The number of knife crimes in England and Wales was the highest on record last year, up 7% on the previous 12 months.
Knife crime will fall during the coronavirus lockdown, a man helping police to take weapons off the streets has said.
The number of people convicted or cautioned for carrying a knife has hit the highest level in a decade.
Three students from a special educational needs school in Kettering have recorded a rap about knife crime at Beck Recording Studio, where Freddie Mercury once recorded.
Judges have been accused of “soft sentencing” for offenders convicted of repeat knife or offensive weapons crimes.
Police are trying to crack down on illegal knives sales by targeting sellers online.
Social media is fuelling gang violence as threats and pictures of knives shared online spark revenge attacks, according the country’s top prosecutor.
Former One Direction star Liam Payne has said he was lucky to survive being robbed at knifepoint when he was 12.
Idris Elba has called on perpetrators of knife crime to stop making their communities “look stupid” and urged other stars to demand an end to fatal stabbings.
Rapper Will.i.am believes the UK’s knife crime epidemic in urban areas is “not as bad as it’s being reported”.
Former gang members have fused drill music with the gospel to try to rescue youths from violence and drugs.
A new documentary will examine the communities and individuals affected by knife crime and aim to shed light on why the use of knives has become so prevalent on the streets of London.
Ministers have been told to come up with “creative alternatives” to London’s knife crime epidemic — including banning offenders from social media.
The Specials singer Neville Staple has spoken of the “heartbreaking loss” of his grandson, who was stabbed to death aged 21.
Former EastEnders star Shaheen Jafargholi has said the knife crime storyline which saw the brutal murder of his character was “important” amid growing fears across the UK about rising levels of violence.
Music genres such as drill, grime and rap should not be solely targeted in efforts to drive out violence in the capital, rapper Dappy has suggested.
A forthcoming episode of EastEnders will feature accounts from relatives of real-life victims of knife crime, the BBC soap has announced.
The Mayor of London’s office has been forced to remove promotional material for its anti-knives campaign after it was discovered celebrity endorsements supporting the drive had been faked.
Aberdeen is not among the 15 council areas where a government-funded play on knife crime will be performed.
Parents could be told to sign letters pledging to educate their kids on the dangers of taking knives to school in Aberdeen.
A campaign has been launched that encourages schoolchildren to pledge not to carry knives in the wake of Bailey Gwynne's death.
Officials say they are going "beyond the recommendations" of a review into the fatal stabbing of Aberdeen schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.
Pupils and teachers at an Aberdeen school were today remembering Bailey Gwynne on the first anniversary of his tragic death.
Police have investigated 15 reports of youngsters carrying knives into Aberdeen schools over nine months following the death of Bailey Gwynne.