Is knife crime really getting worse? A discussion of so-called "knife culture" in the U.K. Exposed: horror of city's knife crimes AN ER physician comments on the prevalence of blade wounds; a sidebar lists many related articles (registration may be required). Exposed: True scale of knife epidemic Similar to the above story, again with a sidebar listing related stories. Doctors' kitchen knives ban call Physicians seek a ban on certain types of kicthen knives that are frequently used in domestic violence incidents.