Terrorism

London Bridge: Vigil to be held at 11am this morning

One of the people injured in the London Bridge attack has been allowed to return home and two more remain in stable condition, the NHS has said. Dr Vin Diwakar, medical director for the NHS in London, paid tribute to staff from both the hospital and ambulance services. “Our thoughts remain with the families and […]

London Bridge Aftermath: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist acts recalled to prison

  A man arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts has been recalled to prison due to a suspected breach of his licence conditions, West Midlands Police said. The 34-year-old man was arrested in Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday in connection with a wider on-going review of existing licence conditions of convicted terrorism offenders, detectives said. An urgent […]

Update 1120: Usman Khan – London Bridge Terrorist: released on licence last year

UPDATED 1120 Saturday 30th November Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said Usman Khan had been living in the Staffordshire area and officers were searching the address. He added police were “not actively seeking anyone else” over the attack. In a statement, Mr Basu said: “The investigation into the attack near London Bridge continues at […]

The London Bridge attacker has been named as convicted terrorist Usman Khan, police said.

The London Bridge attacker has been named as convicted terrorist Usman Khan, police said. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said 28-year-old Khan had been living in the Staffordshire area and officers were searching the address. He added police were “not actively seeking anyone else” over the attack, which left a man and a woman […]

In Court Today

10:00 Camberwell Green Magistrates Court – two men have been charged in connection with the kidnap of a man, aged in his 40s, in Thornton Heath, south London in the early hours of Monday. Benjamin Oliveira, 36, of Brierley, New Addington has been charged with kidnap, possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an […]

Woodhill lifer admits disseminating IS propaganda

A serving prisoner at HMP Woodhill has admitted disseminating grisly Islamic State propaganda from behind bars. Abdul-Rehman Gul sent IS videos of shotgun executions in slow motion via a mobile phone in 2017. While in a young offender institution he also shared an IS manual entitled How to Survive in the West. At the time, […]

‘Charismatic’ killer of Lee Rigby has converted prisoners to Islam, judge told

A Muslim extremist jailed for life after being convicted of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby is looked up to by fellow prisoners, a High Court judge has been told. Michael adebolajo was “charismatic” and intelligence suggested that he had helped convert other inmates to Islam, Mr Justice Langstaff heard. Detail of the influence adebolajo […]