Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

Media playback is unsupported on your device The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terror attack near a north London mosque is Darren Osborne from Cardiff, the BBC understands. The father-of-four was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers in Finsbury Park. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack. Mr Osborne,…

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Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshippers

Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshippers

Media playback is unsupported on your device A man has died and 10 people have been injured after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque. Eight people were taken to hospital after the “terrorist attack” near Finsbury Park Mosque, police said. A group of people were helping a man who had collapsed when they were hit by the van just after midnight. The man has died, but it is unclear…

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London attack: Men 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

London attack: Men 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

The London Bridge attackers tried to hire a seven-and-a-half tonne lorry to carry out their attack, police say. But the three men failed to provide payment details and the vehicle was not picked up, prompting them to use a smaller van from a DIY store instead. The men drove into pedestrians on the bridge before stabbing people in Borough Market seven days ago. Police said the men tied 12in (30cm) pink ceramic knives to their…

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London attack: Video emerges of police shooting

London attack: Video emerges of police shooting

A video has emerged showing armed police shooting dead the three men who carried out the London terror attack. CCTV footage shows the three men attacking a pedestrian in Borough Market before charging at armed officers. The men are then shot dead. It comes after police investigating Saturday’s attack – which left eight people dead – made three fresh arrests during raids in east London. In total, 17 people have been arrested and five remain…

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London attack: Third London Bridge attacker named

London attack: Third London Bridge attacker named

The third London Bridge attacker has been named as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, a Moroccan-Italian man. Pakistan-born Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, both from Barking were the other two attackers. Meanwhile, another victim has been named as Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, 28, who her family said had run towards London Bridge to help people. Seven people were killed and 48 injured in Saturday night’s attack – the three attackers were shot dead by police….

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London attack: Police 'know identities of killers'

London attack: Police 'know identities of killers'

Police investigating Saturday night’s terror attack in London say they know the identity of the three attackers who killed seven people and injured 48. The Met Police said their names would be released “as soon as operationally possible” as officers work to establish if they were part of a wider network. PM Theresa May said victims included a “number of nationalities”, saying it was “an attack on the free world”. It comes as police have…

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London attack: Politicians v the internet

London attack: Politicians v the internet

Prime Minister Theresa May has said more must be done to tackle terrorism online. In a speech on Sunday, following the terrorist attack in London, she said the internet provided a “safe space” for extremist ideology to breed. But technology companies and cyber-security experts have warned that tighter regulation of the internet will not solve this problem. Encryption: The issue Messages sent online can be scrambled as they leave one device and they remain scrambled…

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London attack: Goodwill and planning got NHS through

London attack: Goodwill and planning got NHS through

The NHS puts lots of effort into planning for a major incident – whether it is a terrorist attack, a cyber-attack, an outbreak of infectious disease or simply a major power cut. But what the past few months have shown is that the dedication and goodwill of staff play a vital role. After both the Westminster Bridge and Manchester concert attacks, hospitals ended up turning away doctors, nurses and other staff who were volunteering to…

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