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Travel industry staff trained to deal with terrorist incidents

Travel industry staff working in the UK and overseas are being trained to help keep holidaymakers safe this summer.

English and Welsh police to be asked whether they want to carry a gun

Officers in England and Wales will be surveyed about whether they want to routinely carry a firearm on patrol.

47 per cent of UK consumers do not trust the government with private data

Almost half of British consumers do not trust the government to keep their personal data secure, a new report has found.

Girl, 17, in court on terror charge

A teenage girl has appeared in court charged with terror offences after allegedly communicating with a so-called Islamic State fighter.

Anti-terrorism measures at Edinburgh Festival

High security barriers are being installed in Edinburgh to stop terrorists driving vehicles into pedestrians.

London to get £14.5 million cyber security centre

Up to £14.5 million will be made available to develop a new major cyber security innovation centre in London.

16-year-old arrested at Stansted Airport over terrorism offences

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Cressida Dick warns of terror ‘tempo change’ at Mansion House

Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has warned of a change in tempo since March 2017.

Crime in England rises 10 per cent in one year

Police-recorded crime has risen by 10 per cent across England and Wales - the largest annual rise for a decade - the ONS has found.

Mayor warns of police funding crisis

The Mayor of London has called for urgent confirmation that police funding will be increased to ensure the capital can be kept safe.


What to do in the event of a terror attack

A recent police video has advised UK holidaymakers what to do in the event of a terror attack. Here, Lorraine Hennessy expands upon the ‘run, hide, tell’ safety message

Increasing security against vehicle attacks

Iain Moran looks at the importance of ensuring the perimeter of the venue or location is secure and protected against targeted vehicle attacks

Collaboration key to keeping the UK safe

This year’s Emergency Services Show returns on 20-21 September with a strong focus on learning from past incidents

The risk of theft in the supply chain

Recorded cargo crime has risen to its highest-ever level in EMEA and new technologies could make it ever easier to commit, says Thorsten Neumann

Managing the security of crowded places

At the start of June, the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) published new and updated guidance for those responsible for managing the security of crowded places

Why the difference in operational clothing?

Dr David Lowe, principal lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, explains why counter terrorism officers wear different clothes

Tackling terrorism at SCTX

9,850 security professionals from over 114 countries travelled to London in May for the latest installment of Security & Counter Terror Expo.

Encryption and online messaging, a terrorist enabler?

Ahead of the UK Security Expo, Philip Ingram looks at some of the security issues that will form some of the discussions

Terrorist threats to the water sector

Catherine Laug, marketing and communications manager for LOCKEN, examines the genuine terrorist risk to our water infrastructure

CTB Interview: DCS Scott Wilson

Ahead of the Security & Counter Terror Expo, DCS Scott Wilson answers questions on the international expansion of Protect and Prepare

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