Terrorism

Everything we know so far about the Norway bow and arrow attack
Police officers cordon off a crime scene in Kongsberg, Norway
The latest on . . .

Everything we know so far about the Norway bow and arrow attack

Suspect appears to have carried out an ‘act of terror’, security services say
14 Oct 2021
Defining images of the 9/11 attacks
The South Tower of the World Trade Center is hit by the second hijacked plane
In pictures

Defining images of the 9/11 attacks

Marking 20th anniversary of deadliest terror atrocity on US soil
10 Sep 2021
The man tasked with putting a price on 9/11’s lost lives
Kenneth Feinberg at a Congressional hearing
Profile

The man tasked with putting a price on 9/11’s lost lives

US attorney had ‘unthinkable’ job of distributing compensation fund to victims and families
10 Sep 2021
The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet
Israeli prison officers conduct a search after the break-out
Why we’re talking about . . .

The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet

Getaway hailed by Palestinian factions but described as ‘a grave incident’ by Israeli PM Naftali Bennett
7 Sep 2021
Where will be next target for global jihad?
A member of Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad pictured in 2004
Today’s big question

Where will be next target for global jihad?

Militant insurgents already hold territory in a string of poor and unstable states
31 Aug 2021
Will Afghanistan become a safe haven for terrorists?
Kabul explosions
In Depth

Will Afghanistan become a safe haven for terrorists?

Multiple explosions reported near Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul
26 Aug 2021
‘Afghanistan is more dangerous for us than it is for the United States’
Joe Biden
Instant Opinion

‘Afghanistan is more dangerous for us than it is for the United States’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Aug 2021

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What is gender terrorism?
Noor Mukadam vigil
Getting to grips with . . .

What is gender terrorism?

Pakistani activists call for action on country’s high rate of gender-based violence
5 Aug 2021
‘We are undertaking a mass experiment that could undo the gains made through vaccines’
Boris Johnson touching elbows with a member of the public at a hospital
Instant Opinion

‘We are undertaking a mass experiment that could undo the gains made through vaccines’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 Jul 2021
‘Rampant Covid in poorer countries will shape the evolution of the virus’
India Covid
Instant Opinion

‘Rampant Covid in poorer countries will shape the evolution of the virus’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
27 Apr 2021
Deradicalisation programmes not working on jailed jihadists, watchdog warns
Police and paramedics attend the scene following an attack on London Bridge in June 2017
In Brief

Deradicalisation programmes not working on jailed jihadists, watchdog warns

Counterterrorism expert says heavy supervision schemes needed alongside efforts to counter radical ideologies
14 Dec 2020
British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot
Theresa Villiers arrives at 10 Downing Street for a cabinet meeting in November 2019.
In Brief

British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot

Trial begins today over alleged terror plot that ‘could have triggered World War Three’
27 Nov 2020
Emmanuel Macron calls for EU to rethink free movement
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In Brief

Emmanuel Macron calls for EU to rethink free movement

French president says reform is needed to tackle international terrorism
6 Nov 2020
How has Isis dealt with the outbreak of Covid-19?
Men suspected of being affiliated with the Isis in a prison cell in northeastern Syrian.
In Depth

How has Isis dealt with the outbreak of Covid-19?

Terror group finds new opportunities amid the global pandemic
21 Oct 2020
Isis Beatles face ‘fate worse than death’ in hellish US jail
Isis
In Brief

Isis Beatles face ‘fate worse than death’ in hellish US jail

British jihadis say they fear being sentenced to life in ‘hellhole’ supermax prison if convicted by US court
25 Aug 2020
Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back
Shamima Begum
In Brief

Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back

Court rules that former Londoner may return to UK to fight decision to revoke her British citizenship
17 Jul 2020
‘Bomb scare’ flight in emergency landing at Stansted
ryanair
In Brief

‘Bomb scare’ flight in emergency landing at Stansted

Two men arrested after note warning of explosives found in loo on Dublin-bound plane
14 Jul 2020
Reading terror attack: what we know so far
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In Depth

Reading terror attack: what we know so far

Sources say Libyan suspect in stabbings that claimed three lives was known to MI5
22 Jun 2020
Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 May
Coronavirus good weather
In Depth

Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 May

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22 May 2020
Security costs to keep MPs safe rise by £4m post-Brexit
westminster
In Brief

Security costs to keep MPs safe rise by £4m post-Brexit

Heightened security measures follow divisive Brexit referendum and terrorist threats
21 May 2020
Terror suspects to face ‘indefinite controls’ under new laws
London Bridge
In Brief

Terror suspects to face ‘indefinite controls’ under new laws

Rights groups criticise government plan to put indefinite curbs on alleged offenders’ movements
20 May 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘we’re not going on a summer holiday’
uk beach
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘we’re not going on a summer holiday’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 20 May
20 May 2020
FBI names Saudi diplomat suspected of aiding 9/11 hijackers
FBI
In Brief

FBI names Saudi diplomat suspected of aiding 9/11 hijackers

US intelligence agency makes ‘giant screw-up’ in court documents responding to lawsuit by victims’ families
13 May 2020
Was Lockerbie conviction a miscarriage of justice?
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In Brief

Was Lockerbie conviction a miscarriage of justice?

Scottish commission approves application for appeal court hearing
12 Mar 2020
Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?
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In Brief

Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?

Deadly gun attack in Germany described as a ‘wake-up call’ for continent
21 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: Why snobs make the best novelists
Oscar Wilde
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Why snobs make the best novelists

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 12 February
12 Feb 2020
Mohiussunnath Chowdhury: Madame Tussauds plot revealed
Mohiussunnath Chowdhury
In Depth

Mohiussunnath Chowdhury: Madame Tussauds plot revealed

Chowdhury was acquitted in 2017 after being arrested outside Buckingham Palace with a samurai sword
11 Feb 2020
How Extinction Rebellion got ‘extremist ideology’ label
Extinction Rebellion
In Depth

How Extinction Rebellion got ‘extremist ideology’ label

Counterterrorism police sent out report about potential national security threat posed by the environmental group
7 Feb 2020
Fact check: five key questions about terrorism sentences
Streatham attack
In Depth

Fact check: five key questions about terrorism sentences

Fresh Government crackdown on terror offenders likely to be challenged in courts
4 Feb 2020
Streatham terror attack: what we know
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 02: Police emergency services are seen at the site of an incident after a man has been shot dead by police in South London following stabbing several people
In Depth

Streatham terror attack: what we know

Attacker was recently released from prison after conviction on 13 terror charges
3 Feb 2020
Polygraphs for terrorists: do lie detectors work?
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In Depth

Polygraphs for terrorists: do lie detectors work?

Tories planning to introduce tests in bid to stop terrorists from gaming deradicalisation programmes
21 Jan 2020
Is Britain experiencing a rise in neo-Nazism?
Terrorism
In Depth

Is Britain experiencing a rise in neo-Nazism?

Durham teenager arrested for planning attacks on public sites including synagogues
8 Jan 2020
Is Islamic State bouncing back in Iraq?
Islamic State flag
In Brief

Is Islamic State bouncing back in Iraq?

Kurdish official says the group is now ‘like al-Qa’eda on steroids’
23 Dec 2019
London Bridge attack: who are the 69 terrorists freed early?
Terrorist search
In Depth

London Bridge attack: who are the 69 terrorists freed early?

Two ‘violent jihadists’ already returned to jail as police check licence conditions
3 Dec 2019
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