Police arrest first two suspects for hate crime against "Emos" after murder of student who was targeted because she looked like a goth

Police arrest first two suspects for hate crime against 'Emos' after murder of student who was targeted because she looked like a goth A boy, 14, and man, 44, were arrested for punching an 'Emo' in the faceGreater Manchester Police treated assault as hate crime Force changed the way it records attacks on alternative cultures Came after Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her appearance By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 15:41 GMT, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 GMT, 11 April 2013 Police have made their first arrests using new hate crime policies used to protect those with alternative lifestyles.

Guilty! Mick and Mairead Philpott convicted of killing their six children in house fire in botched plan to frame his former mistress

'They never stood a chance': Sickening images of the blackened home where six Philpott children died as their father, mother and a family friend are found guilty of killing them in botched arson plotPetrol-fuelled blaze broke out in the hallway of the home in May last yearPhilpotts hatched plan to set up mother of five of Mick's children, Lisa Willis, hours before custody battleMick Philpott shared house with wife, Ms Willis and 11 kids he had with both womenBlaze killed Duwayne, Jade, John, Jack, Jessie and Jayden, aged between five and 13After verdicts, Mick Philpott makes the sign of a cross and says: 'It's not over yet'His sister, Dawn Bestwick, says 'justice has been served'CPS: 'This has been a challenging and harrowing case to prosecute'Philpott 'just wanted house full of kids and benefit money that brings'All three defendants will be sentenced at 10.30am tomorrow . 'Our presence in court was to find out the truth. Following today's verdict, we the family of Michael Philpott, believe justice has been served.' Scroll down for videos and audio Philpott pictured with the six children, aged between five and 13, who perished in the house fire Destroyed: The children perished when the fire tore through their home (above) in Derby, last May Plot: A Crown Prosecution Service photo showing the ladder (left) which Philpott placed at the back of the house as part of his plan to rescue his children after starting the fire Derbyshire Chief Constable Steve Cotterill said: 'This has to be one of, if not the most upsetting cases any of us has ever investigated.

Former Pc admits selling secrets to the Sun newspaper about the arrest of John Terry"s mother for shoplifting

Former Pc admits selling secrets to the Sun newspaper about the arrest of John Terry's mother for shopliftingAlan Tierney sold information about arrest of John Terry's mother Sue Tierney also sold information about arrest of Rolling Stone Ronnie WoodPrison officer Richard Trunkfield admitted leaking high profile inmate detailsTierney and Trunkfield were arrested under Operation Elveden By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 12:29 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:14 GMT, 8 March 2013 Alan Tierney, pictured arriving at the Old Bailey this morning, pleaded guilty to misconduct in public office after selling information to the Sun newspaper A former police officer and a prison officer both admitted selling secrets to the Sun newspaper today.

Thousands of officers forced to declare their second jobs in major shake-up to raise professional standards in the police

Thousands of officers forced to declare their second jobs and publish salaries in major shake-up to improve public trust in policeReform will affect more than 20,000 police officers who have second jobsIt is part of a new code of conduct to try to raise professional standards , compared with 19,329 in March 2011. Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said the integrity reforms were welcome but 'they don't go far enough'. She said: 'Our duty in this house is to make sure police officers get the support they need, and have a proper framework of accountability to keep standards high

Horsemeat: Food minister turns down Findus beef bolognese because it would be "bad politics"

Neigh thanks! Food minister turns down Findus bolognese lunch because it would be 'bad politics' to eat it David Heath did not want to 'revisit' John Selwyn Gummer's infamous photoMr Gummer was photographed eating a burger during the mad cow crisis By Nick Constable PUBLISHED: 00:21 GMT, 10 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 10 February 2013 Food Minister David Heath yesterday declined The Mail On Sunday’s offer of a tasty Findus spaghetti bolognese lunch, saying he wouldn’t be ‘revisiting’ John Selwyn Gummer’s infamous photo call with a beefburger.

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay men

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay menJames Horton quit his West Midlands Police role after 10 yearsHe resigned just six months after winning a long service awardMr Horton quit before disciplinary proceedings could begin By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 10:49 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 7 February 2013 Quit: Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, pictured, resigned after allegations that he had misused a force Twitter account An award winning police special who allegedly used a force Twitter account to contact gay men has resigned after volunteering for more than a decade. Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, 34, quit following allegations that he had misused the account which was linked to West Midlands Police. Mr Horton, who was head of a team of 70 special constables, resigned before disciplinary proceedings could take place.

North Yorkshire Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call

Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes into a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer answering an emergency call was killed when the patrol car he was driving crashed into a tree.

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree in the village of West Tanfield, near Ripon, at 7pm yesterday, North Yorkshire Police said.

Police officer under investigation for smashing man"s mobile phone after wrongly telling him it is against the law to film in public

Police officer under investigation for smashing man's mobile phone after wrongly telling him it is against the law to film in publicPolice officer in Glasgow approaches group of men after girl claimed they had 'annoyed' herOfficer is filmed appearing to knock man's phone out of his hand Force is investigating incident after officer says man is 'not allowed to take pictures' shows a Strathclyde Police officer approach a group of men in Glasgow after a girl in a nightclub claimed they 'annoyed her'.

Shocking moment motorist, 62, is ambushed and pistol-whipped by pair of masked robbers for keys to his Range Rover

Shocking moment motorist, 62, is ambushed and pistol-whipped by pair of masked robbers for keys to his Range RoverRobbers punch and kick man, hold him on the ground and hit him with a gunThey then make off with his car keys | UPDATED: 17:43 GMT, 28 December 2012 This is the shocking moment two masked thugs brutally attacked a 62-year-old man with a gun moments after he arrived home.