• Published on 19 Oct 2017 Sections UK

    The number of crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales has topped five million for the first time in a decade – that’s 13 per cent higher than the year before. Police are now dealing with more violent incidents, and almost a fifth more sexual offence crimes.

  • Published on 21 Sep 2017 Sections UK

    A report has detailed how police missed numerous chances to prevent the death of a mentally ill man. 25-year-old James Herbert never regained consciousness after being restrained, transported 27 miles then left naked face down in a police cell. Today the Independent Police Complaints Commission recommended special techniques when dealing with those with mental health problems.

  • Published on 6 Jun 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Theresa May has also been touring the country throughout the day, ending up back in London this evening. Gary Gibbon says that, after the London terror attacks, she is due to say that if human rights laws get in the way of counter-terrorism, she will change them.

  • Published on 6 Jun 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Former Home Office Minister Liam Byrne says Theresa May has taken 20,000 police officers off the streets, while her government has underestimated the scale of the terrorist threat.

  • Published on 12 Apr 2017 Sections Germany, Sport

    German police investigating the bomb attack on the Dortmund football team bus say a letter found near the scene suggests a possible Islamist link – and one suspect has been taken into custody. But they admitted they are still “in the dark” as to the motive.

  • Published on 12 Apr 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    The Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner could face criminal charges over allegations she failed to properly declare the election expenses of a Conservative candidate during the 2015 General Election.

  • Published on 10 Apr 2017 Sections UK

    The biggest ever gathering of British police officers joined mourners at the funeral of PC Keith Palmer, who was stabbed to death inside the gates of Parliament last month.

  • Published on 2 Apr 2017 Sections UK

    Police have arrested six people on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenage asylum seeker was attacked on a suburban street while a crowd of people looked on.

  • Published on 31 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    It’s not just the NHS which is strapped for cash. New figures show that nine out of ten burglaries remain unsolved… as limited resources force police to prioritise the crimes they investigate.

  • Published on 3 Mar 2017 Sections UK

    Evidence was thrown away. Claims of abuse were not followed up. No real investigation was carried out for months. The litany of police failures revealed by a report into the death of toddler Poppi Worthington, just 13 months old when she collapsed at her family’s home just over four years ago.

  • Published on 2 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    A new report by the Police watchdog has warned of “worrying signs of deterioration” in the performance of some forces.

  • Published on 15 Feb 2017 Sections UK

    Undercover police inquiry delayed amid soaring costs

    The Met police has so far spent £4.5 million pounds and has disclosed to the inquiry more than a million pages of classified material.

  • Published on 5 Feb 2017 Sections UK

    South Wales Police have joined the Samaritans to pilot an awareness-raising scheme to help reduce levels of self-harm.

  • Published on 31 Jan 2017 Sections UK, Uncategorised

    Police unlawfully seized phone records of journalists and other police officers

    Cleveland Police have been found to have illegally used surveillance powers on police officers and local journalists during a 2012 investigation into the source of various leaks.

  • Published on 3 Jan 2017 Sections UK

    The man shot dead by police on a motorway slip road in West Yorkshire has been named as 28-year-old father of two, Yassar Yaqub.