#Crime

  • Article: Homeless Woman's Tent Repeatedly Set on Fire in Lincolnshire Town

    Homeless Woman's Tent Repeatedly Set on Fire in Lincolnshire Town

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 21, 2019

    Attacks against people who are homeless are not currently recorded as hate crimes. Read more

  • Article: Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK

    Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 1, 2019

    She faces up to 14 years in prison. Read more

  • Article: Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations

    Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 15, 2018

    Research shows abduction and domestic violence reports jump when there’s a female police presence. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Crime Fighter Uses the Spirit World to Catch Sex Traffickers

    This Nigerian Crime Fighter Uses the Spirit World to Catch Sex Traffickers

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 21, 2018

    Before leaving for Europe, women are made to take part in black magic rituals, known as juju. Read more

  • Article: 'Rogue' Fishing Crew in Iceland Accused of Poaching Massive Blue Whale

    'Rogue' Fishing Crew in Iceland Accused of Poaching Massive Blue Whale

    By Joe McCarthy|July 12, 2018

    The largest mammal on Earth is endangered. Read more

  • Article: Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    The backbencher who blocked the bill on Friday had knicker bunting draped on his office door. Read more

  • Article: A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.

    A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 15, 2018

    The shock result comes after the government confirmed its support for the bill. Read more

  • Article: Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time

    Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    There were over 400 recorded attacks in England and Wales in six months last year. Read more