Knife crime in England and Wales hit a record high in the year to September, up by 7% on the previous 12 months.
Violent criminals are stashing knives in parks and children’s play areas as stop and search is used more, a senior police officer has said.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has described knife crime as one of the biggest things to keep him up at night.
The number of knife crimes being dealt with by the police and courts is the highest in a decade, official figures show.
Four people have been injured in a stabbing incident in Manchester city centre.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for better protection for delivery drivers, after a moped rider was stabbed to death in London.
A teenager has been jailed for life for the “barbaric” gang murder of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie.
The heartbroken father of a young knife crime victim has issued a plea to Britain’s youth to “put down your weapons” as his killer was jailed for 15 years.
A man has died and another three have been injured after a stabbing in east London.
Boris Johnson has vowed to “come down hard” on the “scourge” of knife crime if the Tories win a majority at the General Election, with a pledge to immediately arrest and promptly charge anyone caught unlawfully with a blade.
A teenager who was fatally stabbed while attending a knife awareness course in west London has been named by police.
The father of Girl Scout Jodie Chesney shouted “We got them” as two teenage drug dealers were found guilty of her murder.
The cousin of a 15-year-old knife crime victim has set up a foundation in his name to keep other young men off the streets.
A group of girls from an Aberdeenshire academy have returned from a trip to London, where they were invited to speak about their school project on knife crime.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday backed calls for sharp and pointed kitchen knives to be replaced with “round-ended” ones to combat stabbings.
A teenage thug has been locked up after stabbing another boy in the back and leaving him with injuries which could have killed him.
Thousands of victims as young as 11 end up in hospital because of assaults including knife attacks each year, figures suggest.
A north-east man, who tried to attack a shopkeeper with a knife in a drunken rage, has been locked up.
Former One Direction star Liam Payne has said he was lucky to survive being robbed at knifepoint when he was 12.
Idris Elba has called on perpetrators of knife crime to stop making their communities “look stupid” and urged other stars to demand an end to fatal stabbings.
A man has been jailed for six years for stabbing a 63-year-old with a kitchen knife at an ATM.
Education chiefs had to investigate after senior pupils at a north-east school were threatened with violence.
The maximum prison sentence for knife possession has been imposed just once in Scotland since its introduction, ministers have admitted.
A man caught with a knife in a north-east town told police he only intended to use the blade "to craft matchstick models".
A play highlighting the dangers of knife crime will reach tens of thousands of youngsters with a tour across every Scottish council area.
Education chiefs in Inverness are investigating after a pupil believed to be just six had a knife in school.
Rapper Will.i.am believes the UK’s knife crime epidemic in urban areas is “not as bad as it’s being reported”.
More north-east schoolchildren were found with blades than in any other part of the country last year, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Former gang members have fused drill music with the gospel to try to rescue youths from violence and drugs.
A new documentary will examine the communities and individuals affected by knife crime and aim to shed light on why the use of knives has become so prevalent on the streets of London.
Ministers have been told to come up with “creative alternatives” to London’s knife crime epidemic — including banning offenders from social media.
The Specials singer Neville Staple has spoken of the “heartbreaking loss” of his grandson, who was stabbed to death aged 21.