UK Terror

Residents Ask Why It Took So Long For Finsbury Park Attack To Be Described As 'Terror'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Finsbury Park residents have accused the police and media of a “cover up” after it took several hours to confirm Monday morning’s incident was a...

Imam Praised For 'Saving Life' Of North London Mosque Attack Suspect

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

An imam has been praised for stopping angry worshippers from attacking a suspect in a terror attack which saw a van plough into people outside a mosqu...

Let's Talk About 'Terrorism'

Priya Jasmin Begum | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK
Priya Jasmin Begum

People have created a "them and us" narrative. The media has painted a picture in everybody's heads of desert people thirsty for the blood of 'infidels'. This is despite the fact that the vast majority of ISIS', and other related groups, victims are Muslim which is conveniently forgotten by many.

Why Isis 'Strangely Worded' Claim Of Responsibility Could Reveal New Clues About Terror Group

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK

The so-called Islamic State’s claim of responsibility for wreaking deadly terror on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market on Saturday is “strang...

Suicide: What's In A Word?

Angela Samata | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK
Angela Samata

Suicide is a difficult word. There's no getting away from it. Whether like me and many others someone you love has taken their life, whether you are someone who has contemplated taking your life or if you have no personal experience at all, suicide is still a very difficult word.

London Terror Attack: Here's Everything We Know So Far

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR Seven dead and 48 injured after a terror attack at London Bridge and Borough Market 21 of those injured are in a critical con...

6 Ways You Can Help In The Wake Of The Manchester Suicide Bombing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

As the nation reels from a suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday night, thoughts are now turning to how to help those affected. At least 2...

Tweet 'Warning Of Manchester Arena Attack Sent Hours Before Bombing'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

Greater Manchester police have been alerted to a number of social media posts appearing to warn of the suicide bombing which has claimed 22 lives. Is...

Manchester 'Terror' Attack Caught On Camera As Explosion Kills At Least 22 People

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

Scenes of chaos, confusion and terror were captured by music fans who had travelled to Manchester Arena simply to enjoy an Ariana Grande concert. The ...

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...