08/09/23

Weston-super-Mare man faces trial on terrorism charges

An alleged far-right extremist has appeared at the Old Bailey accused of having and sharing a terrorist video about explosives. Gabriel Budasz, 23, was charged on 4 August with possession and dissemination of a terrorist document. The charges related to a video about the explosive TATP and an improvised .....

08/09/23

Wagner to be declared a terrorist organisation by UK

Wagner, the Russian mercenary group, is set to be proscribed as a terrorist group by the UK government - meaning it will be illegal to be a member or support the organisation. A draft order to be laid in Parliament will allow its assets to be categorised as terrorist property and seized. The home secretary said .....

08/09/23

Bomb squad called to suspicious vehicle at Folkestone Channel tunnel terminal

An army bomb squad has been called in and a man was detained after police stopped a suspicious vehicle at the Channel tunnel terminal in Kent. Traffic was said to be backing up after access to the tunnel was blocked and a cordon put in place to protect the public. The incident is not linked to the hunt for the escaped .....

08/09/23

Daniel Abed Khalife prison escape: Richmond Park closed off by police in search for escaped prisoner

Police have been scouring Richmond Park for fugitive terror suspect Daniel Abed Khalife. Officers were stationed at key entry and exit points into the early hours of Friday - with two police helicopters still active overhead. Richmond Park, in southwest London, was closed during the operation, and the investigation .....

07/09/23

Hunt for terror suspect ex-soldier Daniel Khalife after Wandsworth prison escape

A nationwide manhunt has been launched for a former soldier suspected of terror offences who escaped from prison on Wednesday morning. Daniel Abed Khalife, 21, was awaiting trial at HMP Wandsworth in London after being accused of leaving fake bombs at a military base. It is believed he escaped via a prison kitchen .....

07/09/23

Glasgow Airport back to normal after security chaos amid suspected terrorist search

Glasgow Airport has confirmed services are back to normal today after security was disrupted on Wednesday amid a search for a suspected terrorist. Travellers faced major disruptions yesterday afternoon as police hunted escaped prisoner Daniel Abed Khalife. The 21-year-old has been on the run since around 7.50am .....

05/09/23

Preston man who had potential bomb-making material jailed

An 18-year-old man who admitted possessing potential bomb-making instructions has been jailed. Mohammed Afzal, from Preston, Lancashire, pleaded guilty to collecting and disseminating terrorist material at Liverpool Crown Court. He was arrested after posting extremist material on social media but initially refused .....

05/09/23

Ashley Sharp: Racist and homophobic Leeds prison officer who ran far-right fitness club jailed for eight years

An "extremely dangerous" prison officer who ran a far-right fitness club has been jailed for eight years for possessing a "murder manual" for white supremacists. Ashley Sharp set up the White Stag Athletic Club to create a "brotherhood" and train others to be soldiers for the racist cause, Sheffield Crown Court .....

05/09/23

Bradford man charged with offences under Counter Terrorism Act

A BRADFORD man has appeared in court accused of a string of charges. Muhammed Saeed Ahmed, 31, was arrested in June 2021 as part of a pre-planned operation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East and was released under investigation the same day. On August 16, the defendant was charged with offences .....

24/08/23

Woman 'terrorist' told police and doctors' surgery in Wakefield she had planted bombs

A woman threatened to blow up a medical centre and a police station, telling staff: “I’m a terrorist and there is a bomb planted somewhere.”Courtney Longstaff made the hoax claims that she had planted devices, first at King’s Medical Centre in Normanton, and then at the police station in the town, telling them .....