UK: Two charged with explosives offences after bomb scare in Illingworth

Two people have been charged with explosives offences after homes were evacuated following a bomb scare. Residents were told to leave their homes and army bomb disposal officers were called after police found a suspicious object during a search at Read More …

UK: Man admits possessing a pressure cooker bomb

A clinical support worker who is accused of planning terrorist attacks on a hospital and an RAF base has admitted possessing a pressure cooker bomb. Mohammed Farooq, 27, was arrested in the early hours of January 20 in the grounds Read More …

UK: NHS terror suspect had ‘pressure cooker bomb filled with gunpowder’ outside hospital

A man suspected of terrorism had a pressure cooker bomb filled with gunpowder outside a hospital, a court heard. Mohammed Farooq, 27, was caught with a bomb containing 13kg of explosives outside a maternity ward in Leeds on January 20. Read More …

UK: Man arrested outside Leeds St James’s Hospital with suspicious device and suspected firearm

A man has been arrested after he was found with a suspicious device and a suspected firearm outside a Leeds hospital, leading to a partial evacuation. People were asked to avoid the entrance to the Gledhow Wing of St James’s Read More …

UK: Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North East have arrested two men and a woman from Keighley on suspicion of right wing terrorism

Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North East have this morning (Saturday May 1) arrested two men and a woman from Keighley as part of intelligence led investigation into suspected right wing terrorism. The men aged 29 and 30 and the Read More …

UK: Huge crater in Huddersfield school field after bomb squad blow up ‘volatile chemicals’

A massive crater has been left on Newsome High School’s playing fields after the army carried out a controlled explosion there today (Thursday). YorkshireLive understands a ‘volatile chemical’, which needed disposing of, was found in a cupboard at the University Read More …

Bradford man jailed for downloading terrorism manuals had ‘ISIS ideology’

A man who downloaded guides on how to make explosives has been jailed for more than four years for terrorism offences. Umar Hafeez, from Bradford, was charged with thirteen offences of possessing a record likely to be useful to a Read More …