Former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office Chris Phillips warned that staff shortages are making it harder to tackle Islamic radicalisation in England’s prisons, and that extremists were not properly monitored, enabling them to conduct recruitment drives among fellow prisoners.

Home secretary Theresa May has outlined plans to address religious extremism in the next parliament should the Conservatives gain a majority in the upcoming election.

A terror runaway alert has been issued in UK schools all over Britain. The Government fears during the Easter break that students who were brainwashed by Islamic state( ISIS ) will run away to join the terror group in Syria.

A £1.2 million cyber security project has started with the UK and Israel as part of the government's long-term economic plan, it has been announced.

A new campaign has been launched this week by the National Police Counter Terrorism Network to prevent young people travelling to Syria.

Cabinet Minister Francis Maude has announced a number of new training schemes to enhance the number of people in the cyber security industry.

US general Raymond Odierno has voiced concerns over the potential impact of further defence cuts to Britain's armed forces.

Theresa May has defended her decision to scrap relocation powers from measures designed to monitor terror suspects amid Labour claims that the move was a “mistake” that could have led to the likes of “Jihadi John” joining “Islamic State” or other groups in the Middle East.

A new Counter Terrorism and Security Bill has received Royal Assent from the Queen

After a EU leaders meeting in Brussels it has been agreed there needs to be stricter checks on travellers entering the passport-free Schengen area and greater information-sharing as part of a revamped counter-terrorism strategy.

Due to the rising terror threat the head of Britain's Police Federation has encouraged officers to be equipped with stun guns

A new anti-terrorism task force has been launched in Japan after the tragic end to its Islamic State hostage crisis.

In the aftermath of deadly attacks in France and violent confrontations in Belgium, the European Union is launching new anti-terrorism projects with Muslim countries and increasing its intelligence sharing.

Police forces across Britain have been warned that they may be targeted in terror attacks.

According to a Paris prosecutor 12 people were killed on Wednesday as armed men stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine targeted in the past for its cartoons on Islam.

Bloomberg have reported, terrorism related arrests in the United Kingdom increased by 40 percent in 2014, following a surge in numbers of British nationals travelling to Syria and Iraq to join Islamic State (IS)