London bombings

  • 7 Jul 2015

    7/7 : contemplation after a terrifying and confused day

    Seeing our camera and tripod, tourists around St Paul’s and Aldgate constantly approach to ask what is going on. No need for any inquiries a decade ago as the streets fell empty.

  • 7 Jul 2015

    Petals fall from the dome of St Paul’s cathedral during a minute’s silence to remember the victims of the 7/7 bombings, on the tenth anniversary of the terror attack.

  • 6 Jul 2015

    Just before a bomb went off on his No.30 bus on 7 July 2005, George Psaradakis had advised passengers to alight and walk because of traffic. “I wish all of them had got off,” he tells Channel 4 News.

  • 30 Jun 2015

    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?

  • 29 Apr 2012

    MoD tells 700 residents near Olympic site they will be safer with missiles on top of their east London building.

  • 6 Sep 2011

    In a Channel 4 News exclusive, UK families affected by 9/11 and the war on terror tell their stories. As filmmaker Tim Lawton writes, they are united by loss and how they have lived with that loss.

  • 7 Jun 2011

    Home Secretary Theresa May has launched the revised anti-terror Prevent strategy, promising tighter controls on anti-terror funds, targeting of “non-violent extremism”, and promoting integration.

  • 6 May 2011

    Each of the 52 victims of the terrorist attacks on London would have died regardless of the response by the emergency services, a coroner says. Andy Davies hears the reaction.

  • 5 Apr 2011

    As the Prime Minister travels to Islamabad to announce £650million to help support Pakistan’s education system, Samira Ahmed looks at the political and security implications of the announcement.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    As the inquest into the deaths of those killed in the London bombings hears its final evidence, Andy Davies talks to six witnesses about what the hearings meant for those giving testimony.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    As the inquest into the July 7 attacks draws to a close, Thelma Stober tells Channel 4 News of being blown out of the train during the Aldgate bombing, and that giving evidence was “cathartic”.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    John Taylor speaks to Channel 4 News about meeting the man who cradled his dying daughter after the Aldgate tube blast, and says the inquest has helped close a chapter in his life.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    John Mather appeared at the July 7 inquest via video link from New Zealand to speak about his daughter Shelley who died in the Russell Square blast. He tells Channel 4 News about giving evidence.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    Steven Desborough was on board the Aldgate train when Shehzad Tanweer detonated his bomb. Mr Desborough tells Channel 4 News how he cradled fatally-wounded Carrie Taylor in his arms amid the carnage.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    Saba Mozakka’s mother, Behnaz, was killed on the Piccadilly Line as she travelled to work on July 7. Saba tells Channel 4 News speaking at the inquest made sure her mother’s story was told.