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London's Teenage Boys Listed as an Endangered Species Following Stabbing Outbreak

Following the recent spate of stabbings in the capital, London’s teenage boys have now been officially listed as a critically-endangered species by The International Union for Conservation of Nature, it emerged last night. 201 more words


Weapon of Choice

Don’t you find it confusing,

That what was once a cooking utensil,

Sometimes a utility tool,

Is now a lethal weapon?

A weapon of choice for young men, 155 more words

Knife Crime

Evening all: Police commissioner Hogan-Howe visits Croydon

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, is addressing a public meeting in Croydon next week.

The event is free and does not require booking, but places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 216 more words


Challenge for churches ahead of major knife crime conference

XLP are delivering their annual conference on knife crime tonight. Premier Christian radio interviewed me this afternoon on the issues surrounding knife crime and the potential solutions to this problem.

You can listen back here

Serious Youth Violence

Cold Pavement

How did I end up here?

On this cold pavement, on this cold night, it might be summer but it doesn’t feel right.

Did I get into a fight? 441 more words

Youth Crime

Shaniqua Marie reblogged this on Young People Insight and commented:

Powerful piece on knife crime by fellow young blogger, Naiya, who is dedicated to spreading awareness through writing. You can follow her on Twitter, @OpinionsOfNaiya

How has Bailey's death become a Class issue?

There has been an underlying question being asked about last week’s tragic events at Cults Academy. Before I discuss it, I want to be clear that this is not about the individuals involved and that I have nothing but the utmost respect and sympathy for Bailey Gwynne’s family and for the others involved. 629 more words


Opinion: Schools in certain areas should install metal detectors

By Ian Child

Students at the University of Bedfordshire believe schools in certain areas of the country should have metal detectors installed to combat knife crime. 333 more words