Michael Adebolajo, 28, has been charged with the murder of 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby as well as the attempted murder of two police officers and possession of a firearm, London’s Metropolitan Police saidSunday, 2 June, 2013, 10:58am
Far-right groups are planning their biggest mobilisation for 30 years this weekend with more than 50 rallies planned in towns and cities across England.
Anti-racism campaigners have branded today a "day of hate" after identifying 55 English Defence League (EDL) events as well as a British National Party (BNP) march in London.1 Jun 2013 - 5:35am
The chairman of an English mosque targeted by multiple petrol bombs has described the attack as attempted murder. The incident in Grimsby, in the eastern county of Lincolnshire, was the most serious attack on Muslims since the gruesome killing on a London street of British soldier Lee Rigby by two self-described Islamist extremists.29 May 2013 - 2:50am
In 2010, Michael Adebolajo was arrested with five others near Kenya’s border with Somalia, Kenya’s anti-terrorism police unit chief Boniface Mwaniki said. Police believed Adebolajo was going to work with Somali militant group al-Shabab.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Fears of a backlash against Muslims in Britain have intensified after dozens of Islamophobic incidents were reported in the wake of the grotesque murder of soldier Lee Rigby. The Tell Mama hotline for recording Islamophobic crimes detailed 38 incidents overnight on Wednesday, including attacks on three mosques. More were reported on Thursday.25 May 2013 - 4:21am
Britain is bracing not just for clashes with right-wing extremists but for possible copycat terror attacks after the brutal slaying of a young soldier on Wednesday. London's Metropolitan Police said more than 1,000 officers will be sent to potential trouble spots with armed response units. Only a fraction of Britain's police officers are armed.25 May 2013 - 4:19am
Britain’s intelligence services came under pressure on Friday to explain how they let two Islamic extremists suspected of hacking a soldier to death in the streets of London slip through their net.25 May 2013 - 12:39am