News The scene outside Shenfield station this morning, after a 44-year-old City worker was shot in the leg on his way into London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene

Man thrown off train over Killers gig list

A musician has spoken today of his shock at being removed from a train for "behaving suspiciously" by writing a list of songs which included the band name "The Killers".

Police arrest 395 in Manchester crime crackdown

A massive crackdown on booze-fuelled violence has seen almost 400 suspects arrested, police said today.

Cameron spin doctor arrested in train fracas

Strategy guru Steve Hilton given fine after police were called into row over ticket

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Daughter dies on same rail track as father

A 39-year-old Poole woman has been found dead on a railway line just three days after her father was killed on the same stretch of track.

Fourth teenager arrested after 'vicious' railway station attack

A fourth teenager has been arrested by detectives investigating a serious assault at a railway station which left a 16-year-old boy critically ill, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

Youth worker wins payout over arrest

A black youth worker has been awarded £22,000 by police after officers arrested him while watching a man being stopped and searched.

Rap for officers in leaks inquiry arrest of MP



Police officers involved in the Home Office ‘leaks’ investigation which led to the arrest of the Conservative MP Damian Green were yesterday criticised by the authors of two separate reports into the inquiry.

Investigations continue after three die at rail crossing

Rail investigators were today examining the scene where three elderly people died when a train smashed into their car on a rural crossing.

Heartbreak of train attack victim's girlfriend

The girlfriend of a man left in a coma by a gang of violent youths spoke today of her heartbreak that he has been robbed of knowing his baby daughter.

Police search for 1979 murder jewellery

Police were carrying out a search today for jewellery stolen from murdered gas board clerk Teresa De Simone when she was killed 30 years ago.

'Small number of fans' caused violence

Mass violence between rival football fans that saw a man stabbed was caused by "a small number of supporters" intent on causing trouble, the officer in charge of policing the match said today.

Fourth teenager arrested over attack on train

A fourth teenager has been arrested after an unprovoked attack on a Swedish teacher who had her hair set alight on a train, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

Boy falls from bridge into path of train

A teenage boy has died after falling from a bridge onto a railway track and being hit by a train, police said today.

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