Crime is falling in Britain, but with police numbers under threat as budgets are squeezed, how will that affect the rate?

And while crime is falling, hate crimes have risen, especially since the EU Referendum. This section will cover the main crime and policing stories across the UK.

Crime & Police

Police Officer Calls Ian Payne

Should We Arm More Police? Serving Officer Has "Mixed Mind"

First passengers travel on Elizabeth line train ahead of Crossrail launch

Theresa May focuses on Brexit in pared-back Queen's Speech

Finsbury Park suspect 'thrown out pub for shouting about Islam'

Imam protected Finsbury Park terror attack suspect as angry crowd restrained him

Finsbury Park attack: Angry crowd pins down van driver

PM: Support for Grenfell fire victims 'was not good enough'