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London Bridge terrorist attack – do you recognise this pink ceramic knife?

London Bridge terrorist attack – do you recognise this pink ceramic knife?

By on June 10, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Police has released photos of one of the distinctive pink knives used during the London Bridge terrorist attack in an attempt to trace their origin.The ceramic pink knives were found on or nearby the three attackers after police shot them dead last weekend.The kitchen knives, each measuring 12 inches, are branded Ernesto and are ceramic, […]

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Body recovered from Thames at Limehouse believed to be Xavier Thomas

Body recovered from Thames at Limehouse believed to be Xavier Thomas

By on June 7, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments

Police have been appealing for information about Xavier Thomas, 45, a French national who had not been seen since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge.On Tuesday, 6 June at approximately 19:44hours the body of a man was recovered from the river, near Limehouse, by specialist officers from the Marine Police Unit based at […]

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London Bridge attacks – Counter Terrorism police appeal for information

London Bridge attacks – Counter Terrorism police appeal for information

By on June 6, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has now released the names and photographs of all three attackers shot dead by police during the terrorist attacks on London Bridge and at Borough Market on Saturday.All three men involved in the attack were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first call.The three have […]

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“Enough is enough” says May (unless it’s Saudi sponsored terrorism)

“Enough is enough” says May (unless it’s Saudi sponsored terrorism)

By on June 4, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments

In a speech today the Prime Minister Theresa May promised to step up the fight against Islamist terrorism, saying “enough is enough” and that there is “far too much tolerance of extremism” in the UK.What Theresa May did not mention was that the report of an extensive investigation into the foreign funding and support of […]

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Raw courage defeats pure evil at London Bridge

Raw courage defeats pure evil at London Bridge

Six innocent people dead, at least 48 injured, three male attackers shot dead by police. The attack at London Bridge and Borough Market would have resulted in a much higher death toll if it were not for the raw courage of the Metropolitan Police’s firearms officer who, within eight minutes of the first 999 calls, were […]

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