Terrorism

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

What was it like to fly a plane on the day of the 9/11 attacks?

What was it like to fly a plane on the day of the 9/11 attacks?

Beverley Bass was the pilot of a plane heading to Dallas when the September 11 attacks occurred. She tells talkRADIO what the experience was like.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Record number of right-wing extremists behind bars

Record number of right-wing extremists behind bars

Figures have shown a rise in the number of right-wing extremists jailed under terror laws, while the number of Islamist extremists fell.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Religious leaders are responsible for extremists, says Archbishop

Religious leaders are responsible for extremists, says Archbishop

Religious leaders must take responsibility for extremist activities within their faith, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

Jihadi Jack: Removing nationalities is ‘wrong direction’

Jihadi Jack: Removing nationalities is ‘wrong direction’

MP Tobias Ellwood told talkRADIO he does not think stripping radicalised Britons of their UK citizenship is the answer to tackle terrorism.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

The teenager who called the Duke of Sussex a “race traitor” in an online post has been jailed for four years and three months.

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being killed at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

The Duke of Sussex was dubbed a “race traitor” and pictured with a gun to his head in an image posted online by a Leeds teenager.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Mother of Jihadi Jack warned son ‘you will get beheaded’

Mother of Jihadi Jack warned son ‘you will get beheaded’

The mother of the young Muslim convert known as Jihadi Jack has told a court she was “horrified” when her son revealed he was in Syria.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

A man from Cardiff has admitted sharing a terrorist song entitled Virgins Of Paradise on the second day of his Old Bailey trial.

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook has issued a “one strike” policy for users breaking the rules of its livestreaming feature, following the mosque terror attack in New Zealand.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Arrests made in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday bombing

Arrests made in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday bombing

Arrests made in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday bombing

Police have made 40 arrests following attacks across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Army cadet praised Hitler and built bomb, court told

Army cadet praised Hitler and built bomb, court told

An army cadet who praised Adolf Hitler constructed a potential bomb after researching instructions online, a court has heard.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Head teacher who let London Bridge terrorist teach gets management ban

Headteacher who let London Bridge terrorist teach gets management ban

Headteacher who let London Bridge terrorist teach gets management ban

The headteacher who allowed London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt to teach unsupervised at an east London school has been banned from management roles.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Shamima Begum 'is not a victim, she knew what she was joining', says Brit who fought IS

Shamima Begum 'is not a victim, she knew what she was joining'

A former currency trader who joined Kurdish rebels to fight the Islamic State says Shamima Begum is 'more dangerous' now than when she left to join the terror group

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Former extremist: Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain

Former extremist: Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain

A former extremist who new helps rehabilitate radicalised young people says Shamima Begum should be brought home and given a chance to 'turn her life around'

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ben Wallace

Government's Prevent strategy has had a 'chilling effect' on communities, says Director of Rights Watch UK

Government's Prevent strategy has had a 'chilling effect' on communities

The Director of Rights Watch UK has criticised the government's counter-terrorism strategy, claiming it has had a "chilling" effect on communities.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A US man who was killed in the terror attack in Nairobi narrowly missed being caught in he 9/11 attacks, his family said

US man killed in Nairobi terror attack 'survived' 9/11

US man killed in Nairobi terror attack 'survived' 9/11

A US man who was killed in the terror attack in Nairobi narrowly missed being caught in the 9/11 attack, his family said

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Manchester terror suspect detained under mental health act

Manchester terror suspect detained under mental health act

Manchester terror suspect detained under mental health act

The man who stabbed three people in Manchester on New Year's Eve has been detained under the Mental Health Act

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

Fifth Strasbourg shooting victim dies

Fifth Strasbourg shooting victim dies

Fifth Strasbourg shooting victim dies

A fifth person has died after being shot in an attack in Strasbourg

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Thousands of children have been flagged up to authorities over terror concerns, official figures reveal.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Extremism is ‘thriving’ in parts of the UK and the 'true scale' is unknown, says Chief Commissioner

Extremism is ‘thriving’ in parts of the UK and the 'true scale' is unknown, says Chief Commissioner

Extremism is ‘thriving’ in parts of the UK, says Chief Commissioner

Extremism is “thriving” in some parts of the UK, but the “true scale of the problem” is not yet known, says the Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Father of convert 'Jihadi Jack' says his son opposes Islamic State and wants to 'live peacefully'

Father of convert 'Jihadi Jack' says his son opposes Islamic State and wants to 'live peacefully'

Father of 'Jihadi Jack' says his son opposes IS, wants to 'live peacefully'

The father of a British-Canadian man suspected of joining the Islamic State has said his son does not support them and asked Canadian authorities for help in bringing him home

Rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Worldwide rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Rise in far right attacks 'could be a reaction to Islamist terrorism'

A new report from the Henry Jackson Society found that there had been a fourfold increase in far right attacks across the world, but the author said the biggest threat still came from Islamists

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

A former Army officer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Isis suspects should not be tried in the UK because of the risk they could radicalise other inmates in jail

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

US President Donald Trump will visit a memorial ground to the September 11 terror attack in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will authorise a new funding deal to support Kenyan soldiers fighting in Somalia and to help combat terrorism.

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of terror offences

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in West London after an unknown substance was discovered at his house

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn: Are terrorists buried in the Tunisian cemetery, what happened at the Munich Massacre, and who did he lay a wreath for?

Jeremy Corbyn: Are terrorists buried in the Tunisian cemetery, what happened at the Munich Massacre, and who did he lay a wreath for?

Jeremy Corbyn: Who's buried at the Tunisian cemetery at which he laid a wreath?

Jeremy Corbyn has faced criticism for attending a memorial at a ceremony in Tunisia, but who is buried there and what involvement did they have with the Munich Massacre of 1972?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Counter-terror officers must filter through 'thousands' of potential threats, expert tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Counter-terror officers must filter through 'thousands' of potential threats, expert tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Counter-terror expert: 'We must filter through thousands of potential threats'

Counter-terror expert Simon Trundle told Julia Hartley-Brewer that counter-terror police have an "unenviable job" identifying potential terror threats, following the Westminster car attack

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation of Parliament Square will be discussed

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation of Parliament Square will be discussed

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say parliament pedestrianisation will be discussed

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation plans for Parliament Square will be discussed after yesterday's terror attack

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

The suspect who drove into barriers outside parliament in an attempted terror attack has been named as Salih Khater, according to Sky sources

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

The Prime Minister will make a statement on the terror attack that took place at the Houses of Parliament

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, is the UK safe?

At 7.30am on August 14 a car was driven into the Houses of Parliament in London in a suspected terror attack. The suspect is in custody and has not been identified yet

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump referred to the car crash in Westminster as a terror attack, despite the Metropolitan Police not confirming yet if this is what it was. Police are currently treating it as a terror attack

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianising Parliament Square would protect everyone'

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianising Parliament Square would protect everyone'

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianise Parliament Square'

Nigel Evans MP, joint executive secretary of the 1922 Committee, says the car crash in Westminster this morning should make the government consider safety measures around parliament

Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Two men charged with terror offences

Two men charged with terror offences

Both men are due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Mr Javid faced intense criticism after agreeing to share intelligence with the US without seeking guarantees Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh would not face execution.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Former UK diplomat says Foreign Office sanctioned torture to gain intelligence

Former UK diplomat: Jack Straw and MI6 approved 'intelligence from torture'

Former UK diplomat: Jack Straw and MI6 approved 'intelligence from torture'

Craig Murray was the UK ambassador to Uzbekistan between 2002 and 2004. He claims then-Foreign Secretary Jack Straw was aware of torture and approved its use to gain intelligence

UK intelligence agencies involved in torture of 9/11 detainees, new report says

UK intelligence agencies involved in torture of 9/11 detainees, new report says

UK intelligence agencies involved in torture of 9/11 detainees, new report says

A report says that MI5 and MI6 were aware of mistreatment of detainees

Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Woman jailed for failing to alert police of friend's terror plans

Khawla Barghouthi heard her friend Rizlaine Boular talk about carrying out a knife attack, but claimed she did not believe her intentions were genuine

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

IS fanatic in court over alleged plot to bomb Parliament and kill Theresa May

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman allegedly planned a suicide attack on Parliament and hoped to kill the Prime Minister. He denies the charges

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Number of terrorism arrests reach record high in the UK

Number of terrorism arrests reach record high in the UK

In the year to the end of March 2018, a total of 441 individuals were held as part of terrorism investigations - a rate of well over one a day.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Arbias Thaqi, from London, distributed ISIS-related material

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

Arbias Thaqi spread ISIS 'magazines' and bomb-making manuals

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Teen girl found guilty of plotting British Museum terror attack

Teen girl found guilty of plotting British Museum terror attack

Safaa Boular, now 18, secretly discussed the murderous scheme with her sister and mother using coded language which had an Alice in Wonderland tea party theme.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Alleged IS supporter to go on trial over Prince George post

Alleged IS supporter to go on trial over Prince George post

Husnain Rashid is accused of encouraging terrorism after detailing the address of Prince George's school.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts

18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts

Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command made the arrest in North London on Friday.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Man arrested in Coventry on suspicion of committing terrorism offences

Man arrested in Coventry on suspicion of committing terrorism offences

West Midlands Police have detained a man under the Explosives Act.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad (stock image)

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad as he plotted to join terror groups fighting in Syria

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

The barriers sound an alert in major incidents and will be used at festivals and events

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Aweys Shikhey harboured "chilling fantasies" of murdering the Queen

IS supporter who discussed killing Queen jailed

IS supporter who discussed killing Queen jailed

Thirty-eight-year-old maintained veneer of hard-working respectability but fantasised about killing the Queen, David Cameron, members of the Jewish community and football fans

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Closest man to Manchester Arena bomb to survive reveals what he's been through

Manchester bomb survivor: 'There was no blood left in me'

Manchester bomb survivor: 'There was no blood left in me'

Manchester Arena bomb survivor Martin Hibbert joined Mike Graham and Katie Perrior to tell them about his "miracle" recovery

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here they should go somewhere else instead of harming us', says Katie Perrior

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here, they should go somewhere else', says Katie Perrior

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here, they should go somewhere else'

Katie Perrior says communities need to turn on those plotting to harm the UK

A review of the response to the terror attack has found severe flaws in protocol

Manchester bomb: 'Government has big questions to answer', says Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester bomb: 'Government has big questions to answer'

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham says terrorist attack protocol needs more flexibility

Government announces boost to security as Islamist terrorism threat may increase There

Government announces boost to security in face of terrorism threat

Government announces boost to security in face of terrorism threat

Theresa May has warned Britain's enemies that they should be in no doubt the 'every capability at our disposal' will be used to defeat them

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

The mother said she does not feel hatred towards the killer

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