Crime

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two men have been arrested after five mosques had their windows smashed in Birmingham.

Christopher Davies

Tory MP admits submitting false expenses invoices

Tory MP admits submitting false expenses invoices

Tory MP Christopher Davies has admitted submitting two false expenses invoices. 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Gardener ‘cannot explain’ why he painted racist graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti

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.

Tattooist ‘Dr Evil’ jailed for removing customers’ ear and nipples

Tattooist jailed for illegal body modifications

Tattooist jailed for illegal body modifications

A tattooist, who was known as Dr Evil, has been jailed for carrying out ear and nipple removals and splitting a customer's tongue.

Aaron Campbell

Teenager sentenced to life for rape and murder of Alesha MacPhail

Teenager sentenced to life for rape and murder of Alesha MacPhail

The 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been locked up for at least 27 years.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Glasgow murders

Trio jailed for 'merciless' Glasgow murder

Trio jailed for 'merciless' Glasgow murder

Three people have been jailed for life for the "merciless" murder of a man at a Glasgow flat last year.

Teenager pleads guilty to pushing her friend off a bridge

Teenager pleads guilty to pushing her friend off bridge

Teenager pleads guilty to pushing her friend off bridge

A 19-year-old woman in Washington has pleaded guilty to pushing her friend off a bridge into a river, causing severe injuries.

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard pleads not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard pleads not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry

‘Yellow vest’ protester pleads not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry

The “Yellow vest” protester James Goddard has pleaded not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Police release CCTV footage after 98-year-old dies following ‘violent robbery’

Police release CCTV footage after 98-year-old dies following ‘violent robbery’

Police release CCTV footage after 98-year-old dies following ‘violent robbery’

Police have release new CCTV footage after a 98-year-old died following a violent robbery in his home.

Wanted People

Met police to display 'wanted' people on London vans

Met police to display 'wanted' people on London vans

Images of 38 wanted individuals will be displayed on two vans driving around London to encourage the public to come forward with information.

Tram

Three people dead after shooting on tram in Netherlands

Three people dead after shooting on tram in Netherlands

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.

Bethan Colebourn

Ex-teacher jailed for life for drowning daughter in bath

Ex-teacher jailed for life for drowning daughter in bath

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.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

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”.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Actress avoids jail for identifying Bulger killer

Actress avoids jail for identifying Bulger killer

Actress Tina Malone has narrowly avoided jail after she admitted sharing a social media post identifying one of James Bulger’s killers.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Worldwide web inventor calls for people to ‘come together’ to end its misuse

World Wide Web inventor calls for people to ‘come together’ to end its misuse

World Wide Web inventor calls for people to ‘come together’ to end its misuse

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.

Shop owner offers ‘safe space’ in campaign against knife crime

Shop owner offers ‘safe space’ in campaign against knife crime

Shop owner offers ‘safe space’ in campaign against knife crime

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.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish

Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish

Paul Mitchell has been jailed for 14 weeks after assaulting Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish during Sunday's derby.

Boy due in court charged with murder of Jodie Chesney

Teen due in court charged with murder of Jodie Chesney

Teen due in court charged with murder of Jodie Chesney

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney in east London, the Metropolitan Police said.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Ayub Hassan

15-year-old charged with murder of stabbed teenager

15-year-old charged with murder of stabbed teenager

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder, following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old in west London.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Coin collector convicted for murdering fellow enthusiast over rare 50p

Coin collector convicted for murdering fellow enthusiast over rare 50p

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.

Sandwich

German man who poisoned colleagues' sandwiches jailed for life

German man who poisoned colleagues' sandwiches jailed for life

A 57-year-old man has been jailed for life after putting poison in his colleagues' sandwiches.

Shoreham airshow crash pilot cleared of manslaughter

Shoreham airshow crash pilot cleared of manslaughter

Shoreham airshow crash pilot cleared of manslaughter

Families have expressed their "disappointment" and "devastation" after a pilot was cleared over the deaths of 11 men in the Shoreham air crash.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Luton shootout

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Footage has emerged of a gangland shootout between a cyclist and five men in a car on a residential Luton street last year.

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kew

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kew

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a shallow grave in Kew.

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

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".

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Lewis Ludlow

Muslim convert who plotted Oxford Street terror attack jailed for life

Muslim convert who plotted Oxford Street terror attack jailed for life

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".

Father guilty of plotting acid attack on 3-year-old son

Father guilty of plotting acid attack on 3-year-old son

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.

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Former Chief Constable of Cambridge Police, Tom Lloyd has described the proposal to bring in the army to deal with knife crime as “nonsense”.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

UKIP attempt to ‘push anti-muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

The founder of Shatter Boys, a support group for male survivors of child sexual abuse in Rochdale, has told talkRADIO that UKIP has offered to fund them if they raise alarm about grooming gangs.

Kevin Cairns

Conman jailed for swindling dying father

Conman jailed for swindling dying father

A conman who swindled a terminally-ill father out of £12,500 has been jailed for four years.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Father of stabbing victim: ‘Everyone is running around like headless chickens’

Knife crime has 'everyone running around like headless chickens'

Knife crime has 'everyone running around like headless chickens'

The father of Jimmy Mizen, who was stabbed to death aged 16 in 2008, has said that “everyone is running around like headless chickens” because no one knows how to tackle knife crime.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Girl stabbed to death in London park

Girl stabbed to death in London park

Girl stabbed to death in London park

A 17-year-old girl was stabbed to death in an east London park on Friday night, Scotland Yard said. 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Louella Fletcher-Michie

Rapper jailed for death of Holby City star's daughter

Rapper jailed for death of Holby City star's daughter

A rapper has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for the manslaughter of Holby City actor John Michie’s daughter.

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

A drugs policy expert has said that legalising medical cannabis allows “sick people to get the best medicine for their ailments”, but that the government was not moving fast enough.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Coke-on-Trent

‘Coke-on-Trent’ drug gang jailed for 100 years

‘Coke-on-Trent’ drug gang jailed for 100 years

Drug smugglers who ran a £30million drugs ring from Stoke-on-Trent were jailed for a total of 100 years today.

Police chief brands knife attacks ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Baljinder Singh

Man jailed for helping Indian fraudsters with Microsoft scam

Man jailed for helping Indian fraudsters with Microsoft scam

A conman has been jailed for his part in a scam worth hundreds of thousands of pounds which made computer users think their machines had been infected with a virus.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Killer of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail named as teenager Aaron Campbell

Killer of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail named as teenager Aaron Campbell

Killer of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail named as teenager Aaron Campbell

The 16-year-old boy who raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail can be identified as Aaron Campbell after a judge allowed his name to be reported.

Emojis

Emojis as easy to interpret as 'Spanish or French', argues defence lawyer

Emojis as easy to interpret as 'Spanish or French', argues defence lawyer

Emojis pose no more difficulty to the courts than interpreting another language, a criminal defence lawyer has argued. 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Man who died in luxury hotel lobby after stabbing named by police

Stabbing victim who died in luxury hotel lobby named by police

Stabbing victim who died in luxury hotel lobby named by police

Police have named a man who died in the lobby of a luxury hotel after being stabbed in the street in central London.

Four jailed after woman killed by stolen HGV

Four jailed after woman killed by stolen HGV

Four men have been jailed for almost 50 years after a pedestrian was run over and killed by a stolen HGV they were holding to ransom.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage after “no blacks” was written on a door.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Police

Eleven arrested after fatal stabbing in central London

Eleven arrested after fatal stabbing in central London

Eleven people are being held on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in central London.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Child killer

Man found guilty of stabbing convicted child killer to death

Man found guilty of stabbing convicted child killer to death

A 23-year-old has been found guilty of stabbing to death a man who killed a toddler in 1985.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Former extremist: Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain

Former extremist: Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain

A former extremist who new helps rehabilitate radicalised young people says Shamima Begum should be brought home and given a chance to 'turn her life around'

Over £30k raised for family who died in Stafford fire

Over £30k raised for family who died in Stafford fire

Over £30k raised for family who died in Stafford fire

More than £30,000 raised for the family of four children who died in a house fire is to be put into a trust to help their two-year-old brother.

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

A British war veteran has been held in a prison in Dubai for four months over drug claims.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

It is 'appalling' prisoners are reoffending to not sleep on the street, says homeless charity CEO

It is 'appalling' former prisoners are reoffending to not sleep on the street, says homeless charity CEO

Crisis CEO: It is 'appalling' ex-prisoners are reoffending to avoid the streets

Jon Sparkes, chief executive of Crisis, has said that it is “an appalling state of affairs” when someone has to choose between sleeping on the streets or prison, after a report said prisoners are reoffending to get a roof over their heads.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Over £100,000 worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs smuggled into UK strapped to hunter's body

A bird centre has hatched £100,000 worth of rare eggs smuggled into the UK by an SAS-trained wildlife hunter dubbed the "Pablo Escobar of the egg trade".

Tattooist called 'Dr Evil' pleads guilty to GBH after slicing off customers' body parts

Tattooist pleads guilty to GBH after slicing off customers' body parts

Brendan McCarthy, a tattoo artist who called himself Dr Evil, sliced off a customer's ear and another's nipple with no medical qualifications

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Police shoot man in south London as woman is 'held captive' in house

Police shoot man in south London as woman is 'held captive' in house

Scotland Yard have said a man was shot and wounded in south London as police responded to an incident

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

A customer who tried to set fire to a petrol-soaked bank branch has been jailed for three-and-a-half years, police said.

Fears of south coast cat killer on the loose after number of cats found stabbed

Cat killer fears after felines found stabbed on south coast

Cat killer fears after felines found stabbed on south coast

Fears a new cat killer is on the loose have emerged after a spate of feline stabbings along the south coast.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Train Murder

Train stabbing suspect denies murder of Lee Pomeroy

Train stabbing suspect denies murder of Lee Pomeroy

A man accused of stabbing a 51-year-old father on board a train in Surrey has denied murder.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain'

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain' in the UK

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain'

talkRADIO’s Mike Graham has said that the people on a chartered deportation flight to Jamaica should not be allowed to remain in the UK, amid pressure from MPs and campaigners to stop the plane.

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