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

11 people have been charged in connection with violent disorder that took place at London Luton Airport

11 charged with violent disorder after 'mass early-morning brawl in Luton Airport'

Ovidijus Margelis has been jailed for 21 months.

Student jailed for sending IEDs through post in ploy to get Amazon refunds

The Met Police Commissioner was taking questions from LBC listeners

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods have 'made it harder' for police to respond to emergencies


Detectives will stay on Madeleine McCann case 'until there is nothing left'

Four people have been charged with right-wing terrorism offences

Four charged with right-wing terror offences

29 men have been charged in connection with the rape of one female child across a seven-year period

29 men charged over rape of one female child across seven-year period