BREAKING: Jussie Smollet suspended from ‘Empire’

Jussie Smollett, the embattled actor accused of staging a hate crime -against himself – will not be featured in the final two episodes of the television show “Empire”. The executive producers announced the decision in a statement on Friday: “The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us,” they said. […]

Are TV and music to blame for the knife crime epidemic?

The number of fatal stabbings in the UK is at its highest level since 1946. According to the Office of National Statistics, the most common method of killing in the UK is by a knife or other sharp instrument. Last year, 39% of all homicides were a result of knife crime. There are many theories […]

Exposed: London’s pickpocketing hotspots

Last year, the Metropolitan Police received close to 30,000 reports of thefts from person on the streets of London. City News can now reveal the areas in London where you are most likely to encounter pickpockets.  Part and parcel of living in a major capital is taking preventative measures to avoid being affected by crime. London […]

Teen admits killing American tourist in Russell Square stabbing

Zakaria Bulhan, 19, has admitted killing American tourist and injuring five other people during a knife rampage in Russell Square. The young man attacked 64-year-old American Darlene Horton and several other random passers-by on the evening of 3 August last year. He was arrested by the police within minutes from the attack. The court heard that Bulhan’s violent behaviour […]

‘Ready to die or ready to kill’ says London’s postcode gangs

Last week, a schoolboy was stabbed during a gang fight in Croydon. He is yet another victim of the growing gang culture that is staining the capital’s streets with young blood. According to a report by the Metropolitan Police, knife crime in London has soared to a four-year high. The rise in the number of […]

Brussels terror suspect charged over Paris attacks

A man accused of Islamic State connections has been charged with links to the 2015 Paris terror attacks. Mohamed Abrini is accused of belonging to the terror cell responsible for the attacks that left 130 people dead in the French capital, and being complicit in the manufacturing of explosives detonated at the time. He was […]