Counter-terrorism policy

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Watchdog steps in over secrecy about UK women in Syria stripped of citizenship
Exclusive: Home Office refusal to disclose how many women are in same position as Shamima Begum prompts action

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Can £9m Whitehall situation room help improve crisis decision-making?
Experts say tech upgrade is insufficient if ministers and officials do not engage in regular practice exercises

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

12, Mar, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Three terror plots foiled in Britain during pandemic, say police
More than 800 live investigations during Covid crisis but terrorism arrests fell by 34% in 2020

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

04, Mar, 2021 @3:06 PM

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I want to hear the case for and against Prevent | Letter
Letter: I approach this review in a spirit of collaboration, writes William Shawcross

Letters

03, Mar, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Cameron criticises Johnson and May over aid cuts and security oversight
Former PM predicts ‘big inquiry’ into Covid response and defends EU referendum decision

Ben Quinn

01, Mar, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Why is the government trying to undermine its anti-terror programme? | Sadakat Kadri
Appointing a man with controversial views on Islam to head its Prevent review will alienate those it’s meant to support, says Sadakat Kadri, author of Heaven and Earth: A Journey Through Sharia Law

Sadakat Kadri

01, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Counter-terror training may be enforced for some UK venues
Protect Duty will build on ‘Martyn’s law’ calling on local authorities to plan against attacks

Tobi Thomas

26, Feb, 2021 @9:45 AM

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New UK laws needed to stop hate speech and extremism, says report
Commission for Countering Extremism says possession of terrorist material should be a crime

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK's anti-terror chief fears rights group boycott threatens Prevent review
Neil Basu says move to oppose appointment of William Shawcross could harm process

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @12:32 AM

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People with extremist views less able to do complex mental tasks, research suggests
Cambridge University team say their findings could be used to spot people at risk from radicalisation

Natalie Grover

22, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Peer is asked to investigate the activities of extreme right and left
Lord Walney says far right is much bigger threat than far left but latter had ‘overstepped the mark’ at times

Clea Skopeliti

08, Feb, 2021 @12:14 AM

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Skilled Commonwealth migrants still facing 'unlawful' deportation
More than 70 people refused right to remain despite 2019 ruling that Home Office misused Immigration Act, report finds

Diane Taylor

26, Jan, 2021 @5:28 PM

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