West Midlands Police

Five Arrests In UK Linked To Brussels And Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK

Five people from Birmingham have been arrested as part of an international anti-terror inquiry in the wake of the Paris and Brussels attacks. Three me...

Policeman Accused Of 'Terrorist Kidnap Hoax' Targeting Muslim Colleague

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

A police officer was involved in a "false and malicious" 999 call claiming a colleague would be kidnapped by a radical Muslim who had links to Islamic...

Is It Time for a Bottom-up Approach to Digital Democracy in UK Politics?

Nathan Coyle | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Politics
Nathan Coyle

Is the political sphere moving fast enough to keep up with the needs of the people who live in the world? With the looming EU referendum approaching ...

Woman 'Abducted From Coventry Street By Gang Of Men'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.02.2016 | UK

Detectives believe they have established the identity of a woman thought to have been abducted from a Coventry street. The yet-to-be-traced victim ...

Birmingham Students Forced To Petition Police To Help Curb 'Daily' Muggings

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the University Of Birmingham have been forced to petition the police after claims a "drastic" increase in crime has failed to be taken ser...

Police Aren't Happy With Jess Phillips Comparing Cologne To Birmingham

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK

Police have said that the Cologne attacks on women are a "million miles away" from scenes in Birmingham centre, following controversial comments made ...

British Woman Who Returned From Syria Convicted Of Joining Isis

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Britain's First Woman To Be Found Guilty Of Joining Isis Has Been Sentenced A mother who travelled to Syria with her toddler has become th...

International Bomb Hoax Sees Thousands Of British Pupils Evacuated From Classrooms

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK

Thousands of pupils at 14 schools across England were told to stay at home on Tuesday morning after a series of hoax bomb threats. Six schools in t...

Bomb Threat Sees Four West Midlands Schools Evacuated

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

Four schools in the West Midlands were evacuated after receiving bomb scare calls on Tuesday morning. Three schools in Sandwell and one in Dudley w...

Forget Your Burgled House, This Is How Police Are Spending Public Money

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

British police may not have the time to investigate a house burglary, but they do have the resources to send two officers to Magaluf for two weeks to ...

Police Make 'Bizarre' Decision Over On The Run Murder Suspects

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

A police force has refused to name people accused of rape and murder, who have been on the run for years, because doing so would breach their privacy....

Pensioner Suffers Heart Attack After Motorbike Snatch And Grab

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK

Police have launched an investigation after an amateur photographer suffered a heart attack when two "yobs" tried to snatch his camera. The men, r...

Police Swoop In Dover For Six On Terrorism Offences

PA | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK

Six people have been arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police said. The five men and one woman, who ar...

Shocking Video Of Paramedic Leaving Man To Die Outside Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

Shocking footage has been released showing a paramedic standing with his hands in his pockets while a man lay dying nearby. Matt Geary, 36, offered...

Footage Shows Horrrifying Result Of Woman Trying To Stop Carjacking

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

CCTV footage has been released showing a woman being dragged 40 feet into a busy road as she tried to stop a carjacker. Nikki Law-Priddey, 30, had ...

This Thief Is Nothing If Not Optimistic...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

If you're going to try to steal a work of art, check before you go that it can fit under your top if that's where you're going to hide it. This opt...

Former Ukip MEP Charged With Money Laundering

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

A former Ukip MEP has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office after an inquiry into her expense claims. The Crown Prosec...

The Barefoot Boy With No Name: Lad Found Wandering Streets Of Birmingham At Night

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Police who found a three-year-old boy wandering the streets barefooted are to reunite him with his family. The boy was found walking alone at aroun...

Complaining To Police About Racism? Forget It, Unless You're An Officer...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

Three of Britain's largest police forces have been criticised for "poor" handling of discrimination complaints, and being far more sympathetic to thos...

LISTEN: 'Is That 999? I've Not Got Sprinkles On My Ice Cream'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

To clarify: Not having sprinkles on your ice cream is not a good reason to dial 999. The lesson was too late for this woman who rang West Midlands ...

Man And Woman Found Stabbed To Death In House, With Children Asleep

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

A woman and her ex-partner have been found stabbed to death, while their three children slept upstairs, police have said. A 19-year-old man has bee...

Muslim Women Can Help Stop Youth From Going to Syria

Shaista Gohir | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
Shaista Gohir

So what can Muslim women do to stop young Muslims from going abroad and getting involved in the Syria conflict? Well women can be the first to see behavioural changes amongst family members including a preoccupation with the Syria crisis.

Ex-Guantanamo Brit Moazzam Begg Arrested Over Syria Terror

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg is one of four people arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of terror offences, related to the conflict in Syria...

Hillsborough Survivors Speak Of 'Intimidation' By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Hillsborough survivors have spoken of how they were "scared and intimidated" by officers from the force tasked to independently investigate the footba...

Birmingham Rapper Murder Trial Sparks Tense Stand-Off In City Centre (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Police officers have been involved in city-centre fracas with a group of youths after a man was Tasered in a local court building. More than 50 office...