UK security and counter-terrorism

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Edinburgh school accused of discrimination by ex-spy is cleared
St George’s school asked to improve procedures after complaint from former MI6 mole within al-Qaida Aimen Dean

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

03, Feb, 2023 @1:42 PM

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Green light for Omagh bombing inquiry is belated win in long campaign for truth
No one ever convicted of deadliest atrocity of Troubles, but injured and bereaved may be closer to knowing full story

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @6:48 PM

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Omagh bombing: independent inquiry announced into 1998 attack
Car bomb killed 29 people in deadliest atrocity of Northern Ireland’s Troubles

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @1:13 PM

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UK police removing ‘large amount’ of online gun-making guides
Exclusive: Fears growing that far-right extremists are producing 3D-printed firearms to use on streets of Britain

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @10:53 AM

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Met police urged to prosecute Iranian accused of backing Rushdie fatwa
Officers are reviewing a dossier accusing Sayed Ataollah Mohajerani, who lives in London, of encouraging terrorism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Jan, 2023 @5:15 PM

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UK teenager sentenced over far-right videos that inspired US killers
Daniel Harris, 19, to serve 11 years in young offender institution for ‘stream of rightwing terrorist bile’

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @12:24 PM

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Large rise in men referred to Prevent over women-hating incel ideology
Counter-terror officers say incel makes up 1% of referral to anti-extremism scheme

Vikram Dodd

26, Jan, 2023 @6:08 PM

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Sacked GCHQ employee launches legal claim under whistleblowing defence
Exclusive: Solicitors launch case on behalf of civil servant dismissed after calling for resignation of cabinet secretary

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

25, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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MI5 refused to investigate ‘Russian spy’s’ links to Tories, says whistleblower
Party member lodges a complaint about the security services ignoring attempt of Russian infiltration into the Conservatives

Carole Cadwalladr

21, Jan, 2023 @1:35 PM

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Uranium was embedded in metal bars seized at Heathrow
Officials say there is no threat to public but it is unclear whether radioactive element was deliberately concealed

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Jan, 2023 @3:38 PM

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Counter-terrorism police investigate after uranium seized at Heathrow
Border Force officials found small amount on passenger flight from Oman on 29 December

Tom Ambrose

10, Jan, 2023 @11:25 PM

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Ministers studying plans for UK child-specific terrorism orders
Exclusive: Official adviser recommends giving those arrested for low-level crimes a choice to accept help or face jail

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

02, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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