An international investigation has resulted in the largest ever seizure of heroin in the UK, denying vast sums of money to organised crime groups.

An Irish national living near Tamworth has been jailed for three years for possessing a stun gun.

Two men arrested as part of a National Crime Agency-led operation, which has resulted in the recovery of approximately 750kg of cocaine from a yacht in Fishguard, have now been charged with conspiracy to import cocaine.

Two men from Liverpool who used their haulage firm as a front for heroin trafficking have been told to pay back £312,232.37 in criminal profits.

Seven men have been guilty of a number of child sexual abuse offences, including rape and sexual assault.

A woman who sexually abused children online for paying customers has been jailed.

More than 250 kilograms of cocaine have been seized and six people arrested, after an investigation led to the interception of a yacht off the coast of Wales.

Three members of an organised crime group have been jailed for 28 and-a-half years after pleading guilty to a conspiracy to supply cocaine that had a street value of nearly £1.7m.

An international operation involving the National Crime Agency (NCA) has led to the seizure of just under 1000 kilos of MDMA and meth and the arrest of four British men in one of Australia’s biggest ever drug seizures.

NCA investigators have released the image of the 53-year-old from Manchester, who failed to attend court in connection with drugs offences.

The NCA has been granted freezing orders on eight bank accounts containing a total of more than £100 million, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption in an overseas nation.

Three members of an organised crime group have been sentenced to a total of 45 years for smuggling a minimum of £2.49 million worth of heroin from Pakistan into the UK via the post.

44 people have been arrested and 35 potential victims have been identified in the UK as part of a Europe-wide operation targeting modern slavery and human trafficking.

An international law enforcement investigation has resulted in one of the largest ever seizures of heroin in the UK.