Vandalism

How to Tackle the Litter-Louts - And WIN!

Bill Coles | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK
Bill Coles

If you don't know what you're doing, then tackling a litter-lout is a most depressing business. At the very least, you're going to be abused. You'll p...

Ukip MEP Has Brick Smashed Through His Window

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Police are investigating an attack on the east London home of a Ukip MEP, which the party called the latest in a series of attempts to intimidate the ...

LOOK: This Is The Most London Piece Of Vandalism Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

This might just be the most London piece of vandalism ever. Love this @stephenfry @Henryvonstifle @TimeOutLondon @simonpegg pic.twitter.com/AmtqZxj...

The Legalities of Street Art

Mary McCarthy | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mary McCarthy

A time where the Houses of Parliament are hosting an auction for the proceeds of a Banksy wall piece to be donated to charity, where the NYC Department of Transportation has made street art a priority, judges are pardoning artists due to their obvious talents and we bear witness to the ultimate irony - Walmart selling prints of Banksy's 'Destroy Capitalism' to the mass market.

Spitting In North London Could Cost You £500

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Anti-social spitters could be fined up to £500 if they sully the streets of Enfield, after the first law of its kind is introduced to ban the habit. ...

Vandal Admits Scrawling 'EDL' And 'F*** The Police' On War Memorial

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK

A young man who once had ambitions to join the army himself, has pleaded guilty to scrawling graffiti about Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder on the RAF Bom...

PIC: Now This Is Imaginative Vandalism...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy

And the award for most imaginative vandalism on the New York subway goes to this defacing of two posters either side of a 'Wolverine' one: ...

Man Arrested After Sticking Photo To Constable Painting

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

A man has been charged with criminal damage after sticking a photo to a painting by John Constable. Paul Douglas Manning, 57, was charged by the M...

War Memorial Targeted By Vandals AGAIN

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

The RAF Bomber Command Memorial in London's Green Park has been targeted by vandals for the second time in a week. The graffiti read 'LEE RIGBY KIL...

WATCH: Suspect In War Memorial Vandalism Caught On CCTV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

This is the man at the centre of the investigation into graffiti daubed on a war memorial. The word 'Islam' was sprayed onto the £7 million Bomber...

Ding Jinhao Wuz Here: Chinese Teen Defaces 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Temple

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK

A Chinese teenager has vandalised a 3,500-year-old Egyptian temple relic - by carving his name into it. The 15-year-old was visiting the Luxor sit...

World's Worst Graffiti Captured In New Book (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 17.12.2012 | Home

In graffiti art's long-running battle for recognition and respect, the enemy of progress often comes from within. For every caustic new Banksy, the...

Judge Praises 'Talent' Of Graffiti Gang

The Telegraph | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

Three men who carried out "an industrial scale" three-year campaign of vandalism on train and Tube carriages across London and causing £150,000 of da...

Vandalism Or Art? Photographer Delves Into Graffiti Scene

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 26.11.2012 | Home

As London-based photographer Brian David Stevens says, "we see graffiti all the time." The difference is, he wanted to meet some of the people who cre...

'Punch the Yellowist: Performance Art'

Dale Bilson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Dale Bilson

There are only about three paintings on this planet that I am able to say that I 'like', but last week Vladimir Umanets, the Yellowist, decided that one of them wasn't quite good enough. So he decided to improve it, with the addition of some half-legible scribbling in one of its corners.

I'd Risk More Rothko Vandalism to Carry on Being Close to Art

Philippa Warr | Posted 07.12.2012 | Home
Philippa Warr

As much as I loved the artworks, I don't find myself angry at the act of vandalism per se. The thing which bothers me is the knock on effects of vandalism - the fact that there will be people who are furious and that fury could end up limiting the physical enjoyment of Rothko's work.

Jimmy Savile Memorial Plaque Defaced

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

A memorial plaque commemorating Jimmy Savile's old house in Scarborough has been targeted by vandals who daubed 'paedophile' and 'rapist' across it in...

Vandalism

Gareth Morinan | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Gareth Morinan

It's been a long festival; there have been ups and downs. I've had some great reviews (Chortle certainly enjoyed the show), but I've also had Twitter abuse from people claiming I'm unprofessional (an outrageous claim).

PHOTOS: One Third Of Listed Buildings Hit By Crime

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

Almost a fifth of England's most precious historic buildings were hit by crimes ranging from vandalism to metal theft last year, English Heritage said...

Arson Attacks Cost Schools £91,000, Taking Away 'Scarce Educational Funds'

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Primary schools in Wales are having costly security fences installed after a string of attacks by arsonists and vandals but officials say the move wil...

One In Five Back Trick Or Treating Ban After Riots

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

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Woman Cautioned For 'Senseless and Inane' Shoe Attack On Cash Machine

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A woman who launched a "senseless" attack on a cash machine with her high-heeled shoe, hitting it almost 50 times, has been given...