Knife crime in England and Wales hit a record high in 2018/19, up 8% on the previous year, official figures show.
A police officer has told how he took a “split second decision” to stop one of the London Bridge terrorists from detonating a bomb.
A man charged in connection with a sexual assault in a north-east park has been liberated pending further investigations.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man have issued a plea for dash-cam footage which “could be key” in helping them catch his killer.
A man shot at a house owned by comedian Russell Kane has been named locally as Paul Allen, a cage fighter convicted for his part in planning Britain’s biggest cash robbery.
A woman has been sexually assaulted after she was dragged behind a toilet block at the TRNSMT festival.
A man has been stabbed to death in what may have been a targeted attack.
Former TV presenter John Leslie has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman.
A suspect has been arrested after giving away their location by farting loudly, police said.
Police have released a CCTV still of a man suspected of breaking into a woman’s flat and sexually assaulting her.
The UK data watchdog has warned police forces testing live facial recognition technology that there remains significant privacy and data protection issues which must be addressed.
Police have arrested five people and seized sound equipment after a social media tip-off about an illegal dance party in Norfolk.
A man and a woman have been arrested over the hit-and-run death of a 12-year-old girl on a motorway.
Police Scotland is holding a recruitment event to encourage more people to become officers or special constables.
A teenager from Texas has been questioned by police after footage went viral of her taking a tub of ice cream and licking it, before returning it to a Walmart freezer.
Cuts to policing have contributed to a feeling of lawlessness fuelled by drug and knife crime, five former Scotland Yard chiefs have said.
Five former Metropolitan Police chiefs have warned cuts to numbers and the “virtual destruction” of neighbourhood policing risk emasculating the force.
West Midlands Police have named their newest recruit, a golden cocker spaniel puppy, after mental health campaigner Liv Pontin.
Public safety could be put at risk unless “profound and far-reaching” police reforms are urgently introduced, the chief inspector of constabulary has warned.
Drugs worth around £20,000 have been seized in Aberdeen
Homeowners have been left extremely upset after a break-in at their north-east property.
A stowaway whose body fell from a plane into a south London back garden may have been an airport worker, a Kenyan official has said.
A body found on the Isle of Wight has been confirmed as missing north-east woman Rosie Johnson.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was torched in north-east.
Officers at Kenosha Police Department in Wisconsin in the US were on the receiving end of an act of kindness when a five-year-old resident delivered hand-painted “guardian angel” rocks to the office.
Northern Ireland’s new police chief has formally assumed office.
A man has died after being found injured in a city street.
Without the acts of “bravery and heroism”, many more people would have been killed during the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market, a senior police officer has said.
A tagged hen harrier endured “significant unnecessary suffering” before it died in an illegal trap, a report has found.
A man who helped steal the Dear Zoo van, leading to the cancellation of the UK tour of the children’s play, has been jailed.