Crime

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected in the workplace, but not when I step onto the street'

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected in the workplace, but not when I step onto the street'

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected at work, but not on the street'

Labour MP Stella Creasy welcomed proposed changes to hate crime laws, which could see misogyny, misandry, hatred of goths and ageism counted as hate crimes

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

One dead and two more injured in London stabbing and shooting incidents

One dead and two more injured in London stabbing and shooting incidents

One dead and two more injured in London stabbing and shooting incidents

A man was killed and another injured after a stabbing in Hainault, while another man was shot and injured in Hackney on Friday

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Brian Paddick said that the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a separate issue to Karen White's sentencing, and that the conflation of transgender people with sex offenders is 'prejudice'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' same 'prejudice that says black men are criminals'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' same 'prejudice that says black men are criminals'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' akin to racism

Former Metropolitan Police assistant deputy commissioner and peer Brian Paddick says transgender people feel 'unfairly labelled' as sex offenders due to the discussion around the Karen White case

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Dr Nicola Williams of Fair Play for Women says prison policy on transgender prisoners will allow dangerous offenders access to women

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Transgender sex offender Karen White sentenced to life in prison

Transgender sex offender Karen White sentenced to life in prison

Transgender sex offender Karen White sentenced to life in prison

Karen White was born Stephen Wood, and had previous convictions for indecency when he assaulted two women in prison

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

Up to a million reported crimes are being dropped with little or no investigation, it has been reported.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Former British Transport Police Officer about rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former British Transport Police Officer on rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former BTP officer: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

A former British Transport Police Officer Norman Brennan has said that the government needed to ask itself a question: “What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police crime numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chair

Prime Minister Theresa May has sparked outrage from police after she insisted that there is no direct “causation” between officer numbers and crime levels.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Jenny McDonagh, who worked for Kensington and Chelsea Council and defrauded the Grenfell survivors' fund of thousands for herself, has been jailed for five years

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits charges

Independent councillor Richard Alderman is charged with sending offensive messages via a public network. He called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged'

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to remain despite sexual assault conviction

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to remain despite sexual assault conviction

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to remain despite conviction

Comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in jail for sexual assault

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland has announced it is stopping sales of kitchen knives from all its stores by the end of next month as campaigners criticised it for stocking toy blades and meat cleavers for Halloween.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Detectives are investigating whether the incident was an anti-Muslim attack.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Police release images of man sought in connection with a sexual assault

Police release images of man sought in connection with a sexual assault

The incident occurred at an event at Camden Market, London, in July.

Man charged with assault on traffic warden in Birmingham

Man charged with assault on traffic warden in Birmingham

The warden was dragged from his moped on Hartopp Road in the city.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Sentences to double for people who attack emergency service workers

Sentences to double for people who attack emergency service workers

Sentences to double for people who attack emergency service workers

A Private Member's Bill proposing to double custodial sentences for people who assault emergency service workers has received government approval

Suspects sought after woman was spat at on train

Suspects sought after woman was spat at on train

Suspects sought after woman was spat at on train

Police are searching for a group of boys who spat in the face of a woman travelling with her partner and child

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Man arrested for burglary after intruder was caught 'snacking on cookies'

Man arrested for burglary after intruder was caught 'snacking on cookies'

The 31-year-old man was held after officers apparently found him sitting on a sofa at a property in Newcastle.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs police anti-hate campaign 'hurty feelings helpline'

Julia Hartley-Brewer wrote off South Yorkshire Police's campaign to get people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents as the 'hurty feeling helpline'

South Yorkshire Police criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

South Yorkshire Police criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

Police force criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

South Yorkshire Police tweeted that instances of hate that were not a criminal offence or hate crime should still be reported

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Teenage boy left critically ill after stabbing in north London

Teenage boy left critically ill after stabbing in north London

The male victim, believed to be 18, was found with stab wounds after the incident in York Way, Islington.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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Three injured in Notting Hill 'noxious substance' attack

Three injured in Notting Hill 'noxious substance' attack

Three people have been taken to hospital following the incident in west London.

A man in his thirties was seriously assaulted by a group of teenagers at Gravelly Hill train station.

Fresh eyewitnesses sought in 'electronic stun weapon' assault in Birmingham

Fresh eyewitnesses sought in 'electronic stun weapon' assault in Birmingham

A man in his thirties was seriously assaulted by a group of teenagers at Gravelly Hill train station.

Police implementing stop and search at the 2018 Notting Hill Carnival

Stop and search campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Sajid Javid is expected to announce greater stop and search powers for police to prevent crimes like acid attacks.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Man arrested for jumping the security fences around Parliament

Man arrested for jumping the security fences around Parliament

The incident is not being treated as a terror-related, Met police said.

Woman appears in court charged with making explosives

Woman appears in court charged with making explosives

Natalie Parsons is accused of two counts of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018

'Make London Safe Again' protesters fly Sadiq Khan blimp over Parliament Square

'Make London Safe Again' protesters fly Sadiq Khan blimp over Parliament Square

'Make London Safe Again' protesters fly Sadiq Khan blimp over Parliament Square

A blimp in the likeness of Sadiq Khan wearing a yellow bikini flew over Parliament Square to protest against the Mayor's handling of crime in London

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman planned to detonate an explosive device outside Downing Street and has been jailed for 30 years

Police given more time to question teen arrested on suspicion of terrorism

Police given more time to question teen arrested on suspicion of terrorism

Police given more time to question teen arrested on suspicion of terrorism

A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of terror offences after an 'unknown substance' was found at his house in West London

Man held on suspicion of murdering Solihull mother and daughter

Man held on suspicion of murdering Solihull mother and daughter

A 21-year-old man has been held over the stabbing of Raneem Oudeh and her mother Khaola Saleem.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in West London after an unknown substance was discovered at his house

Grime artist says he was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist says he was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist: I was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist Cally tells talkRADIO he was stopped and searched five times and calls for police to 'sort it out'

Two men jailed for at least 30 years over shotgun murder

Two men jailed for at least 30 years over shotgun murder

Khalid Farah, 26, was blasted with a shotgun at close range as he sat in a hire car in the early hours of November 11 last year.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Man arrested after petrol bomb attack on Sikh gurdwara

Man charged after fire at Sikh gurdwara

Man charged after fire at Sikh gurdwara

A man has been charged after a fire at aSikh gurdwara in Edinburgh

Woman critically injured after collision with hit-and-run cyclist

Woman critically injured after collision with hit-and-run cyclist

Scotland Yard said the male cyclist initially stopped after falling off his bike, but quickly fled the scene.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

A Sikh temple in Edinburgh had its doors set alight in the early hours of Tuesday morning

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham has said that the UK needs to admit that the country has a problem with knife possession, after 69 people were detained by police on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at Notting Hill Carnival.

Dan Wootton shocked by Republican's claims London is 'more dangerous than every US city'

Dan Wootton shocked by Republican's claims London is 'more dangerous than just about every major US city'

Republican claims London is 'more dangerous than US cities'

Drew Liquerman joined Dan Wootton on the Drivetime show to discuss gun laws, and left the host almost speechless when he claimed he'd feel safer in London owning a gun

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

133 arrests made at Notting Hill Carnival drugs and weapons offences

133 arrests made at Notting Hill Carnival for drugs and weapons offences

133 arrests made at Notting Hill Carnival for drugs and weapons offences

The first day of Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday 26 August saw 133 arrests for various offences including drugs and possession of an offensive weapon

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Four hospitalised after car crashes into a pedestrian on Regent Street

Four hospitalised after car crashes into a pedestrian on Regent Street

Police were already in pursuit of the vehicle when it crashed, injuring those inside the car.

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Mother and daughter stabbed to death in street in Solihull

Mother and daughter stabbed to death in street in Solihull

Police are urgently trying to arrest a male suspect after the women, aged 49 and 22, were killed in Solihull on Monday.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Four men jailed for trying to smuggle £41m worth of cocaine into UK on private jet

Four men jailed for trying to smuggle £41m worth of cocaine into UK on private jet

Four men jailed for trying to smuggle £41m worth of cocaine into UK

Four men were found guilty of drugs offences after they attempted to fly £41m worth of cocaine into the UK on a private jet from Colombia

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

National Crime Agency spokesperson outside the factory

Three arrested as illegal gun factory uncovered in East Sussex

Three arrested as illegal gun factory uncovered in East Sussex

Investigators found what they believe to be a "large-scale" operation in a warehouse describing itself as a gearbox repair business.

Police officer charged with punching 14-year-old boy

Police officer charged with punching 14-year-old boy

Pc Paul Evans is accused of hitting the teenager at a property in Bridgend.

Boys aged between 13 and 17 among nine arrested in sexual exploitation probe

Boys aged between 13 and 17 among nine arrested in sexual exploitation probe

Officers carried out a series of raids in Portsmouth and Havant on Tuesday as part of the inquiry.

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Labour MP Chukka Umunna made a speech in which he said politicians on the left and right were not responding adequately to violent crime

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Swastika graffiti vandal jailed for six years after month-long hate campaign

Swastika graffiti vandal jailed for six years after month-long hate campaign

Austin Ross, 23, stuck racist posters on buildings around his home town, as well as torching a school and a masonic lodge.

Man charged with attempted murder after hammer attack on mother and daughter

Man charged with attempted murder after hammer attack on mother and daughter

Joe Xuereb, 27, will appear in court in connection with a serious assault on Ania Gos, 30, and her mother, 64, in Adderley Gardens.

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Three people injured in London shooting

Three people injured in London shooting

Scotland Yard said the incident was "not terror-related" and have not yet made any arrests.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Four teenagers were stabbed in Camberwell on Thursday evening

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Gavin Casey has been found guilty of murder after attacking a man when he became jealous of his ex-partner making him a cup of tea

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

185 officers raided 15 properties with large amounts of Class A drugs and a handgun seized.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Man charged with murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood

Man charged with murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood

Michael Stirling, aged 32, will appear in court on suspicion of murder.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Homeless man jailed for criminal damage after trespassing in Buckingham Palace

Homeless man jailed for criminal damage after trespassing in Buckingham Palace

Steven Lawlor entered the protected royal site on July 16 and broke poster boards and glass cabinets fixed to metal railings to use as bedding.

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