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Into the Danger Zone: Sequestration and Troop Levels

bipartisanpolicy.org — The reckless fiscal policy known as sequestration is about to claim another victim. We at the Bipartisan Policy Center have discussed at length defense spending and the negative impacts of the sequester caps on our country's ability to adequately meet its national security goals.

Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested In Raids

news.sky.com — A major police operation has targeted dozens of suspected drug dealers in parts of west London. More than 200 officers carried out simultaneous raids on 22 properties in the Hillingdon area of the capital.

Terror Police 'Stretched To Limit' 10 Years On

news.sky.com — The man who led the investigation into the 7/7 bombings has warned that the terrorist threat to the UK is as great as it has ever been. Peter Clarke, who was head of Scotland Yard's Counter Terror Command at the time of the London attacks, said the authorities were now "working incredibly hard" and were "stretched to the limit" as they tried to counter the terrorist threat.

7/7 Counter-Terror Chief: Threat As Great As Ever

news.sky.com — The man who led the investigation into the 7/7 bombings has warned that the terrorist threat to the UK is as great as it has ever been. Peter Clarke, who was head of Scotland Yard's Counter Terror Command at the time of the London attacks, said the authorities were now "working incredibly hard" and were "stretched to the limit" as they tried to counter the terrorist threat.

UK Police To Test Tunisia-Style Attack Response

news.sky.com — Armed police are to test their response to a Tunisia-style gun rampage on the streets of London, as the Government warns an attack on the UK is highly likely. Some streets around the Aldwych area of central London will be closed today to allow first responders to deal with a simulated attack on members of the public and emergency services.

British Truckers Face Migrant 'Nightmare'

news.sky.com — Frustrated truckers stuck at Calais have described an increasingly chaotic situation, saying they feel vulnerable as migrants, some reportedly armed with knives, try to board their lorries. "It's a nightmare," Pete Alexander, one of hundreds of drivers stuck outside the French port disrupted by strike action, said.

Calais Port Security Boosted After Strike Chaos

news.sky.com — French authorities have drafted extra police officers into Calais to try to prevent a repeat of the chaotic scenes which paralysed the port on Tuesday. Hundreds of migrants took advantage of a strike by ferry workers to target UK bound lorries stuck at the entrances to the port and the Euro tunnel.

Azelle Rodney: Policeman Fired Eight Shots

news.sky.com — A former police firearms officer accused of murdering a suspected armed robber was "not acting lawfully when he opened fire" almost as soon as the suspect came within his gun sights, a court has heard. Anthony Long, a former specialist firearms officer with the Metropolitan Police, was trying to stop an armed gang in north London in April 2005 when Azelle Rodney was killed.

Secret Terror Trial: Student Not Guilty

news.sky.com — A London man has been found not guilty of a terrorist plot, which the Crown had claimed may have included plans to murder former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Erol Incedal, 27, a law student, broke down in tears as he was cleared of preparing acts of terrorism after a re-trial at the Old Bailey, which has been highly controversial as it was held mostly in secret.

Teen Found Guilty Of Plotting To Behead Soldier

news.sky.com — A teenage Muslim convert who idolised the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby has been found guilty of planning his own attack on members of the British military. Brustholm Ziamani has been remanded in custody at the Old Bailey, and will be sentenced on 20 March.
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Jul 27, 2015

Sad news that South Yorks police searching for missing 7 year old Barnsley boy have found a body news.sky.com/story/1525785/…

Jul 27, 2015

South Yorks police increasingly concerned for 7y/o Conley Thompson who disappeared after playing in a Barnsley park pic.twitter.com/sqULdX5DPx

Jul 22, 2015

RT @KayBurley: Tragic news that a 12 yr old girl from Wolfreton school in Yorkshire killed during a school visit to France. Every parent's nightmare

Jul 08, 2015

BREAKING - Chancellor pledges UK will meet NATO target of 2% of national income on Defence ever year for the rest of the decade

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