Archive: Terrorism

Tony Blair says police were right to act on intelligence in last Friday's raid

Blair 101% behind anti-terror raid

Tony Blair last night insisted he was "101 per cent" behind the decision to launch an anti-terror raid on a house in east London last week.


    Rice rejects use of torture

    Condoleezza Rice has rejected outright allegations that the US is using European airports to transport terror suspects to countries where they might face torture.


    EU ministers back data retention plans

    EU ministers have agreed on plans to require telecommunications firms to store data to fight terrorism and organised crime.


    Transport terror threat 'very high'

    The threat of terrorist attacks on Britain's transport system "remains grave" and should be countered by every means possible, MPs warn today.

  • Ministers and police urged to investigate claims of CIA flights using UK airports

    CIA 'terror' flights probe demanded

    The government is being urged to take action over claims that UK airports are being used by the CIA to transport suspects to countries where they might be tortured.


    MPs probe terror detention plans

    Plans to give police powers to hold terror suspects for up to 90 days without trial will come under scrutiny by a committee of MPs, it has been announced.


    Met chief faces shooting probe

    An investigation has been launched into how Metropolitan police commissioner Ian Blair dealt with the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by officers this summer.

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