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 criticised after being filmed kneeing a suspect five times.

Police Criticised After Officer Filmed “Deliberately” Kneeing Suspect Five Times

Nick speaking to Michael Fraser

A Former Burglar Is 'Gobsmacked' Police Won't Investigate Certain Crimes

Teen kills six classmates with AK-47 at Kenya school

Uber lodges appeal to overturn London ban

Two of the suspects police want to identify following the sexual assaults.

Police Hunt Suspects After Teen Is Sexually Assaulted Three Times In One Hour

Shopkeeper sprayed in face with ammonia during brutal raid.

Robbers Repeatedly Spray Ammonia In Shopkeeper’s Face During Terrifying Raid


Man Jailed After Killing Pedestrian In Horror Crash Caught On CCTV