Metropolitan police officer arrested in right-wing terror probe

The arrest of a serving Metropolitan Police officer relates to the outlawed neo-Nazi group National Action, it is understood. Counter-terrorism officers arrested the 21-year-old police constable in north London. He is being held on suspicion of membership of a proscribed Read More …

Streatham terror attack: Terrorist shot dead by police after stabbing two people

A terrorist was shot dead by police after stabbing two people in what is believed to have been an Islamist-inspired attack in south London. Sudesh Amman was wearing a fake bomb vest when he attacked people on a busy street in the Read More …

Police go-ahead for facial recognition cameras in London could break the law, government watchdog warns

The looming use of facial recognition cameras across London could fall foul of the law, the government’s own watchdog has warned. Professor Paul Wiles, the biometrics commissioner, joined human rights groups and some MPs in criticising the announcement by the Metropolitan Police force. He pointed out that an Read More …

MPS: Man charged with terrorism offences

A man arrested by detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command has today, Tuesday, 17 December, been charged with terrorism and explosives offences. Filip Golon Bednarczyk, 25 (28.10.94), a Polish national of Luton, is charged with collection of information Read More …

London Bridge terror attack: Suspect wearing hoax explosives shot dead by police

The Met Police has confirmed the alleged attacker who was shot on London Bridge has died. They added the suspect was wearing a hoax explosive device. The police have also confirmed the alleged attack was a terrorist incident. The attacker Read More …

Two men arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in east London

Two men in east London have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences. A 27-year-old man was detained by Met Police Terrorism Command officers on Tuesday on suspicion of being involved in the “commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism”. He remained in custody on Read More …

Grenfell Tower fire: ‘Systemic failures’ in fire brigade’s response

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has been condemned for “serious shortcomings” and systemic failures in its response to the Grenfell Tower fire, in a report after the first phase of an inquiry. Fewer people would have died in the 2017 Read More …

Extinction Rebellion plans to shut down London City airport this week

Extinction Rebellion is planning to shutdown London City airport for three days later this week. The climate activists, who have been protesting in Central London, said they planned to occupy both the departure and arrivals hall of the airport with the aim of blocking security. Read More …