A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards in south-east London on May 5.
Churches should play a key role in fighting gun and knife crime in their communities, the General Synod has unanimously agreed.
A new anti-knife crime centre has been launched in the same week as the anniversary of the murder of a 16-year-old schoolboy.
A 17-year-old killer who used a Rambo-style combat knife to fracture his victim’s skull has been ordered to serve at least 14 years and three months.
The number of criminals caught with knives or dangerous weapons has hit its highest level since 2010, official figures have revealed.
Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales go unsolved each year, figures suggest.
An MP has blasted his colleagues for “not taking seriously” the issue of violent crime after only a handful turned up for a debate on the issue.
As many as six out of 10 retailers in some areas are breaking the law on underage knife sales, as funding to find and prosecute rogue stores runs dry, councils have warned.
A teenager who was chased and killed in a stabbing in south-east London has been named.
Tributes have been paid to a “role model” 18-year-old who was stabbed to death in the street.
Police are appealing for information after a dog was stolen from its owner following an assault on an Edinburgh street.