By Joanna Kakissis | NPR | 1 month 2 weeks ago | World
London police are investigating more murders in the last two months than New York cops. Stabbings are largely fueling the increase, but there have been shootings too. (Image credit: Stefan Rousseau/AP)
By Vikram Dodd and Ben Quinn | The Guardian | 1 month 2 weeks ago | World
Radical action from government and communities urged as man is held over murder of teenage girl A senior Scotland Yard officer has said radical “societal change” is needed to stem a rising tide of homicides after detectives arrested a man on suspicion of the murder of a teenage girl that brought national attention to London’s violent crime crisis. DCS Michael Gallagher, the head of the Metropolitan...
By | Reuters | 1 month 2 weeks ago | World
LONDON (Reuters) - London police called an emergency meeting of community leaders on Friday after six stabbings in a matter of hours, as they tried to stem a wave of knife crime that threatens to dominate the city's politics ahead of local elections in May.