Crime

Sussex Police chastised by watchdogs

A police force sharply criticised after a teenager was murdered by an obsessed stalker five months after she was fined for wasting officers' time over him has accepted a series of recommendations from a watchdog.

Violent crime surge in the capital

There were jumps in robbery, theft, violence, gun and knife crime in 2016/17 in London and police say the pattern is being replicated around the country