UK Terror

NHS Doctor Who Joined Isis Shows 'Even Those Who Are Very Intelligent Can Be Hoodwinked'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK

An NHS doctor has left the UK to join self-proclaimed Islamic State in Syria, showing that "even those who are very intelligent can be hoodwinked". Is...

Terrorism 'Most Likely' Cause Of EgyptAir Crash That Left 66 Feared Dead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

Terrorism is feared to have brought down an EgyptAir passenger plane that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean with 66 people - including one Briton...

Five Bin Laden Conspiracy Theories Ranging From Mildly Plausible To Downright Bizarre

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

Monday, May 2, will mark five years since al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces in Pakistan. The ringleader of the terror group was ...

Man Shot And Dragged Away In Latest Brussels Anti-Terror Raids

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.03.2016 | UK

Belgian prosecutors say more people have been detained in counter-terrorism raids in Brussels prompted by the arrest of a Frenchman in the Paris area ...

Brussels Suspect Najim Laachraoui May Not Have Been Arrested, Belgian Media Say

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Belgian media outlets which reported Laachraoui's arrest have now withdrawn their reports, saying the arrested man may have been misidentified...

This Pissing Boy Has Become Belgium's Symbol Of Defiance After Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK

Brussels rocked by multiple explosions after 7am GMT So called Islamic State claim responsibility for attacks Police issue CCTV image from airport...

Brussels Terror Attacks: Police Step Up Patrols Across The UK

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK

Police patrols in the UK will be stepped at “key locations” following the wave of terror attacks in Brussels. Up to 34 people are feared dead in a...

I'll Always Go Back To Paris, Regardless Of The State Of Emergency

Alex Jackson | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Jackson

The real attack on French culture here is the parliament's decision to reinforce the state of emergency, by no way a banner for tourists or French citizens alike. We look at France as the birthplace of modern democracy, and the country's founding call for liberté is something we should not take for granted the world over.

Get Off Your Phone At Times Of Terror Risk, Warns Ex-Spy Chief

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2016 | UK

Ex-security minister Baroness Neville-Jones has criticised the culture of smartphone use, saying she is "alarmed" by the number of people unaware of t...

A Year of Pain but Some Progress

Louis Sherman | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Louis Sherman

I believe people are starting to come together, and considering there are 7 billion of us it will always take more than a year. We all have different views, and rightly so, but surely we must all agree that a world focussed on progressing forward and away from hate should always be a slightly better one?

Do the Teachings of Islam Promote Extremism?

Farooq Aftab | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK
Farooq Aftab

The rise in Islamophobia has become more prevalent recently. By way of example, a newspaper columnist recently wrote and an Australian politician also said that Muslims become terrorists because of the Islamic teaching of Jihad and other commandments of Islam...

Paris Attacks Mastermind Spotted On CCTV Calmly Riding Metro During ISIS Massacre

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

The mastermind behind the attacks in Paris last week has been identified in CCTV footage, jumping over Metro station automatic barriers while his comr...

TV Presenter Confuses Star Wars Symbol With Al Qaeda Logo

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

A TV presenter has been left red-faced after mixing up two logos during a report on terrorism and France's missile strikes on Raqqa. Jota Abril fr...

LIVESTREAM: Paris Siege As It Unfolds

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

A massive police and security operation is underway in a neighbourhood of Paris, as authorities target the alleged mastermind behind Friday's attacks....

Frenchman Accused Of Sparking Security Alert At Gatwick Due In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A Frenchman who is accused of going into Gatwick Airport with an air rifle and a knife, just as Europe was reeling from the Paris terror attacks, will...

The Moment A Man Played John Lennon's Imagine On Piano Outside The Bataclan

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK

One man has stunned onlookers in a poignant moment outside the Bataclan concert hall, the location of one of the terror attacks in Paris. As the c...

The Moment An Explosion Rocked A Football Match In Paris

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK

The horrific moment a suicide bomber detonated their device outside the Stade de France in Paris during a match between the national team and Germany ...

There Can Be No Masochism in the Face of Terror

James Snell | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK
James Snell

Reality as we know it is becoming repetitious. There has been another terrorist attack in a European capital. Once again an artist has been targeted. Once again an entire people have been attacked.

Hooded Gunmen Fire At Police In Marseille, France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

Hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs have fired on police in the French city of Marseille. It comes on the day the Prime Minister was due to visi...

IS Show No Mercy To 'Gay' Man Who Survived When Thrown Off A Building

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK

WARNING: This report contains graphic content Barbaric images have emerged from Syria showing a blindfolded man being thrown from a tower block and...

How I Survived Being Trapped in a Tube!

Kathryn Lovewell | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Lovewell

No matter what your external circumstances, you can take charge of your internal landscape. You can take charge of your response to outer stimuli. You can be liberated in prison (like my mindful stress management students were) or you can be imprisoned in your everyday life.

UK Terror Threat - Gunfire Detectors in 'Soft Targets' Could Save Lives

Roger Evans | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Politics
Roger Evans

The introduction of gunfire detectors will help to save lives. Cutting the response time of armed officers, alongside providing them with accurate information about the location of an armed individual, will ensure incidents are dealt with as quickly as possible. During a time of tight financial constraints, the use of such technology offers a smart solution that is relatively low cost when taken in the context of the billions spent annually on anti-terror activities.

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: Israel Convinced it Stands Alone Against Islamist Terror

Toby Greene | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK
Toby Greene

When Israelis look at these events in Europe, their view is inevitably coloured by the history of Jews there, and the fact that the idea of a modern Jewish state was created in Europe as an answer to anti-semitism.

Cultivating Love in the Face of Terror

Alice Grist | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Decide not to fume and vent against the world, the window cleaner, your boss or the kids. Just be. Be still. Allow life to arise around you, and if you invest yourself in anything, let it only be things that bring love to the surface of your heart and soul.

'Bad Theology' and Religious Terror

David Knowles | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Politics
David Knowles

The journalists and policemen murdered in Paris are the latest tragic victims in an ongoing war of ideas and belief. To win this war theologians must get involved, abandoning relativism and, as blunt as it sounds, take sides.