You hear a strange bump in the middle of the night.
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Sunday 10 February 2013
Two men were charged tonight in connection with the death of a policewoman whose patrol car was hit by a stolen 4x4 in Northern Ireland.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Manchester feud led to shootings of unarmed women officers, court told
150 armed officers stand guard outside court as Dale Cregan appears accused of murdering two Manchester policewomen
Monday 04 February 2013
Huge security presence in place as Dale Cregan, who is also charged with murders of father and son David and Mark Short, arrived at court for the start of his trial
Tuesday 29 January 2013
London, Leeds and Bradford dominate UK insurance burglary claim hotspots
Iran unveils new finger-amputating machine ahead of announcement of increasingly severe punishment of thieves
Monday 28 January 2013
Photographs published by Iran’s official press agency show a blindfolded man having his fingers severed by what appears to be a crude amputation device
Friday 25 January 2013
Police crime figures have come under scrutiny after the Office for National Statistics revealed concerns that officers had come under “informal pressure” to cut the level of offences. With crime apparently falling, the Government has trumpeted its successes even as forces face cuts and dissent from within the ranks. Here a serving constable reveals how the system works for frontline officers...
Friday 25 January 2013
The UK's burglary hotspots were revealed today, including the postcode area where homes are most likely to have been targeted by thieves.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Thieves have cut their way through the wall of a bank and escaped with tens of thousands of pounds.
Friday 07 December 2012
Curtis Allgier, a neo-Nazi and inmate of Utah Department of Corrections offered a oddly affecting plea when sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a prison guard five years ago. He said: "Just because I've got tattoos on my face and I'm proud of my race, I'm not some violent monster."
Wednesday 05 December 2012
What is a crime writer to do when they start to chafe at the restraints of the genre? How to re-energise the overfamiliar elements – such as the careful concealment of the murderer’s identity?
Tuesday 04 December 2012
A judge who commented a burglar needed “a huge amount of courage” has been formally reprimanded for a “serious error of judgment”, the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC) said.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Flamboyant former boxing world champion Hector Camacho on life support after being shot in the face in Puerto Rico
Thursday 08 November 2012
A father who lost his entire family in a house fire today issued a fresh appeal for witnesses to help him understand the tragedy, as police revealed the property was burgled on the night of the blaze.
Friday 26 October 2012
In The Red
Monday 15 October 2012
A burglar has pleaded guilty to deliberately starting fires at two hospitals and a hotel.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train