• 17 May 2018

    The former partner of a man who was left horrifically disfigured and paralysed after she threw sulphuric acid over him as he lay in bed has been found guilty of ‘throwing a corrosive substance with intent’. But Berlinna Wallace was acquitted of the murder of Mark van Dongen who was later granted euthanasia in a…

  • 16 Jul 2017

    More acid attack convictions could come with a life sentence as the Government reviews the laws on the use of corrosive substances as weapons. There will also be measures to control their sale as part of a response to the recent spate of attacks.   There are some distressing images from the start of this…

  • 15 Jul 2017

    Leroy Logan, a former superintendent in the Metropolitan police and ex-gang member Gwenton Sloley who now advises the government and the police on youth crime, talk about the recent rise in acid attack.

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Jabed Hussain, who was one of those attacked by acid, says he lives in one of the most multicultural cities in the world, but is now scared.

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Two teenage boys have been arrested after five separate acid attacks on moped riders across north-east London, all carried out within 90 minutes. One victim was left with “life-changing” injuries after he was sprayed with the corrosive substance. The Met police chief called the attacks “completely barbaric” and said the Home Office was considering a…

  • 14 Jul 2017

    The painful aftermath of another acid attack on the streets of the capital. As two teenage boys are arrested in connection with a string of assaults last night, ministers are urged to tighten the law.

  • 30 Jun 2017

    The Metropolitan Police says it is now treating an acid attack in east London as a hate crime. Twenty four year old John Tomlin is wanted for questioning in connection with the incident, but police have warned that he shouldn’t be approached. Two cousins were attacked nine days ago in their car in Beckon. Last…