Beyond the blade: the truth about knife crime in Britain

Teenage knife crime is a tabloid obsession, blamed on feral youth running riot in our cities. But the reality is much more complex and we cannot save lives if we do not understand it On Monday 24 January, shortly after 3pm, the regular din of children turning out of the Capital Academy secondary school in … Read more

Why you 100% need to start watching British crime drama ‘Broadchurch’

David Tennant is just one of many, many reasons to watch 'Broadchurch'.Image: itv/mashable composite If you like your crime shows bleak, British and full of David Tennant snapping grumpily at people, then you need to start watching Broadchurch. SEE ALSO: 9 shows to get excited about in 2017 The ITV drama which was insanely popular … Read more

Reports of antisemitic incidents increase to record levels in UK

Rise in incidents is blamed on factors including Labour party antisemitism row and rise in xenophobia after Brexit vote The number of antisemitic incidents in the UK rose by more than a third to record levels in 2016, according to data released by the Community Security Trust. The CST, which monitors antisemitism and provides security … Read more

Why wouldn’t it go viral? Clowns are unnerving and funny at the same time | Jason Wilson

Ben Radford, the author of a new book, Bad Clowns, isnt surprised by the scary clown sightings that have moved from the US to the UK and Australia It started in Green Bay, Wisconsin. On 1 August, witnesses reported a clown walking around with black balloons. At the end of that month, in Greenville, South … Read more

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