knife crime


The Chicken Shop Boxes That Might Actually Help Prevent Knife Crime

The government's #KnifeFree campaign drew widespread criticism – but now people are mobilising against it with their own counter campaigns to combat knife crime.


The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.


You Can't Police Away Knife Crime

We spoke to campaigners and a knife crime victim about what needs to be done to tackle the "epidemic" of youth street violence.


What's Gone On This Week: Tory MP Offers a Simply Pathetic Solution to Knife Crime

Also a man was fined for "smashing a seagull to death in front of children" after it went for his chips in Weston-super-Mare.


Britain's Youth Face a Triple Crisis: Knife Crime, Education and Climate Change

On the day of the second student climate strike, Lewisham's 16-year-old Young Mayor writes about the problems he and his class-mates face.


Theresa May Is Right: Knife Crime Isn't the Police's Fault; It's Her Government's

In austerity Britain, say experts, the dramatic rise of violent crime is no surprise.


A Message to the Man Investigating Poverty in the UK

Lewisham's 15-year-old Young Mayor Elect speaks out on the causes of knife crime.


Watch: Our Documentary About London's Knife Crime Epidemic

In the wake of multiple knife-related murders in the UK's capital, activist and ex-gang member Josh Osbourne takes an in-depth look at the "code of silence".


How Surviving a Knife Attack Affects the Rest of Your Life

The wounds can heal, but the pain stays with you.


All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Knives and alcohol are being sold to children in London.


All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Wetherspoons bans dogs for being too "unpredictable".


RAY BLK’s New Video For “Run Run” is a Hard-Hitting Meditation on Knife Crime

Knife crime rose by more than a fifth in the UK last year, with a third of offences taking place in London.