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

Migrant crisis: Malta says six EU countries agree to take in 356 people rescued off Libya

HM Prison Nottingham

Violence Cut At 7/10 Prisons That Government Pledged To Improve

Operation Perseus was launched by the Met last month as a direct response to community concerns about drug dealing, and associated violence and anti-social behaviour.

86 Arrests Made In South London Drug Dealing Operation

Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar fails as no one turns up over safety fears

The care creates sparks as it rolls

Dangerous Driver Rolls Mercedes After Illegal Street Race And Police Chase

Nigel Farage was speaking about equipping more police with taser

Nigel Farage Shocked By Increase In Assaults On Police