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December 26, 2018 11:53 AM Migrant CRISIS: 40 refugees intercepted in Channel during Christmas Day smuggling bid

MORE migrants were intercepted by the Border Force overnight as criminal gangs made a Christmas Day bid to smuggle 40 people across the Channel. The staggering numbers arriving in just one day follows more than 100 migrants rescued while attempting to cross the Channel in November and December before this week’s surge in attempted crossings 78

December 14, 2018 12:03 AM County Lines: Drug gangs destroying lives and communities

Drug gangs from large urban areas are using violence and intimidation to operate a practice called County Lines in smaller towns and rural areas. The gangs establish a phone number that they can use to advertise and sell drugs, primarily heroin and crack cocaine. Dorset Police has established a task-force to tackle the issue and BBC South has been following 43

November 26, 2018 9:13 AM Police 'IGNORED Muslim gang sex abuse' over 'POLITICAL CORRECTNESS' fears

POLICE "recklessly ignored" decades of sexual abuse by predominantly Pakistani Muslim gangs on British Sikh women because of "political correctness", a bombshell report claims. Girls were often groomed before being passed to other family members, according to the Sikh Meditation and Rehabilitation Team charity. The group's The Religiously Aggravated 50

November 16, 2018 10:56 AM Man shot dead outside home in Ireland 'linked to long-running gangland feud'

The death is thought be the result of a dispute between the Kinahan and Hutch gangs, which has claimed more than a dozen lives. The victim, named locally as Clive Staunton, was targeted in Leixlip, County Kildare at about 9.15pm on Thursday. Forensic officers are still at the address, with the body sealed off for examination. According to The Irish Times 61

October 30, 2018 2:50 AM Excluded children at risk of knife crime

Excluded schoolchildren are at serious risk of becoming involved in knife crime, a children's charity has warned. Barnardo's added excluded children are also at risk of "being groomed and exploited by criminal gangs". The charity said 47 councils, about one in three in England, had no spaces in pupil referral units (PRU), which look after excluded children 55

July 1, 2018 2:47 AM Jacksons’ grandpa Joe ‘saved children from gangs or death’

PRINCE JACKSON has defended his grandfather, who died last week, saying without his guidance the Jackson 5 could have ended up “in gangs or dead”. Prince, 21, defended Joe, despite claims he beat his famous sons. Prince, son of pop superstar Michael, who died of a drug overdose in 2009, plans to post an online tribute to Joe. He said in a social media 53

June 28, 2018 4:38 PM London bloodbath: Teen critical after Tulse Hill stabbing as violent crimewave continues

A TEENAGER is fighting for his life after being stabbed multiple times at a housing estate in Tulse Hill, south London. The 19-year-old victim is in a critical contain after the attack on Leander Road in the early hours of this morning. Police, paramedics and the London Fire Brigade rushed to the scene shortly before 1am after receiving reports of a car on fire and gangs 65

June 19, 2018 11:52 PM Case dropped against accused foot solider of South American gangs who 'stole' free London newspapers for recycling

A man accused of stealing a van load of free newspapers had the case against him withdrawn because prosecutors are not certain what he is accused of is a crime. Westminster magistrates heard that South American gangs are helping themselves to huge piles of the London Evening Standard – which are left for commuters at rail stations – and then selling 34

June 19, 2018 12:23 AM War against marijuana has been lost and Britain should consider legalising recreational drugs, says ex-Tory leader William Hague

Expecting police to rid the streets of recreational cannabis is futile, William Hague said last night. The former Tory leader said the war on the drug had been ‘comprehensively and irreversibly lost’. Following Cabinet discussions about medicinal cannabis, Lord Hague went further and said the Prime Minister should be ‘bold’ and introduce a ‘major change’ 41

June 18, 2018 7:56 PM Gunfire injures 5 in Sweden, police tell public not to worry

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Swedish police say several people were injured when shots were fired Monday in Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city. Swedish news agency TT said the incident happened in Malmo just after 8 p.m. and quoted the city's police department saying "there is no reason for the public to worry." Police stand next to a cordon in central 25