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

Lord Lester resigns from House of Lords after sex harassment claims

The incident was captured on CCTV and an officer's body-cam

Police Officer Run Over Twice While Trying To Pull Over Car Thief

Grenfell Tower inquiry: London Fire Brigade shortcomings 'contributed to deaths'

CCTV captured the moment Jessica Leger fell through the ceiling

Inmate Drops Through Ceiling During Failed Prison Escape Bid

Gangster's £18k designer trainer collection up for auction to fund crime prevention

Russian prison torture victim 'brought back to life four times'

The dramatic arrest was caught on one of the police officer's body-cams

Armed Police Swoop On Drug Gang Suspects In Dramatic Video