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Counterterrorism police in east Sussex arrested a 40-year-old man in Crawley on suspicion of involvement in terrorism overseas. Police said the man did not present an immediate threat to the UK and that the arrest was part of an ongoing investigation.


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A 32-year-old man was arrested by counterterrorism police in Stratford, east London, after being detained yesterday for possession of an offensive weapon. Scotland Yard warned owners of unarmed drones to avoid flying them in restricted areas, such as around landmarks. The websites of a school and a church in North Yorkshire were hacked by Islamic […]


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Prosecutors disclosed that classified documents seized during the May 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, will be used in the forthcoming US trial of Pakistan-born Abid Naseer, 28, who is accused of involvement in an al Qaeda plot to bomb targets in Manchester, New York, and Norway. A Bristol-area bus and […]


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West Midlands counterterrorism police arrested a north London woman at Luton airport as she arrived from Istanbul. She was detained on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offenses, as part of an ongoing investigation. An Afghan man who had worked as an interpreter for British forces in Afghanistan claimed that two of his colleagues were beheaded by […]


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Counterterrorism police arrested two men in Bedford and confiscated items from two homes there after a search. The two suspects were released on bail. The UK joined the US in rejecting a draft Palestinian UN resolution on statehood.


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End of an era as British palace sentries fall back in face of mounting fears of ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attacks