Knife Crime

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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Musical project against knife crime is launched

:00THE uncle of a Greenock teenager stabbed to death in an horrific street attack has launched a new anti-knife crime project.Allan Knox, uncle of the late Christopher, with musician Andrew McShane and Andrew ‘McD’ McDermid of West College Scotland.THE ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Backing for Scott's Law campaign from Reading FC inclusion manager

Richard Witt is giving “100 per cent” support to Lucy Davis’s call for new knife crime legislation to be named after her brother, ScottA Reading Football Club coach who organises tournaments to educate young people on the dangers of carrying a knife is ... [Published Reading Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Knife crime and domestic violence are key priorities for Croydon's new borough commander

Restoring confidence in the police, tackling domestic violence and working with the council and other service providers will be the main priorities of Croydon’s new top cop.Chief Superintendent Andy Tarrant was appointed as new borough commander at the ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gangs using rape as weapon for revenge on London streets

Credits: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty ImagesAlt Text: A police barrierGirls as young as 11 targeted in 'sket lists' as a form of revenge seen as less risky than carrying a knife One-Minute Read Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 1:36pm Gangs in London are increasingly ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

PEERS BACK KNIFE CRIME JAIL PLANS

By Press AssociationPublished: 11:09 EST, 21 July 2014 | Updated: 11:09 EST, 21 July 2014Peers have backed plans to impose mandatory jail terms on those twice convicted for knife offences.The House of Lords voted down a Liberal Democrat move to strike ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Girls as young as 11 targeted on 'sket lists' as gangs use sexual violence as weapon

Girls as young as 11 are being targeted for “revenge rapes” in an escalation of sexual violence between London’s rival gangs, a charity warned today.Gang members are said to have drawn up lists of girls they consider to be legitimate rape targets and ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Serve Cold

pm at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Gryphon West End Venue 109 34 Bread Street.In a world infested and dominated by social media bullying and internet porn, issues such as cyber stalking, spiking and sexual crimes are harsh realities of modern life. ... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

My son's death was 'senseless'

The mother of a British teenager, who was stabbed to death while on a Greek holiday, has told the BBC that his killing was "senseless" and "brutal".A year ago this week, Tyrell Matthews-Burton died on his 19th birthday while with friends in Malia, Cr ... [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Forget zero tolerance policies on knife crime

Mandatory sentences not the answer, says William McIntyreI arrived at court the other morning to be met by an elderly woman in the foyer who was looking lost and confused."Is my lawyer here?’ she asked.To which, not unnaturally, I responded: "Who is your ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Knife crime in schools every HOUR during week teacher Ann Maguire was fatally stabbed

At least 37 blade-related attacks or threats were reported to police but the real figure could be higher amid fears teachers are not reporting every incidentA disturbing number of children are taking knives into schools, an investigation by the Mirror ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Knife Angel spreads its wings to...

Posted by Editor on 20th July 2014 at 11:50 AMKnife Angel spreads its wings to the North-WestA national anti-knife campaign spearheaded by an Shropshire company is close to securing its second city destination.“Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife”, a project ... [Published Salford Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Brother of murdered Jimmy Mizen tells of his own knife crime ordeal and charity campaigning

George Mizen, 15, was robbed close to where his brother was stabbed to death but will continue to campaign against knife crimeWhen little George Mizen was told his big brother had been brutally murdered the eight-year-old’s world fell apart.Sitting in ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 19 2014]

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"Our thoughts are with Mr Naeem's family at this difficult time and we hope these convictions provide some small measure of comfort."
Det Supt Tim Champion, of the Metropolitan Police's Operation TridentTrident gang crime command, told the Guardian: "The first thing we had to do is stop people killing each other. The focus now clearly is on women. It's as prevalent as carrying a knife or a gun – raping a girl in a gang."
...Instead of a vast, global celebration it was more like "who can we get on a cheap day returnreturn ticket up to Glasgow?" Also, these comics were chosen for their nationality, not their comic prowess, so it's safe to say they were hardly the funniest acts in town - they...
"We aren't persuaded that there is any justification for this approach beyond a desire to appeal to a populist press with an eye-catching message that we are tough on knife crime."

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Two teenagers convicted for the death of Rashid... [Published Crown Prosecution Service - 5 hours ago]
Why do these otherwise intelligent political wi... [Published The Independent - 12 hours ago]
Musical project against knife crime is launched [Published Greenock Telegraph - 18 hours ago]
In My Opinion: Lauren Pennycook: Six lessons fo... [Published Allmediascotland - Jul 25 2014]
Custody deaths: Britain’s Police brutality most... [Published Russia Today - Jul 24 2014]
Backing for Scott's Law campaign from Reading F... [Published Reading Post - Jul 24 2014]
Knife crime and domestic violence are key prior... [Published Your Local Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
Gangs using rape as weapon for revenge on Londo... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 22 2014]
TV review: Kevin Bridges sacrifices comedy for ... [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 21 2014]
PEERS BACK KNIFE CRIME JAIL PLANS [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Machete attack leaves three French rugby stars ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 21 2014]
London Gangs Draw Up Rape Lists In Proxy Attack... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 21 2014]
Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Serve Cold [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Jul 21 2014]
Girls as young as 11 targeted on 'sket lists' a... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 21 2014]
My son's death was 'senseless' [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
Forget zero tolerance policies on knife crime [Published The Scotsman - Jul 21 2014]
Knife crime in schools every HOUR during week t... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
Gangs rape girlfriends, sisters and cousins as ... [Published The Independent - Jul 20 2014]
Knife Angel spreads its wings to... [Published Salford Online - Jul 20 2014]
Sexism affects men says expert on violent offen... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 20 2014]
Brother of murdered Jimmy Mizen tells of his ow... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 19 2014]
Gangs draw up lists of girls to rape as proxy a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 19 2014]
Week ahead [Published BBC - Jul 18 2014]
Mandela's birthday: what will you do? [Published Virgin Group - Jul 18 2014]
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Why the Lib Dems should back Labour and complet... [Published New Statesman - Jul 18 2014]
Man fined over racist Facebook post [Published BBC - Jul 17 2014]
Probation for woman who brandished knife [Published Strabane Chronicle - Jul 17 2014]
Galashiels heroin addict stole from cars [Published Southern Reporter - Jul 17 2014]
Herald Express published Torquay man guilty of ... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 17 2014]
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London Gangs Draw Up Rape Lists In Proxy Attack... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 21 2014]
Gangs in London are passing around lists of teenage girls to be raped, as a punishment to rivals. The so-called "sket lists" are made up of young girls considered legitimate targets and have led to a whole raft of brazen attacks,  according to the ...
OUT: “Death Panels” Are A Lie Invented By Sarah... [Published Instapundit - Jul 09 2014]
OUT: “Death Panels” Are A Lie Invented By Sarah Palin. IN: Death Panels Are Good For You! In his Politico piece calling for a revival of Obamacare’s original end-of-life-counseling provisions, Harold Pollack blames “Palin, Bachmann and McCaughey” ...
Rodger Rampage Raises Gun Control Questions [Published Power Line - May 25 2014]
(John Hinderaker) Predictably, Elliot Rodger’s California killing spree has led some to denounce the NRA and call for gun control: “Stop this madness!” says the father of one of the victims. Rodger killed three people with a knife and seven with handguns, ...
AUDIO: Knife crime: 'It takes one time' [Published BBC News Video - UK - May 09 2014]
Caroline Shearer, whose son was fatally stabbed talks about knife-crime sentencing with Simon Hughes MP, Minister for Justice and Civil Liberties. ...
Knife crime: Law as megaphone [Published The Economist - Britain - May 08 2014]
BRITAIN has changed in many ways since the election in 2010. One of the most striking is the fall in violent crime, which is now as low as it has been since reliable records began. Yet if politicians have noticed this happy trend, they are not letting ...
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