Police cuts ‘disaster’ for national security

National security is being jeopardised by cuts to local policing, which amount to a potential disaster in the fight to stop terrorist attacks.

Sarah Abdeslam remains silent two years on

Two years on from the Paris terror attacks, the only surviving suspect is still refusing to talk to investigators.

New Defence Secretary meets US counterpart

New Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has held his first bilateral meeting with his US counterpart, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

One in six ‘withdraws’ from intensive de-radicalisation scheme

One in six people put on the government’s de-radicalisation scheme, Channel, refuse to co-operate, new figures show.

Police cuts will make it harder to prevent extremism, Met chief warns

Losing up to 3,000 police officers in London would make it harder to prevent extremism, the Metropolitan police commissioner has warned MPs.

UK Security Week reveals speaker line-up

A high profile array of international speakers have been announced for the 2018 World Counter Terror Congress.

Social isolation behind terrorism

Counter terrorism chief tells force leaders that extremism and terrorism suspects have come from communities with a lack of integration.

Trump calls for death penalty after New York attack

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Sayfullo Saipov should get the death penalty.

Eight killed by man driving truck in New York

Five friends from Argentina were among those killed in a truck attack in New York.

Police cuts risk Londoners’ safety

The number of police officers in London could drop below 27,500 by 2021 without extra funding, the lowest level since 2002, new analysis shows.

Plan pitches housing into anti-terror frontline

Social housing providers are pitched into the anti-terror frontline by a plan that puts extremists into taxpayer-funded homes.

Armed police to patrol Manchester’s Christmas markets for first time

Armed police will patrol Manchester’s Christmas markets for the first time this year.

England and Wales need £1.3 billion to tackle crime and terrorism

Police forces in England and Wales will need nearly £1.3 billion extra between 2018 and 2020 to tackle crime and terrorism, the APPC has said.

Partnership formed to protect Birmingham at Christmas

Birmingham City Council is working in a partnership to install security measures ahead of this year’s Christmas festivities.

Ministers should not ‘criminalise thought’

Max Hill QC has warned that plans to prosecute people who view extremist content online should be wary of criminalising thought.

BIFM partnering UK Security Expo in support of advice for FM’s

The Professional Body for Facilities Management (BIFM) will be partnering the UK Security Expo in support of counter terrorism advice for FM’s.


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