Knife crime

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‘Just help the kids’: MMA champion’s message for Sunak on youth spending
UFC welterweight world champion Leon Edwards says to fight crime more money is needed for facilities

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

06, Mar, 2023 @2:47 PM

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Birmingham nightclub stabbing victim named as 23-year-old Cody Fisher
Footballer’s family say they lost their ‘best friend’ in Boxing Day attack and plead for privacy

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

27, Dec, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Eight teenage girls charged with murder in Toronto stabbing death
The suspects – ages 13 to 16 – were said to have met via social media before gathering downtown and allegedly ‘swarming’ victim

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

20, Dec, 2022 @9:31 PM

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‘In Gloucester, young boys are carrying weapons’: how violence, drugs and abuse thrive when police fail
Reducing knife crime and domestic abuse is one of the steep challenges facing the Gloucestershire police, along with improving its own performance rating

Mark Townsend

26, Nov, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Family pays tribute to student, 19, fatally stabbed in Manchester
Luke O’Connor died in hospital after attack near a large halls of residence in Fallowfield area of city

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

27, Oct, 2022 @5:52 PM

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King Hamlin review – trapped teens face up to lives at knife-point
Excellent performances enhance this story of three young boys hurtling towards gang culture

Arifa Akbar

25, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Monster’ neighbour jailed for at least 37 years for Gloucestershire murder
Can Arslan stabbed Matthew Boorman to death on front lawn after they tried to stop his harassment

Steven Morris

09, Jun, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Met police did not consult us on children’s data project, say youth violence experts
Force claimed it approached groups before launch of Project Alpha which scours social media sites

Wil Crisp and Vikram Dodd

05, Jun, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Rapper Hypo stabbed to death at jubilee party in east London
Singer, whose real name is Lamar Jackson, was killed in a fight at an event in Woodford Green

Harry Taylor

04, Jun, 2022 @11:27 AM

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Ava White: a senseless death that shocked city of Liverpool
12-year-old went out with friends on night of Christmas lights switch-on and did not come home

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Boy, 14, guilty of murder of Liverpool schoolgirl Ava White
Teenager stabbed 12-year-old in neck in Snapchat video row on night she went to see Christmas lights

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Special constables to be given access to stun guns in new crime measures
Volunteer officers will be allowed to use electroshock weapons, as part of flurry of crime initiatives in England and Wales

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

16, May, 2022 @9:30 PM

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