Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

A gallery in Chelsea was broken into on Sunday night, with over £20,000 worth of art being taken. Toad gallery partner Artur Gepchard, arrived to work Monday morning to find the robbers had ‘broken through the glass , so the glass piece was on the floor and millions of little...

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‘London’s Knife Wars: What’s the Solution?’ to show on BBC One tonight

‘London’s Knife Wars: What’s the Solution?’ to show on BBC One tonight

There were one hundred and thirty one homocide attacks in November, compared to one hundred and eighteen across 2017- the capital’s highest level of knife attacks since 2008, according to the Metropolitan Police. BBC London’s TV debate ‘London’s Knife Wars: What’s the Solution?’ will attempt to unravel the crime epidemic...

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Bridging the Borough Divide: Rob Jones

Bridging the Borough Divide: Rob Jones

Rob Jones did not always want to be a policeman. In fact, he did not know what he wanted to be. Upon graduating from Oxford University, Jones trawled his net through the open seas of unemployment, fishing out a school of opportunities that stretched from one side of the Atlantic...

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May the Force be with you…

May the Force be with you…

After the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) issued a warning last year that policing in England and Wales was in a “potentially perilous state”, a career in the Force has never looked so daunting: an 8% rise in crime, a budget to be slashed by £325 million, and a decline...

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Man charged in Beigel Bake family double murder

Man charged in Beigel Bake family double murder

A man has been charged for the murder of his mother and sister in North London. Joshua Cohen, 27, allegedly stabbed his mother Leah Cohen, 66, and his sister Hannah Cohen, 33, to death at their home in Golders Green. The family are owners of East London institution Beigel Bake,...

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Ian Brady dies at 79, refused to reveal victim Bennett’s location

Ian Brady dies at 79, refused to reveal victim Bennett’s location

Moors Murderer Ian Brady has died at the age of 79. Brady had been held at the secure psychiatric unit Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside since 1985 after being diagnosed as a psychopath. Brady was detained and sentenced to three life sentences in 1965 for the murder of three children, 12-year-old...

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Battersea Dogs and Cats Home calls for stronger animal cruelty sentencing

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home calls for stronger animal cruelty sentencing

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s campaign, Be Their Voice, is calling for tougher sentencing for those convicted of animal cruelty in England, Wales and Scotland. Currently, sentencing for animal cruelty in England and Wales is the lowest across Europe, the United States and Australia. The maximum sentence for animal cruelty...

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Hate crime up 15 percent post Brexit vote

Hate crime up 15 percent post Brexit vote

Data from police forces around the UK has revealed a surge in hate crime since June last year with a 44 percent increase reported on public transport. While the greatest increase was seen in crimes based on religion and race, however, the trend was also reflected in crimes against members...

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Era of Bobbies on the Beat is at an end, declare senior officers

Two of the country’s most senior police officers have signalled that the era of routine patrols by ‘bobbies on the beat’ has come to an end, as they “do not prevent crime” and “do not make the public feel safer”. The comments were made by the chairwoman of the National...

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Police reveal knives seized at Notting Hill Carnival

Today a selection of weapons seized by the Met at Notting Hill Carnival were on display at New Scotland Yard. Over forty weapons were taken by the police at the Carnival, through a variety of active measures including stop and searches and weapon sweeps of local parks. Among the weapons...

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