UK Terror

Woman Shot And 6 Arrested As Police Foil 'Active Terror Plot'

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK

Police say they have halted an active terror plot after a woman was shot and six people were arrested in operations in London and Kent. The woman in ...

A Love Letter From LA To London In The Face Of Terror Attacks

Caroline Feraday | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK
Caroline Feraday

I may be living 5000 miles away now from London but I still feel it's part of my family - part of the fabric of who I am. Je suis London, indeed. So ...

Will MPs Feel Safe Today?

Anne Payne | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics
Anne Payne

Despite Theresa May's positive insistence that Parliament will come together as 'normal', MPs and staff who felt that their life might have been under...

Outrage As Man Is Spotted Using A Selfie Stick As Westminster Terror Unfolded

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK

There is growing outrage on social media after a man was filmed using a selfie stick in Westminster, as a fatal terror attack unfolded around him. The...

The Mayor Of Calais Has Banned Food Distribution To Refugees - A Response And A Plea For Harmony

Arthur Peirce | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

I feel the resolution to this refugee crisis, and all global crises is with kindness. There ultimately needs to be infrastructure to provide for the care of the refugees. Whether this is with the full support of major NGOs or the UN, or simply local communities welcoming refugees in with arms open.

I Was An Islamist Extremist. A Counter Narrative Is Essential To Stop Terrorism

Adam Deen | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK
Adam Deen

As a reformed extremist, I can identify better than most the Islamist platform from which these young men operate from. From my time in Al Muhajiroun, now a banned UK terrorist group, I remember well the exploitative nature of marrying religious ideology with geo-political events.

Striving For Unity: Living As A Foreigner In A Post-Terror Attack City

Rachel McCallion | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK
Rachel McCallion

The terrorists attacked Paris, but in doing so they attacked every tourist, every native and every foreigner that has and ever will step foot on French soil, this was a grief very specific to French people.

Anti-Terror Police Called To Catholic School After Threats To Kill 'Every Single Infidel Student'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Anti-terror police were called to a catholic school in Doncaster following threats made against “infidel” pupils on social media. McAuley Catholic...

Terrorists Are Killing Fewer Of Us Than Before But Here's The Case For More Armed Police

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday promised to boost the number of armed police officers...

Armed Guards Will Now Be Accompanying British Tourists On Holiday

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK

Armed police and soldiers will guard French holiday sites popular with tourists this summer following a growing number of terrorist attacks across the...

Security Agencies Insist Terror Attack In UK Is 'Highly Likely' In Data Privacy Tribunal

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

A terrorist attack in the UK is “highly likely” following attacks in other parts of Europe, a five-judge tribunal has been told. Britain’s int...

The Number Of People Injured In Nice Has Risen To 202

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Some 202 people were injured, in addition to the 84 who were killed in the Nice terror attack on Thursday night, the French prosecutor has said. Frenc...

Footage Shows Moment Nice Terror Truck Driver Swarmed By Police

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Footage recorded at the scene of the Nice terror attack show police officers swarming the truck which ploughed into crowds, killing at least 84 people...

Relatives Searching For Loved Ones In Nice Attack Can Use These Social Media Channels

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

People who fear their relatives may have become caught up in the Nice terror attack are being urged to use specially-dedicated social media channels t...

Death Toll Rises To 84, Many Of Them Children, In Nice Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Summary: At least 84 people have been killed, including at least 10 children 202 people are injured, including 25 in intensive care Revelers were cele...

Terror Alert At Brussels Shopping Centre

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

Belgian authorities took a man into custody following a pre-dawn security alert at a major shopping center in downtown Brussels early on Tuesday morni...

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 10.02.2017 | 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...