A letter bomb exploded in a Dutch bank headquarters

Letter bomb goes off at Dutch offices and a second explosive is disarmed at another premises as blackmailer strikes again a day after explosions struck two firms A letter bomb exploded in a Dutch bank headquarters today and another was disarmed at an IT firm as police hunt for the blackmailer behind two blasts at postal offices yesterday. An employee of ING was rushed to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a small explosion…

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Jihadist guilty of plotting terror attack on tourist sites and Pride parade.

The 28-year-old was convicted after being earlier acquitted of a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace. A former Uber driver, cleared of launching a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace, has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack just months after his release. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, from Luton, had planned to target iconic tourist sites including Madame Tussauds, Piccadilly Circus and London’s Pride parade, using a vehicle, knife and gun. He was…

Three arrested over Islamic State knife attacks in Maldives

Reports say a Maldivian radical group affiliated with Islamic State says it carried out the attack in a video posted online. Three men with suspected links to Islamic State have been arrested over the stabbing of two Chinese nationals and an Australian in the Maldives. The attack happened on Tuesday night in Hulhumale, an island four miles (7km) north of the capital Male. One of the Chinese nationals was a tourist and the two other…

Dissident republican bomb found on lorry bound for ferry to Scotland

Police searched 400 vehicles in bid to find deadly device A dissident republican explosive device discovered in Co Armagh on Tuesday night was found attached to a lorry and bound for a ferry to Scotland, police said. Police said anyone could have been killed or injured if the device exploded as it made its way from Armagh to Belfast docks. After receiving information of a possible device police searched some 400 vehicles in a wide-ranging…

Streatham attacker named as Sudesh Amman

A man shot dead by police after he stabbed people in south London had been released from prison in January. Sudesh Amman was released around a week ago after serving half of his three year sentence for terror offences. He was under active police surveillance at the time of the attack on Streatham High Road, which police believe to be an Islamist-related terrorist incident. Three people were injured, with one person in a life-threatening condition….

Man arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences. He was detained at a residential address in east London on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism. Officers have been carrying out a search of the property as part of the investigation by the Met Police’s Counter Terrorism Command. The man remains in custody a south London police station, the force said, as inquiries continue.

Dear TiNYg member, on behalf of the leadership team, may I wish you all, your families and colleagues, a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2020.

Your ongoing commitment to TINYg and our collective aim of sharing information and best practice to our collective networks continues to make a positive impact. The level of support that we receive from Law Enforcement colleagues, Government agencies and corporations internationally is certainly testament to that. Thank you. 2019 has been our most successful year to date, with three major conferences in London and another three in the USA. We hope that 2020 will be…

Sydney plane plotters who planted bomb on estranged brother jailed for 76 years

The brothers were planning to blow up an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi and then carry out a poison gas attack Two Sydney brothers who constructed a bomb hidden in a meat grinder and tried to plant it on a packed Etihad A380 aircraft in their unwitting younger brother’s luggage have been jailed for 40 and 36 years. Khaled Khayat, 52, and Mahmoud Khayat, 34, were found guilty earlier this year of conspiring…

Former beauty queen found guilty of funding terrorism

A former beauty contestant and the ex-girlfriend of a professional footballer has been found guilty of funding terrorism. Amaani Noor, 21, was found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday of donating $45 USD, around £35, to organisation The Merciful Hands via Paypal on May 23 last year knowing it would or may be used for the purposes of terrorism. Noor, who the court heard had married an Islamist fighter online and planned to join…