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UK: ‘Sharp rise’ in reported hate crime – National Police Chiefs’ Council

Following increases in the reporting of hate crime to the True Vision website, the National Police Chiefs’ Council requested weekly returns on the hate crime numbers. These returns show 3076 hate crimes and incidents were reported to police forces across the UK between June 16 – 30 2016. This is an increase of 915 reports […]

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Tesco donates food to Mosques across the UK to help local charities over Ramadan

Twenty Mosques across London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bradford and Leicester have received a large donation of food this Ramadan thanks to Tesco stores. Tesco stores provided over £20,000 worth of food ranging from chapatti flour, sunflower oil and rice which the Mosques will donate to help feed those in need this Ramadan. Each Mosque works with […]

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Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft near Baltics

Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets have carried out their first intercept of Russian aircraft in this round of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission (BAP). The jets, which deployed to the region less than three weeks ago, were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia, to intercept three Russian aircraft approaching the Baltic states. The […]

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UK jets and warship to bolster Baltic security

Royal Air Force Typhoon jets and the Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke will deploy to the Baltic this month as part of the UK’s commitment to eastern European allies. Four Typhoons will take the lead role of the Baltic Air Policing mission which aims to safeguard the safety of NATO partners and wider Europe. […]

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Metropolitan Police: Two men convicted of conspiring to commit a terrorist murder

Following an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command two men have been convicted of conspiring to commit a terrorist murder. Tarik Hassane, 22 and Suhaib Majeed, 21 were today, Wednesday, 23 March, convicted of conspiring to commit a terrorist murder. They intended to target police, military or members of the public and then make […]

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Heathrow: Statement following attacks in Brussels

A Heathrow spokesperson said: “We take the safety and security of our passengers and colleagues very seriously. In the light of events in Brussels airport, we are working with the police at Heathrow who are providing a high visibility presence. We expect flights to Brussels Airport to be affected and ask passengers travelling there to […]

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Sir Bob Geldof presents Minister Karen Bradley with political hero award for services to missing children

The Minister for Preventing Abuse, Exploitation and Crime, Karen Bradley, yesterday (February 24) received an award for her work to promote the Child Rescue Alert (CRA) service. She was presented with the political hero award by Sir Bob Geldof at a ceremony in central London. CRA is a nationwide alert system which sends out free […]

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One dead in Didcot A Power Station collapse

Summary Major incident with emergency services on site One fatality and three people missing Advice on dust in area is for householders to stay in doors Update: 7.40pm NHS organisations are working together to support the response to the major incident at Didcot Power Station. A spokesman for NHS England said Casualties were being taken […]

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UK leads humanitarian response to food crisis in Malawi

The UK is stepping up humanitarian support including food packages and medical supplies. The UK is stepping up humanitarian support including food packages and medical supplies to help Malawi’s most vulnerable families survive one of the country’s worst food shortage crises in over a decade. As one of the leading humanitarian donors to Malawi, the […]

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UK’s Organised Immigration Crime Taskforce arrest man suspected of murder and people smuggling

A man suspected of murder and of having a leading role in a people smuggling network has been arrested as part of a joint operation between the UK’s Organised Immigration Crime Taskforce and the Belgian Federal Police. Ukrainian national Marian Shkirko, 33, was arrested by National Crime Agency officers who executed two European Arrest Warrants […]

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PORT OF CALAIS RE-OPENS FOLLOWING MIGRANT ACTIVITY

Following a period of migrant activity at the Port of Calais which caused disruption to ferry sailings earlier this evening, services are returning to normal. The Port of Dover remained open for business throughout the period of disruption. Traffic is free flowing along the M20/A20 and M2/A2 approaches to Dover and there is space available on sailings […]

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British Legion calls for more research into Gulf War illnesses

Sunday 17 January 2016 marks 25 years since the start of UK active combat operations in the Persian Gulf, when in 1991, the British Armed Forces first targeted Iraqi airbases. Operation Granby concluded on 28 February of that same year, and in total 53,462 members of the British Armed Forces were deployed. 2013 figures from […]

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UK Home Secretary Theresa May: Our work to counter the threat we face from terrorism

With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about our work to counter the threat we face from terrorism in light of the latest propaganda video from Daesh. This weekend Daesh released a video depicting the sickening murder of five men who they had accused of spying for Britain. The video also […]

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:UPDATE: FIREARMS INCIDENT, MCDONALDS CAR PARK, ST. ANDREW’S QUAY, HULL: TWO PEOPLE IN POLICE CUSTODY

The scene of a firearms incident remains closed for CSI opportunities, whilst specialist officers continue to search for the outstanding vehicle and the offenders of the grey coloured Volkswagen Golf. It is believed at 11.35am today (Saturday January 2, 2016) shots were discharged by people from within the grey coloured Volkswagen Golf car into a […]

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Humberside Police: Police hunt gunmen after shots fired in McDonald’s car park in Hull

999 calls was made at 11.35am today (Saturday January 2, 2016), by a member of the public reporting a number shots being fired in the car park of McDonalds Restaurant, St. Andrews Quay, Hull. A blue Volkswagen Golf car which had two people inside the vehicle were fired at, resulting in the vehicles windows being […]

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Thames Valley Police: Couple found guilty of 7/7 anniversary London bomb plot

A couple from Berkshire have been found guilty of preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK by buying chemicals online in order to make explosives for a martyrdom attack. Mohammed Rehman and Sana Ahmed Khan were convicted of the charge during a hearing at the Old Bailey today (29/12). Rehman was found guilty on […]

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The Met Office: Storm Frank to bring another spell of wet and windy weather

28 December 2015 – The recent run of unsettled, wet weather will continue this week with Storm Frank on the way Another spell of wet and windy weather is forecast to affect parts of the UK later on Tuesday and into Wednesday this week. The Met Office has named Storm Frank as the sixth named […]

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Further statement from Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss on flooding in the north of England

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss said: Over the past 24 hours we have seen very high levels of rainfall on already saturated ground in Yorkshire and Lancashire. This has resulted in rivers rising to historically high levels and severe flood warnings being issued. I chaired COBR meetings on Christmas Day and this morning to ensure that […]

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