Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over terrorism offences

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences at Heathrow Airport. The 26-year-old was arrested by the Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism command on Thursday as he arrived on a flight from Turkey. Scotland Yard said the unnamed man was held on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts. The arrest was Syria-related, the force added. Turkey Interior Ministry said it had deported eight Islamic State suspects – one Briton and seven Germans. It did not…

Man, 27, is arrested in east London on suspicion of plotting a terror attack while 21-year-old man is held for encouraging terror as police search three properties

A 27-year-old man was arrested at east London residential address earlier today held on suspicion of being concerned in the preparation of acts of terrorism The man was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Terrorism Command at a residential address on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. He was also detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and taken to a south London police…

Tooba Gondal: Turkey deports London Isis matchmaker

Tooba Gondal wrote that she wanted to prove she was a changed person A former London university student accused of acting as a recruiter for Islamic State is reported to be among a group of alleged female jihadists being deported from Turkey to France. Tooba Gondal, 25, who lived in Walthamstow before leaving for Syria in 2015, had pleaded to be allowed to return to the UK with her two children. However, France Centre for…

Limited Passes Remaining for the Highly Anticipated International Security Expo

3-4 December, Olympia London I am pleased to offer the TinyG network exclusive passes to International Security Expo 2019. Register using the secure link below for complimentary visitor passes worth £99+vat and the first 25 to register will also be upgraded to include access to the SOLD OUT Global Counter Terrorism Summit on Day One and Global Serious & Organised Crime Summit on Day Two. https://ise-2019.reg.buzz/tinyg Over 13,500 international visitors are expected to attend from…

UK terror threat level downgraded from severe to substantial

Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre changes threat status to its lowest level since 2014 The UK national terrorism threat level has been downgraded from severe to substantial for the first time in five years, the home secretary has said, although this means a terrorist attack is still likely. Priti Patel announced the decision by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (Jtac) in a statement to parliament. The substantial threat level continues to indicate a high level of…

TiNYg Conference notes

Dear TINYg member  At the London conference, we heard about a number of events and initiatives that may be of interest to members. Register of Chartered Security Professionals  The Register of Chartered Security Professionals was established under a Royal Charter issued to the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals in the UK and launched in 2011.  Registrants use CSyP as a post nominal and are called Chartered Security Professionals.  Becoming a Chartered Security Professional is a means of being…

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Dear TINYg member This week we held our 50th International conference. Since our first conference in 2006, we have hosted over 5000 delegates, heard from more than 275 expert speakers, viewed more than 4000 power point slides and have provided more than 30,000 drinks and 5,000 lunches. We have circulated more than 25000 email alerts to over 10,000,000 recipients in over 130 countries. All of these things have been provided, completely free of charge and…

Isis supporter appears in court accused of plotting to bomb St Pauls Cathedral

Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court accused of a plot to bomb St Pauls Cathedral and a hotel. A 36-year-old woman has appeared in court accused of plotting to bomb St Paul’s Cathedral and a hotel. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, from Hayes, west London, faces allegations that she planned to plant bombs at the famous London landmark and a hotel in the capital. She is charged with the preparation of terrorist acts and…

Two women convicted in failed 2016 Notre Dame car bomb plot

A French court on Monday sentenced five members of an all-female jihadist cell to between five and 30 years in prison over a failed bid to detonate a car bomb outside Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. The case is the first to involve a group of women attempting to stage an attack in France, which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists since 2015, causing the loss of 255 lives. The five women, aged between 22 and…

Manchester Arndale Stabbings: Multiple injuries reported as shopping centre evacuated

The Arndale Centre in Manchester has been evacuated amid reports that a number of people have been stabbed. Witnesses described scenes of chaos as a large number of police and emergency services descended on the area in the centre of Manchester just before lunchtime. One video posted on social media showed officers deploying a Taser to detain a suspect who was laid face down on the ground. Sources have confirmed that there have been a…