The "innovative" anti-stalking unit brings together police officers, charity workers, and mental health staff in a bid to tackle stalking.Read the full story ›
Cases of stalking in England and Wales have nearly doubled in the past year, here are the steps to take and avoid if you suffer harassment.Read the full story ›
Cyber stalkers and scammers rely on careless posts and lax security. Here are the key ways to keep your personal information private.Read the full story ›
After years of stalking, Kerry Daynes found her pet dead in a twisted position and the message "Jill Dando" scrawled on her home fence.Read the full story ›
'As I was getting ready in my bedroom, I got a dirty phone call from a guy saying he was watching me,' Lorraine Mitchell told ITV News.Read the full story ›
A national stalking database should be created to better protect victims, Downing Street has heard.Read the full story ›
The maximum custodial sentence available to courts for stalking will rise from five to 10 years under new measures.Read the full story ›
Lily Allen said police made her feel like a "nuisance rather than a victim" over her seven-year stalking ordeal.Read the full story ›
New protection orders for victims of "stranger stalking" could be introduced amid fears the internet is fuelling an increase in cases.Read the full story ›
The underuse of the new stalking laws are leaving women at risk of violence, a leading campaigner has warned.
Laura Richards, chief executive of the Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service, warned that victims are being left at risk of violence as the new laws are being underused by CPS lawyers who have not had sufficient training.
Ms Richards also warned that "light-touch sentences" and a "revolving-door approach" means victims are more at risk of being killed by their stalkers and that charging "cheaper and easier-to-prove" offences such as harassment means the offender's fixation goes untreated.