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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Finsbury Park toddlers: Murder hunt over boy's death

Finsbury Park toddlers: Murder hunt over boy's death

A one-year-old boy has died after being found injured in a north London flat. Officers called to Wilberforce Road in Finsbury Park on Saturday night following a “domestic incident” also discovered a girl the same age in a critical condition, Scotland Yard said. The children, thought to be twins, were taken to an east London hospital after the discovery at 23:10 GMT. The boy died in the early hours of Sunday. Police want to trace…

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T in the Park organisers told to pay back £50,000 of government grant

The organisers of T in the Park will have to pay back a third of a £150,000 Scottish government grant awarded to help the festival relocate. The event was forced to move from Balado in Kinross to Strathallan Castle in 2015 over concerns about an oil pipeline that ran under the site. DF Concerts confirmed in November that the festival will not take place this year. The promoter has now been asked to pay back…

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Zac Goldsmith ousted by Lib Dems in Richmond Park by-election

Zac Goldsmith ousted by Lib Dems in Richmond Park by-election

The Liberal Democrats have caused a major upset in the Richmond Park by-election, overturning a 23,015 majority to oust ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith. Mr Goldsmith stood as an independent after leaving the Conservative Party in protest at the government’s decision to back a third Heathrow runway. But Lib Dem Sarah Olney, who is also opposed to Heathrow expansion, fought the campaign on the issue of Brexit. Labour’s Christian Wolmar lost his £500 deposit as he…

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T in the Park festival 'to take a break'

T in the Park festival 'to take a break'

Scotland’s largest music festival, T in the Park, is to take a break next year, its organisers have confirmed. DF Concerts said it needed to “take stock” and that the two years since the festival moved to Strathallan from Balado “have had their challenges.” The promoter said “continued restrictions” had had a “negative impact” on festivalgoers. It added that the limitations placed on their fans’ experience were “too great”. The organisers said: “We now need…

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Cybersecurity school plan for Bletchley Park

Cybersecurity school plan for Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park, the site of secret code-deciphering projects during World War Two, could become the centre for a new generation of codemakers and codebreakers. There are plans for a training college to teach cybersecurity skills to 16-19 year olds at the Buckinghamshire site. Former Home Secretary Lord Reid said it had become vital to build up the “talent pool” for cyber-defence. The college in a wartime building at Bletchley is intended to open in 2018….

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