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

Stop and search key to London's battle with knife crime menace

motorbike thieves

Shocking Video Shows Moped Thieves Spraying Fire Entinguisher At Victim

Road signs

“Miraculous” Nobody Killed After Train Smashes Into Road Signs On Tracks

Former Welsh first minister Rhodri Morgan dies aged 77

Facebook, Google and Twitter face data watchdog grilling over political campaigns

Liberal Democrats issue manifesto pledge to 'roll-back state surveillance powers'

Lord Stevens Yvonne Fletcher

Former Met Police Chief Criticises PC Yvonne Fletcher Decision