Killed in 2019: The UK’s first 100 victims More than 40 people have been fatally stabbed in the UK this year – the BBC has tracked the first 100 killings of 2019 revealing those who have tragically lost their lives.
Knife crime: Troy Deeney says calling footballers role models is ‘lazy’ It is “lazy” to call footballers and celebrities role models, says Watford striker Troy Deeney in an interview about knife crime in Britain. Deeney, 30, was asked about the number of young people being stabbed in the UK in recent weeks – and what Read more about Knife crime: Troy Deeney says calling footballers role models is ‘lazy’[…]
Girl, 17, stabbed to death in park A 17-year-old girl has been stabbed to death at a park in east London. Jodie Chesney’s grandmother said in a Facebook appeal that the stabbing – on Friday night in Harold Hill, Romford – had been an “unprovoked attack”. Jodie died at the scene, in St Neots Road, Read more about Girl, 17, stabbed to death in park[…]
Teen stabbed to death in hair salon ‘by samurai sword gang’ A teenager was stabbed to death in a hair salon after being ambushed by thugs armed with knives, a gun and a samurai sword. The 19-year-old victim and another man, 20, were chased by up to a dozen attackers on bicycles who surrounded them Read more about Teenager stabbed to death in north London hair salon after being ambushed ‘by gang armed with samurai sword’[…]
Teen fighting for his life after stabbing at north London retail park A man is fighting for his life after he was stabbed at a retail park in north London. The 18-year-old was stabbed at Tottenham Hale Retail Park on Sunday. Police said he remained in a life-threatening condition on Monday. Cordons remained in place Read more about Tottenham Hale stabbing: Teenager fighting for his life after being knifed at north London retail park[…]
London school teacher tells how pupils come in bleeding from stab wounds “I’ve got two registers in my head, one for the living and one for the dead”. These are the words from a line of a poem written by a London school teacher who frequently sees his pupils affected by knife crime in some Read more about London school teacher tells how pupils come in bleeding from stab wounds[…]
Boy, 16, found guilty of raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail The mother of Alesha MacPhail has spoken of her pain at losing her “smiley wee girl” after a teenager was found guilty of raping and murdering the six-year-old. The 16-year-old boy, who cannot named because of his age, abducted Alesha at knifepoint from her Read more about Boy, 16, found guilty of raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail[…]