UK security and counter-terrorism

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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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AI could have profound effect on way GCHQ works, says director
Jeremy Fleming’s comments come as agency endeavours to placate critics of bulk surveillance activities

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

24, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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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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We need to develop a vaccine against media scare tactics | David Mitchell
Last week the terrorism threat level was downgraded, but purveyors of news have myriad ways to keep us fretting about the future

David Mitchell

14, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Manchester police warned in 2016 over terrorism strategy, arena inquiry hears
Inspectorate found majority of force duty officers ‘felt ill-equipped’ to deal with terror incident

Alex Mistlin

08, Feb, 2021 @8:14 PM

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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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Muslim boy, 4, was referred to Prevent over game of Fortnite
More than 600 children under six flagged by anti-extremism scheme

Joshua Stein and Mark Townsend

31, Jan, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Brexit negotiator David Frost pulled away from national security role
Plum job given to MoD permanent secretary after Tory backlash against Frost’s appointment

Heather Stewart Political editor and Dan Sabbagh

29, Jan, 2021 @2:06 PM

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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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Scottish parliament rejects Westminster's 'spy cops' bill
Holyrood move means covert police bill will not cover Scotland when it comes into law

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

19, Jan, 2021 @5:34 PM

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How Edward Heath taking a bath exposed Chequers' lax security
Adviser felt compelled to complain about security at PM’s country residence after incident, files reveal

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @6:01 AM

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