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.
A homeless man has been left injured after his tent was set on fire in a busy shopping district in Cardiff.
The number of homicides in London so far in 2018 is the highest in a calendar year this decade.
A couple in their 70's have been detained after a "large amount of cocaine" was found in their cabin on a cruise ship returning from the Caribbean.
Russell Bishop has been described as an "evil monster" by the families of his two young victims as their 32-year fight for justice came to an end.
Fifteen protesters who cut through Stansted Airport’s fence and locked themselves together around a chartered deportation plane have been found guilty of an aviation security offence following a nine-week trial.
A teenager inspired by the Columbine High School massacre has been jailed after making bogus bomb threats to hundreds of UK schools and sparking an airport security scare.
More than 40 people have had criminal convictions quashed following an investigation into alleged data tampering at a forensics lab, the National Police Chiefs' Council has said.
A former police officer said that the threat of charges for a policeman who knocked an offender off a moped in London would reduce moral in the Metropolitan Police
A man who killed three children before hanging their bodies on a fence outside their home has been cleared for release by the Parole Board.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said the number of police officers in the Capital could drop to their lowest levels since 2002, unless financial cuts are stopped.
Cuts to youth services have led to the loss of 4,500 youth work jobs and over 760 youth centres since 2012, trade union UNISON has found.
Julia Hartley-Brewer berated a guest for using the term 'cis' after a discussion about the rise in transgender prisoners in the UK prison estate
Sarah Champion, the Labour MP for Rotherham has said the Government must issue “immediate” and “clear guidance” after it was revealed that local authorities had invited Sammy Woodhouse’s abuser to apply for parental rights to her son.
A 42-year-old man has been found guilty of strangling an elderly woman with a lawnmower cord to avoid being thrown off his allotment.
A journalist who investigated county lines drug gangs in South Wales says she was told of teens being trafficked during her research, and told Eamonn how drug dealing affects the local community
Sammy Woodhouse, who was groomed in Rotherham, has waived her anonymity to speak out against the council's decision to contact her rapist and offer him the chance to see his son
The home secretary has backed a controversial new tactic which allows police to knock suspects off mopeds.
There has been a steady rise in the number of 'county line' gangs who recruit youngsters to transport and sell drugs from big cities to small towns. We look at the devastating impact the practice has had in Wales.
A British Transport Police officer was stabbed in Ilford on Friday evening, and a second man killed in an attack in Dalston hours later
Ms Coffey has also called for a major review of the criminal justice system.
Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Sir Steve House said passers-by should only help officers struggling with violent suspects "if they can safely do so".
A teenage boy has apologised to former Wales rugby union captain Gareth Thomas after he attacked him over his sexuality.
Heavily pregnant Devi Unmathallegadoo, 35, was fatally injured at her home in Ilford, east London.
A woman is in hospital with serious burns after a masked attacker threw a corrosive substance in her face.
Sajid Javid has said there needs to be "more leadership all round" after unveiling details of a new drive to stop youngsters being drawn into crime.
A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old, who was the third fatality in as many days in London
Ken Hinds, Chair of the Haringey Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group, has said that the authorities have to do more to prevent knife crime as he has already “been to six funerals this year”, all of which were teenagers killed by violence.
Four men who groomed girls in Huddersfield have been jailed after being found guilty of various sexual offences
The father of a British-Canadian man suspected of joining the Islamic State has said his son does not support them and asked Canadian authorities for help in bringing him home
Trevor Phillips said there had been a change in perception of what a hate crime is, and urged against blaming Brexit for an increase in prejudice
Sergeant Simon Kempton has said that victims of crime saying how it will affect them has bearing on how the crime is prioritised, because forces do not have the resources to search “for stolen stuff on ebay” all day.
A man who chased a supermarket worker around an Aldi while holding a knife has been jailed for 18 months.
Two men have been taken to hospital after a hammer attack at Stratford station in east London during the morning rush-hour.
Seven men have been convicted of multiple rapes and indecent assaults in Rotherham as part of a large-scale inquiry into historic grooming in the area