Former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison has appeared in court for the first time as a suspect today almost 30 years on from the deaths of 96 men, women and children in the Hillsborough disaster.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
A "sex-obessed" former UK police officer who filmed a couple having sex from his force helicopter as well as other people sunbathing naked has been jailed for a year.
Tue, 08 Aug, 2017
Three trials are anticipated for the six men facing charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
A prison nurse has been jailed after smuggling a mobile phone into jail and forming an "inappropriate relationship" with an inmate, police have said.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
Police in England have seized three supercars after they were seen racing on the M1.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
An axe-wielding "killer clown" prankster has been jailed after he chased a pregnant woman the night before Halloween, a UK court has heard.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
A man has been taken to hospital after reportedly cutting off his toe with bolt cutters and then eating it in England.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
The mother of missing British toddler Ben Needham has said she now believes her son will not be found alive after disappearing on the Greek island of Kos 25 years ago.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
British police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos have said they now have permission to demolish part of a farmhouse and work will start very soon.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
A High Court judge is set to analyse evidence at a trial after social services staff asked for help protecting a vulnerable teenage girl they say is being sexually exploited by four men.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster have appealed for 19 people seen in CCTV footage at the stadium to come forward.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
A Pokemon Go player in England called 999 to tell police there that someone had "stolen their Pokemon".
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
BBC director-general Lord Hall has defended the corporation's live coverage of a police raid at Cliff Richard's home, but expressed regret at the distress caused to the singer.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Cliff Richard has said his life was “effectively turned upside down” as he confirmed he was suing the BBC and South Yorkshire Police over live coverage of a police raid at his home.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
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Wed, 11 May, 2016
Prosecutors are considering whether to bring charges against veteran entertainer Cliff Richard over alleged historical sex abuse.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Lawyers acting for the families of the Hillsborough disaster victims are to press ahead with legal action against South Yorkshire Police and West Midlands Police over the “widespread police cover-up” which had attempted to blame fans.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
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Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Families of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster declared that justice had finally been done as an inquest jury ruled the victims had been unlawfully killed in a tragedy caused by police blunders.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
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Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
A man has described how he dragged a badly injured woman police officer into his home by her body armour after witnessing a frenzied attack on her by a man wielding a axe.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
A female officer has suffered "multiple serious injuries" and four male officers were also hurt during an incident in England involving a man reportedly armed with an axe.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Cliff Richard has been interviewed by South Yorkshire Police after meeting officers voluntarily, a spokesman for the star said.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Singer Cliff Richard has declined to answer questions about sex abuse allegations as he took to the stage for the opening show of his 75th birthday tour.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
Only a small fraction of more than 1,400 victims who were sexually exploited as children in Rotherham over a 16-year period have come forward for help, according to a lawyer representing survivors.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
A nationwide search in the UK is under way for a vicar who went on the run as he waited to be convicted of pocketing thousands of pounds of cash belonging to a church.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Nothing was done about child sexual exploitation (CSE) in South Yorkshire, England, because the girls involved were seen as prostitutes, a police commissioner has said.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Norman Bettison has denied telling two men in separate pub conversations that he was part of a South Yorkshire Police internal team seeking to blame “drunken” Liverpool supporters for the Hillsborough tragedy.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Hillsborough police chief David Duckenfield has told the jury into the inquests of 96 Liverpool fans he was “a new and inexperienced match commander” faced with “unimaginably difficult and fast-moving circumstances”.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
Hillsborough police chief David Duckenfield called for police dogs instead of ambulances as fans were crushed to death in the football tragedy, the inquests have heard.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
The police investigation into veteran singer Cliff Richard has “increased significantly in size” and involves “more than one allegation”, South Yorkshire’s Chief Constable has revealed.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
A police officer has been suspended and is facing an investigation after he allegedly misused sophisticated cameras in his force helicopter.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
A 61-year-old man has died after he was robbed at his home on Christmas Day.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
A 61-year-old man has died after he was robbed at his home in England on Christmas Day.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014