The London Bridge attack pushed law and order towards the top of the British political agenda on Saturday, with days to go before a snap election, after police said the assailant had… Read More
Monthly Archives: November 2019
PM Johnson’s Conservatives see lead narrow to 15 points – Opinium poll
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party saw its lead over the opposition Labour Party narrow over the past week but it remains wide at 15 points, the Observer newspaper said, citing… Read More
Corbyn calls for investigation after London Bridge attack
Britain’s main opposition leader called on Saturday for an investigation and said there were questions for the probation service and parole board after a man who had been convicted on terrorism offences… Read More
PM Johnson’s lead over Labour widens to 10 points – Savanta ComRes poll
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lead over the opposition Labour Party has widened to 10 points, up from seven a few days ago, according to a Savanta ComRes poll for the Sunday Telegraph… Read More
Islamic State says London Bridge attack carried out by one of its fighters
Islamic State said the London Bridge attack on Friday was carried out by one of its fighters, the group’s Amaq news agency reported on Saturday. The group did not provide any evidence.
Johnson’s lead over Labour halved to 6 points – BMG poll
The lead for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives over the Labour Party has narrowed sharply to six points from 13 a week ago, according to a poll by BMG for the… Read More
People convicted of terror offences must serve full prison terms – Johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said people convicted of terrorism offences should not be allowed out of prison early after it was revealed the London Bridge attacker was released from jail last… Read More
The al Qaeda-inspired 28-year-old militant who launched London Bridge attack
Nine years before Usman Khan killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge, he was overheard by British security services discussing how to use an al Qaeda manual he had… Read More
Queen sends sympathies to families of London Bridge victims
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sent her “thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to all those who have lost loved ones” in the London Bridge attack, PA Media reported on Saturday.
London attacker released last year after terrorism offences, prompting recriminations
The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences,… Read More
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