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Ambulance vandalism: Bins and scooters used in attacks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmbulances have been targeted with fireworks, bottles, wheelie bins and scooters Fireworks, wheelie bins, knives and scooters have all been used to attack ambulances and rapid response…

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Dumfries and Galloway emergency worker attacks ‘disgraceful’

Image caption A violence prevention board is looking to address the issue Police have said they are determined to tackle the number of “disgraceful” attacks on emergency workers. It comes after the release of new…


Grenfell Tower inquiry: Victims’ lawyer attacks fire brigade

Image copyright Getty Images The London Fire Brigade has been accused of failing to plan for a blaze on the scale of last year’s Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 72 people. A lawyer for the…


Drillminister attacks politicians’ ‘offensive’ language

A drill music artist from London has been gaining popularity for his unique political songs. Many of the lyrics are direct quotes from MPs. Drillminister says his track Brexit highlights double standards, and how language…


Surge in gas and ram-raid ATM attacks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne gang used oxy-acetylene canisters to cause an explosion Thieves are increasingly trying to smash or blast their way into UK cash machines – with the number…


Three attacks by armed gangs in Glasgow could be linked, say police

Image copyright Google Image caption Four men were involved in the attack in Dykemuir Street Police investigating three attacks by armed gangs in the north of Glasgow believe they may be linked. The first attack…


Stanley town centre mob of youths attacks officers

Police faced down mob of about 100 youths, some of whom attacked with bricks and fireworks, it has emerged. A Police Community Support Officer was also punched in the face during the disorder in Stanley,…


Enfield care home guilty over ‘predatory’ resident’s sex attacks

Image copyright Google Image caption A judge at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court fined the care firm £10,000 A care home has been convicted and fined for failing to protect two vulnerable adults from a sexually…


Tougher sentences for emergency staff attacks under new law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The law offers more protection to emergency service workers People who assault emergency services workers face tougher sentences now the maximum jail term has been increased from six to…


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