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History Tells Us Manchester Will Be Stronger And Even More Resilient After The Bombing

Robert Kelly | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK
Robert Kelly

Forgive the mildly indulgent personal story to start this piece, but it's relevant to the tragic events that unfolded in Manchester this week and this...

Daesh Is Being Driven Off Twitter - But We Must Not Let Our Guard Down

Sajda Mughal OBE | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK
Sajda Mughal OBE

Over 11 years have passed since 7/7, the terror that took place that day still haunts me as if it were yesterday. As a Muslim and 7/7 survivor, sat on the same train as the bomber, I was horrified to learn that the perpetrators had carried the attack out in the name of Islam, a religion of peace.

7/7 When The Dust Doesn't Settle

Rev Will Van Der Hart | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK
Rev Will Van Der Hart

When 10 years later you still feel like you have dropped your keys down the drain, redemption is a bit more mysterious. I don't find comfort in the comparison between what was and what is, but in the presence of One who shares in our suffering and offers us hope.

7 July: Preventing Radicalisation in Schools

Bansi Kara | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK
Bansi Kara

This week, it is our duty to remember those who died in the 7/7 bombings and think of their families' loss. After that, we have to go to work finding ways to debate our world and the place of religion and race within it so that child - that universal, fearful child - can turn to us, rather than away from us. And that we as Londoners can feel safe in our lovely city. That is the real meaning of 'prevent'.

Why We're Teaching Students About the 7/7 Bombings

Neil McKain | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Neil McKain

Like many Londoners, 7 July 2005 began for me as a normal working day. I drove from my flat in Queens Park to Ealing where I was working as an estate agent. Morning briefing done, our team of sales negotiators 'hit the phones' to drum up business and book appointments. Then people's mobiles started beeping. Other offices started calling in. Something was going on in central London.

Kathryn Snowdon

The 'Hero' Of 7/7 Bombings On Why This Picture Changed His Life | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

To mark the 10 year anniversary of the London 7/7 terrorist attacks, HuffPost UK is running Beyond The Bombings, a special series of interviews, blogs...

Optimism Is the Best Weapon Against Terrorists

Julie Siddiqi | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK
Julie Siddiqi

I just left the Memorial Lecture of the 7/7 Tavistock Square Memorial Trust hosted by the BMA, this year delivered by Dame Tessa Jowell. It was such a fantastic lecture in so many ways. Powerfully delivered but sensitively balanced.

London Bombings Widow Jailed For Stealing £43,000 Of Son's Compensation

PA | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK

The widow of a 7/7 bombing victim has been jailed for two years and eight months after stealing £43,000 from her son's compensation. Louise Gray, ...

21/7 London Bombers, Whose Explosives Failed, Launch Appeal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

Four would-be bombers, who launched a failed plot to terrorise London days after the 7/7 attacks, are to launch a legal bid to overturn their convicti...

The Silent Victims of 9/11

Reyhana Patel | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Politics
Reyhana Patel

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Eleven years ago, on this very day, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked planes and flew them into b...

Which Video Game Is Upsetting And Captivating MPs Alike?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Politics

The latest edition of the video game series Call of Duty has sparked controversy among MPs, with some saying it's too violent. But one Labour MP has c...

Paul Vale

Jason Burke Unpicks The 9/11 Wars | Paul Vale | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

"I watched 9/11 unfold in the office of The Observer," says Jason Burke, one of the UK's foremost experts on Al-Qaeda and currently South Asia corresp...

Brits In US Warned About 9/11 Terror Alert

PA | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Foreign Office has warned Britons in the United States to remain vigilant amid fears that terrorists are plotting an attack o...