French police foil terror attack using highly toxic ricin six days after Paris knife rampage

Police in France have foiled a suspected terror attack using highly toxic poison and arrested two brothers of Egyptian origin, authorities have said. Ricin or explosives are thought to have been prepared ahead of the planned attack, according to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb. Read More …

UK police use of facial recognition technology a failure, says report

Police attempts to use cameras linked to databases to recognise people from their face are failing, with the wrong person picked out nine times out 10, a report claims. The report from Big Brother Watch, published on Tuesday, warns that facial Read More …

TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all U.S. federal airports

In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process With the summer travel season on the horizon, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Read More …

Investigation into 2017 St. Petersburg terrorist attack in final stage – agency

The criminal investigation into the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg Metro on April 3 last year is in the final stage, the Russian Investigative Committee (SKR) said on Tuesday. The SKR’s main directorate for the investigation of especially important Read More …

Russia threat and terror the focus of security review

Threats from Russia and organised crime are the focus of a new national security strategy for the UK. In what the prime minister has called a “fusion doctrine”, the plan will combine intelligence and the Army with economics and diplomacy Read More …