The father of murdered schoolboy Kiyan Prince has said he is “heartbroken” that so many young people have been killed via knife crime since his son died 13 years ago.
Sir Lenny Henry wants to see paintbrushes in children’s hands instead of knives and says arts clubs can provide a safe space for young people.
Retailers have been warned they must take immediate action to help prevent knife crime after testing found many were selling blades without making the required age checks.
The number of criminals caught with knives or dangerous weapons has hit its highest level in nearly a decade, official figures have revealed.
Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise to victims of child abuse after claiming millions of pounds of police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating historic allegations.
Police will get a £100 million cash injection to tackle the knife crime crisis, the Chancellor has announced.
Boris Johnson has claimed millions of pounds of police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating allegations of historic abuse.
Detectives investigating the murder of Jodie Chesney have been given more time to question an 18-year-old suspect over her death.
A north-east man, who tried to attack a shopkeeper with a knife in a drunken rage, has been locked up.
Knife crime and school exclusions are likely to be two symptoms of the same underlying problems, according to Ofsted.
Asda has vowed to remove single kitchen knives from sale at all its stores by the end of April, amid rising fears over their use in fatal stabbings.
A man charged with murdering 17-year-old Jodie Chesney has been remanded in custody.
A man has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed in a park in east London.
Councils have warned the Government against making further funding cuts to youth offending teams as knife crime continues to come under the spotlight.
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.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has rebuked demands by Philip Hammond that police should shift existing resources into tackling knife crime rather than expect more funding.
Police investigating the fatal stabbings of two 17-year-olds have made a string of arrests.
A second person has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed in the back as she socialised with friends in a park.
One of Britain’s most senior police officers has demanded “harsh” sentences for criminals caught carrying knives as the country’s stabbings death toll continues to rise.
A teenager has died in a stabbing in West Kensington, west London.
The family of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney have made an emotional appeal for someone “to do the right thing” and help catch her killer.
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s demand that police shift existing resources into tackling knife crime rather than expect more funding has been branded “an insult”, as the country’s stabbings death toll continues to rise.
Police chiefs have written to Prime Minister Theresa May, warning that a “broken” school exclusion system is linked to a surge in knife crime.
Theresa May continued to face a mounting backlash for denying a link between officer numbers and bloodshed on Britain’s streets as another man lost his life in a fatal stabbing in the capital.
Sajid Javid has acknowledged that police resources are important in tackling knife violence, as Theresa May faced a mounting backlash for denying a link between officer numbers and bloodshed on Britain’s streets.
Detectives have made a fresh appeal over the brutal stabbing of teenager Jodie Chesney in an east London park.
Sajid Javid has pledged to do “everything I can” to provide police with the resources they need to tackle Britain’s knife crime epidemic.
Theresa May has ordered an urgent set of ministerial meetings to address action against knife crime, amid controversy over her claim that there was no direct link with cuts in police numbers.
Britain’s most senior police officer has clashed with the Prime Minister over whether there is a link between police cuts and increased knife crime.
Britain’s most senior police officer believes middle class recreational drug users have “blood on their hands” over the recent spate of violent deaths.
Theresa May has come under fire after she suggested that police cuts were not to blame for a spate of fatal stabbings on teenagers.