Government terror strategy is flawed, says former chief prosecutor
We are joined from Manchester by the former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal, from Wakefield by the Conservative peer Baroness Warsi, and in London is Nimco Ali, social activist from the Women’s Equality Party and Alan Mendoza from the Henry Jackson Society.
Jack Applebee: “They’re stabbing everyone – you need to go.”
We spoke to Jack Applebee who owns a restaurant inside Borough Market, and who suddenly found himself at the very centre of last night’s terrorist attack.
Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi: ‘We’ve been far to tolerant of intolerance’
Conservative Nadhim Zahawi and Labour’s Neil Coyle discuss the impact of last night’s events.
Emergency services praised for quick response to attack
Theresa May has made a private visit to some of the attack victims and hospital staff who’ve been treating them. NHS England say that 21 people remain in a critical condition. Of the seven people who died, it’s now known that one was Canadian. Hospital and ambulance workers rushed to the scene within minutes, volunteering…
Political leaders promise review of counter-terror policy
Well normal politics hasn’t quite been suspended today – as the PM confirmed the election will go ahead as planned on Thursday. She used her response on the attack to outline her plans on national security. While Jeremy Corbyn will give a speech in the next half hour addressing the attack and setting out Labour’s…
Eyewitnesses describe scenes of panic with victims ‘absolutely covered in blood’
We spoke to three people who were right in the midst of last night’s terrifying events Liam Connell, Alex Shellum and Richard Angell.
Police reveal more details about their response to the attack
Police have been giving more details about their response – saying officers fired an “unprecedented” 50 rounds at the three attackers, fearing they were wearing suicide devices. One member of the public was wounded in the process. Counter terrorism chief Mark Rowley said said detectives were now trying to establish whether others were involved in…
Channel 4 News Headlines, 4 June 2017
7 people killed and forty eight injured, twenty one of them in critical condition. A third major attack in three months and four days before polling day will terror change the course of politics?