France and Australia are strengthening security cooperation in light of a December 2014 hostage crisis in Sydney staged by a self-proclaimed Islamic cleric, and the deadly Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris in January 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.