UK and Kenya sign new Defence Cooperation Agreement to tackle shared threat from Al-Shabaab

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Defence Dr Monica Juma signed the deal after agreeing to step up UK support for the key security partner The UK is stepping up its counter-terrorism and military support to Kenya Read More …

Omagh bomb: ‘Real prospect attack could have been prevented’

It is plausible that there was a real prospect the 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented by the security services, a judge has ruled. Mr Justice Mark Horner also called for new investigations on both sides of the Irish Read More …

Exclusive first look at International Security Expo’s Global Counter Terror and Serious and Organised Crime Summit

International Security Expo’ Global Counter Terror and Serious and Organised Crime Summit promises to deliver a stellar educational programme from world-leading security experts, including the first public outing from the UK’s Assistant Commander of Counter Terror Police, Matt Jukes July Read More …

Britain to leave troops beyond military mission end in Afghanistan

Wallace announces the remarks only days after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially ended his military mission in Afghanistan, in a speech in the British parliament. Prior to that, United States had said that its troops will stay in Afghanistan Read More …

Northern Ireland: Armagh woman faces jail term after she admits having improvised viable blast bomb

A CO Armagh woman faces the prospect of a jail sentence after she admitted in court to having an improvised but viable blast bomb. With Rebecca Gregory appearing at Newry Crown Court by videolink from her solicitor’s office, defence counsel Read More …

UK: First elements of new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre in London unveiled

The first elements of the new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in London have been unveiled. They include a cutting-edge counter terrorism operations suite which is now fully operational and a dedicated, state-of-the-art counter terrorism forensics laboratory to follow soon. Read More …

UK: Explosives arrest after substances found in Lincolnshire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing explosive substances after the bomb squad were called and people evacuated from homes in Lincolnshire. A controlled explosion was carried out on the unknown substance found by police at a house Read More …