surely miners deserve our respect, our empathy and our gratitude for what they gave for us. Tragically, people who gave the best years of their lives in service of the nation feel like nobody cares about what they have been through, and are still going through. This has to stop.

This Thief Was So Prolific The Police Had To Use 'Super Recognisers' To Catch Him

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

A serial thief who stole more than £100,000 of luxury goods from London boutiques and jewellers has been jailed after he was snared by the Metropolit...

Cruellest Crime: Why MPs Must Pledge to Stop Pet Thieves

Rachael Millar | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Politics
Rachael Millar

Liam is 10 years old. His best friend is Lola, a miniature schnauzer. The photo above shows the two together - best mates hanging out. But Liam doesn't know where his canine playmate is right now because she was snatched by dog thieves last year. All he wants is for her to come back home, back where she belongs..

Amazing Video Shows Two Aussies Scupper A Robbery In The Simplest Way

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK

Warning: Some strong language When two men accidentally stumbled upon a robbery in progress, they couldn’t let the perpetrators get away - so the...

Four Verdicts In The Hatton Garden Heist Are In

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

Three men have been found guilty over the Hatton Garden heist. Carl Wood, William Lincoln and Hugh Doyle were found guilty over the largest burglar...

The Five Big Reasons You Need Home Insurance This Christmas

Sarah Willingham | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK
Sarah Willingham

At this time of year we can get a bit carried away with all of the present opening and eating (often the best bits of Christmas!) and forget about some of the disasters that could take place over the festive period!

Time For DIY CSI... 9 Crimes That Police Could Ask You To Investigate Yourself

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK

Police have been asking crime victims to investigate offences themselves, a new report from the police watchdog has revealed. Some police forces ha...

This Should Be Headline News

Laurenne Chapman | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK
Laurenne Chapman

Image courtesy of Picasso I just checked the news headlines for the day and sunk into the usual glum despondence. Powerless faced with all the horro...

Woman Caught On Film Stealing Cuddly Toy From Toddler's Grave

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Police in the US state of Ohio have released video of a woman stealing a cuddly toy from the grave of a 14-month-old toddler. The clip, which police i...

Rise of the Commuter Snoopers

Christian Toon | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

Imagine the situation: you're on the train to a meeting, going over some papers and you need to leave the carriage to go grab a coffee from the buffet car. What do you do with your briefcase? You'll only be gone two minutes and your laptop is safely stowed in the office, so what's the harm in leaving it on your seat?

Top 20 Burglary Hotspots In UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

The top 20 burglary hotspots in the UK have been revealed, with part of Manchester the worst in the country and 12 London postcodes in the list. Ac...

Crime Figures Reach 32-Year Low

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Crime against households and adults in England and Wales fell 10% in the year to September, official figures have revealed, the lowest level since the...

This Pair Of Thieves Could Be In A Sticky Situation..

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

Norwich is a-buzz, with thieves having stolen a beehive containing thousands of sleeping bees. The hive was stolen from a community garden in Marlp...

Loose Onions and Carrots: Or, How to Steal from Sainsbury's

Michael Allen | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Allen

My finger hovers over the image of 'loose onions'. Could I get away with it? Avocados are pretty expensive. My heartbeat rises and I peer out of the corner of my eye at the security guard by the door. ..

PICTURES: The World's Greatest Jewel Heists

Tom Bywater | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

Jewels worth up to £100 million were brazenly stolen by an armed masked man on Sunday from an exclusive hotel in Cannes on the French Riviera, a favo...

Value Of Jewels Snatched In Cannes Soars To £89 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

The value of jewellery and diamonds stolen from the world-famous Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes on Sunday has rocketed to a staggering £89 ...

Jewellery Worth 40 Million Euros Snatched From Hotel In Cannes

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

In one of Europe's biggest heists of recent years, more than 40 million Euros (£35 million) in precious jewellery and diamonds has been stolen at gun...

Tom Moseley

Police Force Refuses To Name Ex-Cop Charged With £113,000 Theft

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Moseley | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

A police force has refused to name an ex-officer charged with stealing £113,000 from its headquarters. Warwickshire Police claimed a "change in po...

Is the UK Government Trying to Kill Off Photographers

Edmond Terakopian | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Edmond Terakopian

Regardless of if you're a proud parent taking pictures of your children or a professional photographer photographing news, weddings, portraits, landscapes and so on, all photographs uploaded to the internet will soon be in danger of getting stolen and used without your permission.

Fleeing the Freeze? Don't Leave Your Mobile Security Out in the Cold

Gary Hibberd | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Tech
Gary Hibberd

Most phones are connected to many different websites all of which contain our personal details and many are also connected to (or contain) personal and work email accounts and documents. Cyber security is not just a plot in a James Bond movie, it's a real threat.

Phone Theft: An Unlikely Liberator?

Nick Reilly | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nick Reilly

Three weeks ago, I was the victim of a crime. Thankfully there was no violence or any physical attacks upon my person, nor was there anything that was generally symptomatic of the broken Britain that doom-mongering tabloids peddle on a daily basis.

Snap! The Photo That Landed Burglar Behind Bars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

This is the photograph that helped put a burglar behind bars as he posed for a snap just moments after stealing a car. Ashley Jordan kept the image...

Can You Believe This? Thief Steals iPhone From Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

These astonishing pictures show the moment a thief stole an iPhone from the hands of a toddler in a shop in Lancashire. 20-month-old Luella Reid wa...