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article 30 June 2015 UK
London counter-terrorism operation, London, 30 June 2015 (Getty)
How has the UK terror threat changed since 7/7?

A major counter-terrorism exercise is taking place in the UK capital today, as we approach the 10th anniversary of the London bombings in which 52 people died. What has changed since 2005?

article 29 June 2015 World, Tunisia
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Tunisia attack: British deaths could exceed 30

The British death toll in the Tunisian beach massacre is expected to double to at least 30, sources say, as David Cameron pledges a "full spectrum" response to terrorism.

article 26 June 2015 World, Tunisia
Tunisia beach resort attack (Getty Images)
Tunisia hotel attack: at least five Britons among 37 dead

Five Britons were among 37 killed in a gun attack at Sousse, a Tunisian tourist resort, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said, warning that a "high proportion" of the casualties could be British.

post 19 June 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Was the Charleston shooting an 'act of terror'?

Gun violence is an epidemic in America. But every time there is a school, cinema or restaurant massacre, the sale of guns and ammo increases and the gun control debate gets drowned out.

article 11 June 2015 UK
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Snooper's charter: landmark report released on surveillance

A "comprehensive and comprehensible" new law on security services' powers to monitor online communications must be drawn up "from scratch", an influential terrorism watchdog says.

article 20 May 2015 UK
 Car bomb attack in Baghdad, 9 May 2015 (Reuters)
Terrorism: which cities are most at risk?

People are more likely to experience terrorism in Baghdad than in any other city in the world, while Bristol is ranked at higher risk than London, according to a new report.

article 14 May 2015
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Number of teens arrested on terror offences has doubled

As police detain a record number of people of all ages linked to extremism, the number of teenagers arrested for terrorism offences this year is over twice as high as the year before.

article 13 May 2015 UK
Davud Cameron (Reuters)
Government crackdown on 'poisonous ' Islamist extremism

David Cameron announces the government will combat "poisonous Islamist extremist ideology" by banning organisations and clamping down on those seeking to radicalise young people.

post 13 May 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Cameroon: working to banish Boko Haram terror and tempt back tourists

Cameroon's government is working hard to banish the memories of the havoc caused by Boko Haram extremists who terrorised the north of the country for the last two years.