• 4 Jun 2018

    An 18-year-old woman has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack as part of Britain’s only all-female terror cell. Safaa Boular, from Vauxhall in London, was found guilty of the preparation of terrorist acts. Her sister Rizlaine and their mother Mina Dich have already pleaded guilty to other terror-related offences. The court heard they…

  • 10 May 2018

    President Trump has claimed that Iran is the world’s “leading state sponsor of terror”. But is that fair? Before he became president, Trump said the “world’s biggest funder of terrorism” was Saudi Arabia – not Iran. So is his latest claim is just political rhetoric?

  • 5 Dec 2017

    The security services might have stopped the Manchester terror attack if intelligence about the bomber hadn’t been misinterpreted. The independent assessment of that attack, and three others in London, found that MI5 and counter-terrorism officers had not been “entirely blindsided” by the incidents. But it’s also emerged that nine potential terror attacks have been prevented…

  • 5 Dec 2017

    Steve Howe’s wife Alison and her friend Lisa Lees died in the Manchester Arena attack, when they went to pick up their daughters from the concert.

  • 19 Aug 2017

    Professor Fawaz Gerges from the London School of Economics has written a book about the history of Isis.

  • 18 Aug 2017

    Five suspected terrorists have been shot dead in the beach town of Cambrils after a second vehicle attack in Spain. One woman was killed and a number of others injured.

  • 2 Aug 2017

    They called themselves ‘The Three Musketeers’ – but today, together with a fourth man, they were convicted of plotting to carry out terror attacks on a police or military target in the UK. They were arrested last August in an undercover police operation. But there’s been criticism of the sting and the way evidence was…

  • 7 Jun 2017

    ISIS claimed an attack at the heart of another capital today; Tehran. But the terror and tragedy so familiar elsewhere was a new horror for Iran.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    In the United States, President Trump has taken credit for the dramatic diplomatic isolation of Qatar by Gulf nations, saying “perhaps this will be the beginning of the end of terrorism”. His trip to the Middle East last month, he says, seems to be “paying off”.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    Theresa May has also been touring the country throughout the day, ending up back in London this evening. Gary Gibbon says that, after the London terror attacks, she is due to say that if human rights laws get in the way of counter-terrorism, she will change them.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    The election has been dominated over these closing days by issues of security in the wake of the London Bridge attack. The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is in Birmingham this evening, where he’s due to address a rally within the next few minutes. His speech is being beamed live to similar events around Britain.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    Former Home Office Minister Liam Byrne says Theresa May has taken 20,000 police officers off the streets, while her government has underestimated the scale of the terrorist threat.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    Sajda Mughal, a survivor of the 7/7 attacks in London in 2005, and Dominic Grieve, who, until parliament was dissolved for the general election, was Conservative chair of the Intelligence and Security Select Committee, discuss the London Bridge attacks. Ms Mughal says the attacks took her back to what she went through in 2005 and…

  • 6 Jun 2017

    The third man in the London Bridge attack was named today as Youssef Zaghba. He was a Moroccan-Italian, who, according to the Italian media, had been stopped by Italian authorities, who feared he was trying to get to Syria last year. It’s raised new questions about what British investigators knew, given that they had investigated…

  • 4 Jun 2017

    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.