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Brits too scared to attend events following recent terror attacks

Four in 10 people now fear for their safety at public events like music concerts and Christmas markets in the wake of recent terror attacks.

Scottish police officers feel under-equipped to tackle terrorism, study says

Scotland’s police officers ‘feel vulnerable to spontaneous violence’ and under-equipped to tackle terrorism, the SPF has claimed.

Vehicle attack prevention at Lord Mayor’s Show

An innovative road block system was deployed to safeguard against a possible security breach at the Lord Mayor’s show.

MI5 and police cleared of terror attack liability

MI5 and the police will be cleared of making any serious mistakes that enabled four terrorist attacks in the UK this year.

Black cab drivers to get terror attack training

Black cab drivers across London will soon be trained to respond to terror attacks and medical emergencies.

British forces ‘no longer fit for purpose’

British forces are no longer fit for purpose and the army is 20 years out of date, former UK service chiefs have said.

Girl arrested by Counter Terrorism Command released

A 14-year-old girl who was arrested by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has been released on bail.

London and Manchester mayors seek end to police cuts

The mayors of London and Greater Manchester have urged the Chancellor to end the police funding crisis and end the risk to public safety.

Rein back on ISIS coverage

Mark Rowley has urged the media to rein back on coverage about ISIS as it fuels the spread of terrorist propaganda.

Collaborative effort for new terrorism safety advice

Counter Terrorism Policing is to take terrorism safety advice into classrooms and youth organisations for the first time.

 Features

Protecting the public this Christmas

Iain Moran looks at the importance of keeping the public safe during the festive period amidst times of heightened security

Developing a new Prevent strategy

The University of Manchester's Bob Hindle explains why a new Prevent strategy is needed, and how that might develop

Most successful DSEI to date

DSEI 2017 attracted record numbers of high-profile stakeholders affiliated with the defence and security sectors

The question of search at football grounds

NASDU looks at pyrotechnic detection dogs at football stadiums and the reasons why detection dog use has increased significantly over the past decade

Interoperability between defence and security

ISDEF 2017 took place on 6-8 June and successfully solidified the show’s reputation as the largest defence and security event in Israel

Teaching terrorism - a change in approach

Chris Taylor discusses ACT for Youth, the latest counter terrorism safety campaign for young people

Evolution of terrorists’ use of the Internet

Amy-Louise Watkin & Joe Whittaker examine how terrorists use social media to reach audiences less familiar with the deep, dark web

Countering weaponised drones

Dr James Rogers examines some of the novel ways in which emerging weaponised drone threats are being countered

Current national security challenges

Professor Anthony Glees explores the current security threats to the UK and how security should be maintained in Brexit negotiations

Deterring terrorism on the transport network

There have been at least five major terrorist attacks in the UK in 2017. CTB explores the differing attacks and how to better protect our transport systems

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