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A team of senior military and civilian medics who created the counter-terror app CitizenAID, has said people need to learn lifesaving skills in case they are caught up in a terror attack in the UK.

The so-called Islamic State (IS) group has said it was behind an attack in Turkey where a gunman attacked a nightclub, killing 39 people.

Italy's interior minister Marco Minetti has confirmed that Anis Amri, the man suspected to be behind the Berlin market attack, has been shot dead by police in Milan.

Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, Theresa May has said people should not be ‘cowed by terrorists’.

German police have confirmed they are investigating a ‘probable terrorist attack’ after a man, thought to be an Afghan or Pakistani asylum seeker, ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48.

Six people have been arrested and being held in custody on suspicion of offences under the Terrorism Act.

A Police Federation survey has found that 71 per cent of the public support the wider rollout of Tasers to police officers in England and Wales.

The new head of MI6 Alex Younger has warned that the scale of the terrorism threat to the UK is ‘unprecedented’.

Four technology companies are set to collaborate to hinder the spread of violent, extremist images and video on their websites.

The government's controversial counter terrorism strategy, Prevent, will face a legal challenge in the High Court.


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With UK Security Expo opening its doors at London’s Olympia venue on 30 November, the show organisers reveal best practice advice on how to manage the issue of public security at large events

How to combat the cyber threat

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