London Bridge terror attack: Suspect wearing hoax suicide vest shot dead after a number of people stabbed

One suspect detained by police. Scotland Yard said there had been a stabbing. Number of people have been injured. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots Armed police have shot a man on London Bridge after several people were injured in a stabbing in an incident officers are responding to as though it is terror-related. Eyewitnesses described seeing several people restraining one man as they grappled on the pavement on London Bridge. Armed police then responded, firing shots….

London Bridge: One killed and several stabbed in terror attack

Police say they are treating the London Bridge stabbing as terror-related as a precaution. Key points: One person has died after a stabbing attack on London Bridge Met Police will make a statement at 4pm Officers are treating the attack as terror-related The person who died is not the suspect, Sky News understands Police have shot the alleged attacker and say a man has been detained There are believed to be five casualties A witness…

Florida man wanted ISIS to bomb deans at colleges that suspended or expelled him, feds say

A Florida man tried to direct a purported ISIS agent to bomb Miami Dade College, prosecutors say. A man who had been suspended or expelled from two South Florida colleges asked an FBI informant he thought belonged to ISIS to bomb the schools, targeting specific deans, a federal prosecutor says. Salman Rashid, 23, is charged with soliciting another person to commit a crime of violence. He made an initial court appearance Monday in US district…

Britain is country worst affected by terrorism in EU, study reveals

Britain is the country worst affected by terrorism in the EU, according to an authoritative study of the its impact worldwide. The Global Terrorism Index puts the UK in the top 30 of the worlds 168 nations, ahead of France, Germany, Belgium and Spain as well as Sri Lanka, Iran, Russia and Israel. Afghanistan has overtaken Iraq as the nation worst affected by terrorism followed by Nigeria, Syria and Pakistan, according to the analysis of…

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…