West Midlands Police

Students At Top University Offered Counselling After Body Found On Campus

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Birmingham University are being offered counselling after a body was found on campus. Police pulled the body of a man from the lake on th...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering His Wife At Lidl Carpark In Birmingham

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife with a “bladed weapon” following an early morning incident at a Lidl carpark in Birming...

Man Stabbed To Death In Birmingham Bus Attack As Police Hunt Killer

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK

A bus passenger was stabbed to death following an altercation with another man in Birmingham on Monday night. The man, in his thirties, was found in...

23 Criminal Suspects Could Face Prosecution Over Hillsborough Disaster And Alleged Police Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Hillsborough investigators have passed files relating to 23 suspects to the Crown Prosecution Service, a spokesman for the two criminal investigations...

Amber Rudd's 'Name-And-Shame' Foreign Workers Speech Recorded As 'Hate Incident'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Amber Rudd’s suggestion that companies compile lists of foreign workers has been recorded as a “hate incident” by police - but the university pr...

Man Arrested After Boy Kidnapped And Sexually Assaulted In Birmingham

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK

A 55-year-old man has been arrested after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted in Birmingham. The man was arrested by West Midlands Police on Saturday...

Teenager Killed In Suspicious Hit-And-Run Minutes After Being Forced Into A Car

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK

A 19-year-old has died in a suspicious hit-and-run, minutes after being apparently being forced into a car during a nearby disturbance. The teenager...

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...