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Woolwich soldier murder

article 24 May 2013 UK
Lee Rigby family say 'goodnight fallen soldier'

"Rest in peace, Lee. We loved you so much. You will always be our hero." The family of the man murdered in the street in Woolwich, south east London, speak of their grief for the first time.

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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 27 February 2015 UK, Somalia
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Jamal Osman by Security services and the road to radicalisation

It has been commented on that - like the Woolwich killers  the British security services had a file on Mohammed Emwazi. Here, Channel 4 News Africa reporter Jamal Osman describes his own experiences.

article 19 February 2015 UK
Brustholm Ziamani (Metropolitan Police)
Simon Israel by London teenager Ziamani guilty of plot to behead soldier

A radicalised teenage son of Jehovah Witnesses is found guilty of planning to behead a young British soldier.

article 25 November 2014 UK
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Is Facebook being scapegoated for Lee Rigby's murder?

A parliamentary inquiry slates a US internet company for failing to help prevent the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby. But is Facebook being blamed for intelligence service failures?

article 08 April 2014 UK
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Woolwich murder: Michael Adebolajo launches appeal

Michael Adebolajo, one of the men found guilty of murdering soldier Lee Rigby, launches an appeal against his whole-life sentence.

article 26 February 2014 UK
(l-r) Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale who are to be sentenced for the murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich last year
Woolwich attack: life for Lee Rigby killers

A violent scuffle breaks out as Michael Adebolajo is sentenced to a whole-life jail term and Michael Adebowale to life with a minimum term of 45 years for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

video 26 February 2014 UK

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Woolwich: far-right protesters call for hanging - video

Far-right protesters outside the Old Bailey hold gallows, nooses and banners demanding capital punishment for the two men who murdered Lee Rigby.

video 19 December 2013 UK

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Woolwich: the death of an ordinary soldier - video

Lee Rigby never knew he would play a part in some of the most shocking events ever witnessed in Britain. Ciaran Jenkins has been speaking to the soldier's family and friends.

article 19 December 2013 UK
A jury at Woolwich Crown Court takes just over an hour to find Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, guilty of the soldier's murder.
Paraic O'Brien by British Islamists guilty of murdering Lee Rigby

As Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are found guilty of murdering Lee Rigby, the radical cleric who was Adebolajo's mentor after he converted tells Channel 4 News he is "proud" of what he did.