The number of knives seized by Border Force has more than doubled in a year, official figures show.
A murder probe has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in north London.
Award-winning rapper J Hus has been jailed for eight months for having a knife outside a major London shopping centre.
The number of criminals being caught with knives or dangerous weapons is at the highest level since the start of the decade, new figures show.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has insisted the tide is turning against the rise in violent crime.
The maximum prison sentence for knife possession has been imposed just once in Scotland since its introduction, ministers have admitted.
Scotland’s courts have only imposed one maximum five-year jail sentence for knife carrying in a year, new figures show.
The grieving mother of a teenager fatally stabbed on a night out has hit out at critics who “try and tie the hands of the police” in their ability to fight crime.
Anti-racism campaigners have called on the London Mayor to scrap a controversial police gangs database.
The Home Office is seeking new technology to help tackle surging levels of knife crime.
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.
Former EastEnders star Shaheen Jafargholi has said the knife crime storyline which saw the brutal murder of his character was “important” amid growing fears across the UK about rising levels of violence.
Music genres such as drill, grime and rap should not be solely targeted in efforts to drive out violence in the capital, rapper Dappy has suggested.
A forthcoming episode of EastEnders will feature accounts from relatives of real-life victims of knife crime, the BBC soap has announced.
The head of Police Scotland’s violence reduction unit has revealed what he believes MPs must do to tackle serious crime.
Police and medics scrambled to a house in a quiet Black Isle village after a man in his late 50s was injured.
The Mayor of London’s office has been forced to remove promotional material for its anti-knives campaign after it was discovered celebrity endorsements supporting the drive had been faked.
British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting Operation Sceptre, a national week of action tackling knife crime.
Too many councils are ignoring tougher rules on knives in schools brought in after the killing of Bailey Gwynne, Ruth Davdison has warned.
Parents of children as young as four will be told to sign letters pledging to educate their kids on the dangers of taking knives to school in Aberdeen.
A heavily pregnant woman who stabbed her former partner has been told that she would have gone to jail if she were a man.
More than 30 children primary school children in Aberdeenshire have been excluded for carrying offensive weapons over the past four years.
Scotland's knife crackdown has been branded a sham after a teenager caught with a blade at a school fight received just 100 hours' community service.
An Inverness man who was found with a knife in his pocket after police mistook him for another suspect was jailed for 18 months at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.