UK Terror

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 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 ...