Sephton Henry, a former gang member has said described the Home Secretary’s new measures to tackle knife crime “a joke”, and said that the funding might as well go straight to knife crime offenders to “change their lives”.
The chief of a knife crime awareness charity says the newly-announced Knife Crime Prevention Orders won't stop young people carrying knives
Veteran postman Keith Bourne lost the tip of his ring finger after a Staffordshire bull terrier tore it off during a routine delivery.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has unveiled new ASBO-style orders designed to tackle spiralling knife violence.
A teenager who attacked a car with a "zombie knife" in broad daylight has been jailed for three and a half years after the Court of Appeal decided his suspended sentence was unduly lenient.
Police are investigating the death of a teenager after a fight descended into a fatal stabbing in north London
A man cut off his own dog's head and setting a family’s house alight after overdosing on Spice, a court heard.
Labour’s Stephen Kinnock has said that Fiona Onasanya, a Labour MP who was jailed for lying about a speeding charge, should resign and that the party will force a by-election if she does not.
Labour MP Fiona Onasanya has been jailed for three months at the Old Bailey for lying to avoid a speeding prosecution.
Three diners were stabbed by a group wielding knives in front of "terrified" families at a busy McDonald's restaurant.
A 21-year-old white supremacist has been convicted of planning a killing spree at a medieval football match in his home town of Workington.
The chair of the Police Federation said the police need more money and more prisons to tackle the rise in crime
Police officers are calling for "more boots on the ground" as figures reveal a 14% rise in homicides - the highest number since 2008.
Convicted sex offenders who should have been closely monitored in bail hostels have instead been housed in budget hotel chains on their release from prison, inspectors have found.
Darren Ogom has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after Holly Burke was killed when crashed into her car during a police chase
The sister of Charlotte Brown, who died after being thrown from Jack Shepherd’s speedboat on a first date, said that he is only “thinking of himself”.
Jack Shepherd went on the run after being convicted of manslaughter following the 2015 death of Charlotte Brown
Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been arrested in Georgia after handing himself in to authorities after spending months as a fugitive.
Knife crime on Britain's rail network has more than tripled in the past three years, police figures suggest.
A 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital in a "potentially life-threatening condition" after being shot in south-east London.
Police are investigating the deaths of a mother and two young children whose bodies were found at their home in Bolton.
The American singer is in custody in Paris with two others, after a woman filed a rape complaint, French police have said.
Rachel Horman, a domestic abuse lawyer has said that proposals for domestic abuse offenders to face lie-detector tests when released from prison could lead to “lazy policing”.
A burglar who broke into retirement flats was restrained by two pensioner residents - a former policeman and a Judo enthusiast.
Social media users have mocked an e-fit image released by Staffordshire Police, claiming it resembles the alien E.T.
The former private secretary to Tony Blair and John Major has been jailed for seven years for raping a "particularly vulnerable" woman.
Organisers of an event celebrating Waltham Forest's status as a London Borough of Culture have defended the event, after coming under fire for holding celebrations in the same week a 14-year-old was killed in the area.
Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz has died from stab wounds a day after being attacked on stage at a charity event, Poland's health minister said.
Police are investigating a "mindless act of vandalism" involving a war memorial in Swindon.
Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.
James Goddard, a leading member of UK’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters, has been arrested in London ahead of ‘yellow vest’ protest in the capital city.
Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has said that legalising cannabis would stop the ‘criminal’ cannabis supply chain that ‘does not give-a-monkeys’ about the health effects of the drug.
A pensioner was among a three cannabis growers caught running a £720,000 cannabis farm inside an agricultural greenhouse.
Immigration expert David Wood has said that migrants have an “unrealistic expectation” of the UK and believe that the streets are “paved with gold”.
Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan police officer has said that he does not have a problem with so-called ‘paedophile hunters’ but that he feels their need to live-stream confrontations as a “lust for likes and views” on social media.
Mark Day from the Prison Reform Trust has said proposals to remove bars from the windows of new prisons are “common sense”, describing it as “yesterday’s technology”.
A 14-year-old boy who was knocked off a moped and stabbed multiple times died in a targeted attack, police have said.
The former youth football coach was accused of historic sexual abuse involving boys aged under 16.
A man accused of murdering a father travelling on a train with his teenage son is due to appear in court.
The victim of a fatal stabbing on board a train in Surrey was a "devoted" father who was taking his son on a trip to London, his family have revealed.
Police hunting a knifeman who murdered a train passenger in Surrey in front of his 14-year-old son have arrested a suspect
The son of imprisoned radical Islamist Abu Hamza has been charged with possessing firearms and intent to cause fear and danger
A study has claimed that employers could discriminate against applicants who disclose a criminal conviction
Murder detectives are hunting the "dangerous" ex-boyfriend of a woman who was found dead in a flat on New Year's Eve.
Thirty-nine people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a "minor argument" in a shop ended in a man being chased down and stabbed.
Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard was left with bruises on his face, arms, body and legs after he and his brother Curtis were attacked on a night-out, a family spokesman has said.
Three men who killed five people in a "bomb-like" shop blast have been convicted of murder and plotting to claim a £300,000 insurance pay-out.
Four men have been detained under the Immigration Act after police boarded a cargo ship amid reports of stowaways threatening crew.
Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said that there remains a "hard-core minority" of young people who commit hate crimes against LGBT+ people.
Two Harrods employees are facing jail after attacking a homeless man who asked them for a cigarette
A couple who named their baby Adolf out of "admiration" for Hitler have been jailed for being members of the banned National Action group.
The award-winning artist was arrested in June after having a 10cm blade in his possession.
Sajed Choudry suffered a number of serious injuries during the incident near his home in Blackburn.