An MP has blasted his colleagues for “not taking seriously” the issue of violent crime after only a handful turned up for a debate on the issue.
As many as six out of 10 retailers in some areas are breaking the law on underage knife sales, as funding to find and prosecute rogue stores runs dry, councils have warned.
A teenager who was chased and killed in a stabbing in south-east London has been named.
Tributes have been paid to a “role model” 18-year-old who was stabbed to death in the street.
A man has been charged with murder after a 24-year-old died of multiple stab wounds.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan “fully supports” anti-knife crime campaigners who have gathered in Downing Street to call for action over recent bloodshed, a bereaved mother has said.
Anti-knife crime campaigners including bereaved mothers blocked Westminster Bridge as they called for action over recent bloodshed.
Sajid Javid has revealed he could have been drawn into a life of crime, as he admitted the bloodshed on Britain’s streets has left him fearing for his children’s safety.
Police could gauge which London neighbourhoods are most likely to suffer fatal stabbings by looking at non-fatal knife assault data from the previous year, a study suggests.
Three teenagers have been taken to hospital after being stabbed within minutes of each other in north-east London.
Thousands of victims as young as 11 end up in hospital because of assaults including knife attacks each year, figures suggest.
A 22-year-old man who was stabbed to death after being chased through the streets in London has been described as a “special” individual whose family fled war in Congo.
A fifth person has been stabbed in an area where police are already investigating a series of random knife attacks.
A man has been stabbed by an attacker matching the description of a knifeman who injured four people in one night.
The victims of a stabbing spree in north London were out walking alone when they were randomly attacked from behind, police say.
Thousands more police officers can now authorise enhanced stop and search activity after ministers relaxed rules on the tactics as part of efforts to tackle the knife crime crisis.
A man in his 40s has died after being stabbed outside a Tube station in London, Scotland Yard said.
A boy slashed in the face metres from a north London police station is one of four teenagers attacked with knives across the capital in one day.
Theresa May is to host a major summit aimed at tackling the scourge of knife crime.
The father of murdered schoolboy Kiyan Prince has said he is “heartbroken” that so many young people have been killed via knife crime since his son died 13 years ago.
Sir Lenny Henry wants to see paintbrushes in children’s hands instead of knives and says arts clubs can provide a safe space for young people.
Retailers have been warned they must take immediate action to help prevent knife crime after testing found many were selling blades without making the required age checks.
The number of criminals caught with knives or dangerous weapons has hit its highest level in nearly a decade, official figures have revealed.
Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise to victims of child abuse after claiming millions of pounds of police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating historic allegations.
Police will get a £100 million cash injection to tackle the knife crime crisis, the Chancellor has announced.
Boris Johnson has claimed millions of pounds of police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating allegations of historic abuse.
Detectives investigating the murder of Jodie Chesney have been given more time to question an 18-year-old suspect over her death.
Knife crime and school exclusions are likely to be two symptoms of the same underlying problems, according to Ofsted.
Asda has vowed to remove single kitchen knives from sale at all its stores by the end of April, amid rising fears over their use in fatal stabbings.
A man charged with murdering 17-year-old Jodie Chesney has been remanded in custody.