Former police chief who led abuse inquiry farce is facing ‘serious’ claims about his behaviour 

Misconduct hearing for Ted Heath probe officer: Former police chief who led abuse inquiry farce is facing ‘serious’ claims about his behaviour Mike Heath will face misconduct proceedings after a two-year investigation The former chief constable led the Sir Edward Heath child abuse investigationHe was subject of ‘serious’ allegations concerning inappropriate behaviour towards colleagues, discrimination and unprofessional behaviour By … Read more

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored – despite 1.5 million offences last year Plans to electronically tag serious burglars will see just 1,500 crooks monitoredThe flagship scheme was announced byPrime Minister Boris Johnson last weekSources said scheme would apply to criminals sentenced to 12 months or longer … Read more

Israeli man, 52, is charged with causing £250,000 worth of damage to luxury London hotel room

Israeli man, 52, is charged with causing £250,000 worth of damage to room at Four Seasons hotel in Park Lane Ofer Tsofan, 52, has been accused of causing £250,000 damage in a hotel roomTsofan is charged with arson, criminal damage and assaulting two police officersA fire began in room at the Four Seasons in Park Lane at … Read more

Kathy Burke’s ITV drama Holding set to star Siobhan MacSweeney and Conleth Hill as lead actors

Kathy Burke’s ITV drama Holding set to star Siobhan MacSweeney and Conleth Hill in small screen adaptation of Graham Norton’s novel By Sean O’grady For Mailonline Published: 08:11 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 11:53 EDT, 29 July 2021 Derry Girls’ Siobhan MacSweeney, Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill and Oscar-winner Brenda Fricker are leading … Read more

Keir Starmer slams Boris Johnson’s ‘ridiculous gimmick’ named officer proposal

Keir Starmer slams Boris Johnson’s ‘ridiculous gimmick’ named officer proposal in crime reduction plan: ‘If anything it’ll make things worse, slow things down’  ‘He loves soundbites, he loves slogans, he loves gimmicks’, Keir Starmer said as he tore into the Prime Minister on LBC Monday morning  Boris Johnson has pledged to give every crime victim a … Read more

Only 2% of dog thieves are charged while pet-napping affects 200 families each month, experts warn

Ruff justice: Only 2% of dog thieves are charged and failure to tackle pet-napping is causing misery for 200 families each month, experts warn Government launched a pet theft taskforce in May – but 508 dogs stolen sinceKennel Club says thefts being treated as ‘petty crime’ and wants tougher lawsElaine Hardy, 50, left heartbroken after … Read more

Shocking moment dozens of bike riders pull wheelies and run red light in central London 

Shocking moment dozens of bike riders ‘terrorise road users’ as they pull wheelies, run red lights and weave through traffic in central London Footage shows 50 young people running a red light and weaving through trafficDrivers complained cyclists were intimidating other road users and pedestriansIt is thought the riders were taking part in biannual ride-out … Read more

Fraudsters swindle £15MILLION from victims using dating sites

Fraudsters swindle £15MILLION from victims using dating sites to offer bogus investments with the average loss per person £15,936 Hundreds of people reported being approached by criminals on dating sites They are persuaded to take up investment opportunities which are fraudulentAfter taking money meant for stocks, shares and cryptocurrencies the fraudsters then cut all contact Average loss for the … Read more

Romanian conwoman, 60, is charged with Ocean’s Eleven-style diamond theft at Boodles of Mayfair

A conwoman posed as an international gem expert to swap £4.2 million worth diamonds for a bag of worthless pebbles, a court heard today. It is alleged that Lulu Lakatos, 60, pretended to be a gem connoisseur called ‘Anna’, who had been hired by wealthy Russian businessmen seeking to purchase precious stones from Boodles in Mayfair … Read more