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

Detectives investigating the death of Sabina Nessa have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

Man, 36, arrested on suspicion of murder of London teacher Sabina Nessa

Police have released moving CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with the murder of Sabina Nessa.

Detectives hunting killer of Sabina Nessa release new CCTV video of man they want to trace

Rebecca Ellis stole two debit cards from cancer patient Fred Bromley.

'Despicable' care worker stole dying officer's debit cards to buy biscuits and handbags

The Metropolitan Police is investigating the murder of Sabina Nessa.

'My beautiful sister. My inspiration' Sabina’s devastated sister pays tribute

The winners from the 2018 Excellence Awards at a reception in Kensington Palace

Hero cops who became 'human shields' to be celebrated at police awards

Police were called to the scene on Friday evening.

Man arrested after boy, 9, killed in white van 'hit-and-run'

Video captured by Kent Police showed the moment the robbers were arrested

Dramatic video shows machete-wielding robbers arrested after high-speed car chase

A mother has been charged with the murder of her five-year-old daughter at a home in Ealing, west London.

London mum charged with murder of 5-year-old daughter

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak with in connection a reported rape in Watling Park, Edgware.

Police in CCTV hunt for attacker after woman is raped in London park

A girl was found dead in a house in Ealing.

Murder probe as girl, 5, found dead in London home