Counter Terrorism Policing UK Urge Public To Be Vigilant Against Threat From Terrorism As Lockdown Eases

The senior officer responsible for ensuring the UK is protected against the threat of terrorism is warning businesses and the public that they must be alert to more than just the threat of Covid-19 this summer. Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior Read More …

Statistics Reveal Three Plots Foiled By CT Policing And UKIC During COVID-19

Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) and the UK Intelligence Services have foiled three terror attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began, despite lockdowns causing terrorism-related arrests to fall to their lowest level in nearly a decade. The Home Office’s quarterly release of Read More …

‘MINECRAFT TERRORIST’: Teenage extremist hid bomb-making manuals inside Minecraft video game guides

A teenage extremist hid bomb-making manuals inside Minecraft video game guides, a court heard today. Connor Burke, 18, is charged with possessing and sharing banned publications, including one called Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000 and another called The Improvised Munitions Handbook. Read More …

UK: Pilot App Launches To Help Public Report Terrorist Content Online

The iREPORTit app has been funded by City Hall and created in partnership with the national Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit. It will enable Londoners and people across the country to report terrorist content online quickly, easily and anonymously to Read More …

UK: Man charged with terror offences over ‘anarchist website that published bomb-making instructions’

A man accused of running an anarchist website that published bomb-making instructions has appeared in court. Toby Shone, 43, has been charged with three terror offences and four drug offences. He appeared at a hearing at the Old Bailey via Read More …

Online extremism ‘cannot be policed’, says head of UK counter-terror police

Extremism has become so widespread online that it “cannot be policed”, the head of UK counter-terror policing has said. Campaigners have called for more action against hateful material, but concerns over potential infringements of civil liberties have sparked a parliamentary Read More …

Counter Terrorism Policing UK: Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Explosives

An investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has led to the conviction of a man who was gathering together fireworks and other components to make an improvised incendiary device he was planning to use to target a mosque in Read More …