Category Archives: National Security

Police Appeal For footage Of The Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka

Police are today (Tuesday, 23 April) appealing for people who have returned to the UK from Sri Lanka to share with them any footage or images they have captured of the terrorist attacks on 21 April in Sri Lanka. Acting Commander Alexis Boon, of the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command, said:  “We are specifically looking for images and footage taken

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IS Bride Shamima Begum ‘Given Legal Aid’ For Citizenship Fight

The BBC is reporting that IS bride and sympathiser Shamima Begum has been granted legal aid in order to fight the UK Governments decision to strip her of her citizenship. The 19-year-old was stripped of her citizenship in February this year after she was found in a Syrian refugee camp having travelled across Europe to join the barbaric IS in

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Corrupt Immigration Officer Jailed For Extortion

A corrupt immigration officer has been jailed for three years and nine months for attempting to extort money from an Indian national who was due to be removed from the UK. Jaspreet Kaur, 41 from Romford, was imprisoned today (Thursday 11 April) at Southwark Crown Court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing. She demanded £2,500 from a potential returnee

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Justice Committee Calls Governments Approach To Prison Funding ‘Inefficient, Ineffective’ & ‘Unsustainable’

The Justice Committee has published a scathing report on the Governments approach to the short and medium term funding of prisons. It said: ‘The Government’s current approach to prison funding to accommodate growing population forecasts is inefficient, ineffective, and unsustainable in the medium or long-term, says the Justice Committee in a major new report published today’. At a time when

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BREAKING NEWS: British Transport Police Investigating Two Devices Left On Railway Lines

Detectives from the British Transport Police (BTP) are currently investigating two malicious obstructions which occurred on the railway near Yaxley, Cambridgeshire on 21 March and at Netherfield, Nottinghamshire on 27 March. In both incidents, railway workers from Network Rail had identified devices on the rail tracks which were intended to cause disruption to railway services. A statement released by the

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Police Federation Confirms That Is Has Been The Victim Of A Cyber Attack

The Police Federation of England & Wales (PFEW) has confirmed that it has been the victim of a cyber attack. On Saturday 9th March, the PFEWs HQ IT systems were subjected to a malware attack which encrypted data from across their networks. The attack has affected a number of their databases and servers. A spokesperson for the PFEW confirmed that

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Muslim Council Of Britain Release Statement After The Cowardly Terrorist Attack In New Zealand

The Muslim Council of Britain has released a statement following the outrageous and cowardly attacks which occurred in New Zealand which have resulted in the tragic loss of 49 innocent lives. The statement reads: ‘The Muslim Council of Britain today condemns the horrific, cowardly and Islamophobic terrorist attacks that have taken place in New Zealand today. ‘Almost 50 people are

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Police Chiefs To Meet With Home Secretary To Discuss What More Can Be Done To Stop Knife Crime

Police Chiefs from around the country are set to meet with the Home Secretary tomorrow (6th March) in order to discuss what more can be done to halt the rise in the needless loss of life due to the increase in knife crime. The meeting comes at a when the country is mourning the loss of so many young lives

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English Channel People Smuggling Ring Dismantled By The Police

Six members of an organised crime group have been collectively-sentenced to more than 27 years in prison, after trying to smuggle migrants across the Channel in a speedboat and into the country via the Kent coast. On 3 August 2018, officers from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU), supported by Border Force, the National Crime Agency, and Kent Police,

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New Military Campaign Medal Announced For Those Who Fought Against Daesh

The Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced details of the eligible personnel who will recieve a new medal to mark the campaign to defeat Daesh in Iraq and Syria. Under new rules, personnel from all three services serving from outside the traditional area of operations, such as operators of RAF Reaper remotely piloted aerial systems, will receive the Operation Shader

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