Police are investigating the death of actor Bradley Welsh after he was shot dead in Edinburgh on Wednesday night.
Three gang members have been convicted of human trafficking offences after they used young children from London to transport and sell drugs in Hampshire as part of 'county lines' gangs.
Two rogue traders have been jailed after scamming elderly victims into paying for unnecessary repairs.
A 36-year-old man who had more than one million indecent images of children has been spared jail for the third time.
Employers could be kept in the dark about the criminal records of some job applicants under a review of rules by the home secretary.
A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call.
A 46-year-old man has been charged after a video showing an effigy of the Grenfell Tower being burned was posted online.
A bogus parking company made a fortune by promising to look after holidaymakers' cars before ditching the vehicles.
A conman who faced legal action after using Manchester United striker Eric Cantona's image on a range of wines without his permission has been caught after 21 years on the run.
A Turkish criminal was initially allowed to stay in the UK because a judge said his association with a gang showed that he had integrated into British life.
A hacker who blackmailed porn website users in what investigators say is the UK's most serious cyber crime case has been jailed for over six years.
An army cadet who praised Adolf Hitler constructed a potential bomb after researching instructions online, a court has heard.
Four police officers were savagely attacked in the line of duty by a knifeman who lured them with a bogus 999 call, a court has heard.
A east London man who calmly told a 999 operator he had killed his wife has been found guilty of murder.
The teenager who admitted raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has launched an appeal against his jail sentence.
A so-called slip-and-trip fraudster has been given a suspended prison sentence after an insurance firm brought what is thought to be the first private prosecution of its kind in the UK.
A woman who said during a series of Facebook posts that her ex-husband tried to strangle her has won a libel battle against him at the UK’s highest court.
The psychologist who assessed the teenage killer of Alesha MacPhail has blamed “political correctness” for preventing early-years psychopathy screening.
A man in his 30s has been arrested by police investigating a stabbing in Enfield, north London on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police has said.
Teachers, nurses and police officers could be held accountable for failing to "spot warning signs" of violent crime among young people, under government plans announced today.
A “despicable” man who carried out a string of violent robberies at knife-point has been jailed for 35 years.
A young man who killed a stranger after hearing voices in his head has been jailed for life.
Cocaine users have "blood on their hands" and should be fined up to 100 per cent of their income if caught in possession, MPs have heard.
Lawyers for Empire actor Jussie Smollett claim charges alleging he lied to police about being attacked have been dropped.
Conservative MP Christopher Chope has said teenagers at risk of knife crime should learn self defence rather than carry a knife.
Two men have been arrested after five mosques had their windows smashed in Birmingham.
A self-employed gardener who "would not say boo to a goose" cannot explain why he painted "no blacks" at the home of a man and his 10-year-old son, a court has heard.
A tattooist, who was known as Dr Evil, has been jailed for carrying out ear and nipple removals and splitting a customer's tongue.
The 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been locked up for at least 27 years.
A 19-year-old woman in Washington has pleaded guilty to pushing her friend off a bridge into a river, causing severe injuries.
The “Yellow vest” protester James Goddard has pleaded not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry.
Police have release new CCTV footage after a 98-year-old died following a violent robbery in his home.
Images of 38 wanted individuals will be displayed on two vans driving around London to encourage the public to come forward with information.
Police have named the suspect in a shooting attack on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht which has left three people dead and nine injured.
A former science teacher has been jailed for at least 18 years after drowning her three-year-old daughter in a bath when her marriage broke down.
The national chairman of the Police Federation has said it is “clear” that the home secretary had fought for the £100million extra funding announced on Wednesday, because Theresa May has shown “nothing but contempt for policing”.
Actress Tina Malone has narrowly avoided jail after she admitted sharing a social media post identifying one of James Bulger’s killers.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the worldwide web, has called on the public and politicians to "come together" to end its misuse in a letter to mark the technology's 30th anniversary.
The owner of a clothes shop in south east London is offering refuge to teenagers who fear they may be a victim of knife crime.
Paul Mitchell has been jailed for 14 weeks after assaulting Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish during Sunday's derby.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney in east London, the Metropolitan Police said.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder, following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old in west London.
A coin enthusiast is facing life imprisonment for the “senseless and brutal” murder of a fellow collector over his limited edition Beatrix Potter 50p coins.
A 57-year-old man has been jailed for life after putting poison in his colleagues' sandwiches.
Families have expressed their "disappointment" and "devastation" after a pilot was cleared over the deaths of 11 men in the Shoreham air crash.
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a shallow grave in Kew.
The former Labour Home Secretary has accused the prime minister of being in “complete denial” about the causes of knife crime, after she suggested that there “was no direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers".
An IS fanatic who planned to kill tourists on Oxford Street has been jailed for life after a judge ruled his extremism "ran very deep".
A father and five other men have been found guilty of orchestrating an acid attack on a three-year-old during in a bitter custody battle with the child's mother.
Former Chief Constable of Cambridge Police, Tom Lloyd has described the proposal to bring in the army to deal with knife crime as “nonsense”.