UK: Arrests made and public’s help sought following explosion in Sidcup

Detectives investigating an explosion in Sidcup where a ULEZ camera and surrounding property were damaged have arrested two men. The arrests were made on Monday, 18 December by detectives from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, which is leading the investigation Read More …

UK: Specialist officers leading investigation into explosion in Sidcup, south-east London

A criminal investigation has been launched by the Metropolitan Police in relation to an explosion that took place in Sidcup last night, in which a ULEZ camera and surrounding property were damaged. The incident is being treated as a deliberate Read More …

UK: Counter-terror police investigate death of man in Hartlepool

Counter-terrorism police are investigating the death of a man and the assault of another in Hartlepool. A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after the incident in the Tees Street area of the town in Read More …

UK: Report published by CTPNW into the explosion outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Report by Counter Terrorism Policing North West published into the explosion outside the Liverpool Women’s Hospital in November 2021 Following the conclusion of the investigation into the terrorist incident outside the Liverpool Women’s Hospital on Remembrance Sunday in 2021, Counter Read More …

UK: Far right extremist caught with step-by-step instructions on how to make home explosives

A man with extreme right wing views was found with ‘step-by-step instructions on how to make home explosives’ and a banned ‘push dagger’. Scott Mason, 36, has been jailed following a counter-terror probe. He is said by police to harbour Read More …

UK: Teenager arrested for posting DIY bomb-making guide video on social media

A 15-year-old boy accused of sharing bomb-making instructions on social media has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. The youngster, who cannot be identified because of his age, is alleged to have twice posted the propaganda video made by Read More …

Checks at UK airport over fears far-right extremists may travel to Ukraine

British authorities are worried that the current threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine may attract far-right extremists from the UK, who could travel to the country seeking weapons training and military experience. Counter-terrorism police were positioned at the departure Read More …

Police Scotland welcomes sentencing of Nikolaos Karvounakis

Police Scotland has welcomed the sentencing of Nikolaos Karvounakis after he left an improvised explosive device (IED) in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh in January 2018. Th 35-year-old was sentenced to eight years and four months at the High Court in Read More …

UK: MI5 had intelligence Manchester Arena bomber posed threat, inquiry told

MI5 had enough intelligence to regard Salman Abedi as a threat to national security and open an investigation before he bombed the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring hundreds of others, an inquiry has heard. The Security Service was Read More …

UK: Two men arrested by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command

Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command have arrested two men as part of a proactive investigation. A 30-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, 8 February in east London on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation Read More …