Tube terror attack youth jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager from west London who was convicted of attempted murder after his homemade bomb exploded in a packed tube carriage has been jailed for life and ordered to serve at least 34 years in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd March 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Parsons Green attack: Iraqi teenager convicted over Tube bomb – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2018 in attempts, explosives, murder, news, terrorism, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who showed warning signs to authorities that he could carry out a terrorist attack has been found guilty of 2017’s Parsons Green Tube bombing.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2018

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Couple jailed for planning Isis-inspired bomb attack in UK after meeting on dating site – The Independent

Posted February 23rd, 2018 in conspiracy, explosives, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A couple who planned an Isis-inspired terror attack in the UK after meeting on a dating website have been jailed. Munir Mohammed was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 14 years, while accomplice Rowaida El-Hassan was jailed for 12 years and five more under licence conditions.’

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The Independent, 22nd February 2018

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Hyde Park bombing: Families of victims of IRA attack granted legal aid – The Independent

Posted February 6th, 2018 in armed forces, explosives, families, legal aid, news, victims by tracey

‘Families of the victims of the IRA Hyde Park bombing have been awarded legal aid to fund civil action against a suspect.’

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The Independent, 6th February 2018

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Couple guilty of homemade bomb terror attack plot – BBC News

Posted January 9th, 2018 in attempts, explosives, news, terrorism by sally

‘A man and woman have been found guilty of plotting a “devastating” terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb.’

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BBC News, 8th January 2018

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Birmingham Six: Calls for end to ‘double injustice’ – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2017 in disclosure, elderly, explosives, miscarriage of justice, news, terrorism by sally

‘Two men who were wrongly convicted of carrying out the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 have supported calls for the alleged bombers to be named publicly to end a “double injustice”.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2017

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Man who planned to detonate pipe bomb on a plane has had his sentence increased – Attorney General’s Office

Posted November 10th, 2017 in aircraft, appeals, explosives, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Manchester man who planned to detonate pipe bomb on a plane has had his sentence increased by 4 years.’

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Attorney General's Office, 9th November 2017

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Teen guilty of bid to import explosives from dark web – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2017 in explosives, internet, news, young persons by tracey

‘A teenager has been convicted of trying to import explosives from the dark web with intent to endanger life.’

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BBC News, 8th November 2017

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Birmingham pub bombings: Families to challenge inquest ruling – BBC News

Posted October 23rd, 2017 in appeals, explosives, families, inquests, news, victims by sally

‘Families of victims of the Birmingham pub bombings have been granted permission to challenge a coroner who ruled out naming alleged suspects during inquests into the tragedy.’

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BBC News, 20th October 2017

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Teenagers guilty of killing man with stolen marine distress flare – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 29th, 2017 in explosives, homicide, press releases, theft, young offenders by tracey

‘Two teenagers have today (24 August) been found guilty of manslaughter after they threw a lit marine distress flare into a car where a man was sleeping.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 24th August 2017

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Judge criticises airport security for ‘erroneously’ thinking pipe bomb was not viable and releasing passenger – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 24th, 2017 in airports, explosives, judgments, news by sally

‘A judge has criticised airport security for making the “erroneous and potentially dangerous” conclusion that a pipe bomb in a passenger’s luggage was not viable, as the would-be attacker was jailed for 18 years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd August 2017

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Man caught with pipe bomb at Manchester airport jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 24th, 2017 in airports, explosives, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who tried to smuggle a pipe bomb on to a flight from Manchester to Italy has been sentenced to 18 years in jail.’

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The Guardian, 23rd August 2017

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Guildford pub bombings: ‘May be grounds to resume’ inquests – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2017 in explosives, inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘Lawyers involved in the reopened Birmingham pub bombings inquest are considering requesting the same to happen over IRA blasts in Guildford.’

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BBC News, 4th August 2017

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Radicalised teen who plotted to bomb Elton John show jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted July 4th, 2017 in explosives, news, sentencing, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who plotted to bomb an Elton John concert on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 3rd July 2017

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Back garden chemist jailed for selling controlled chemicals – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted July 3rd, 2017 in criminal behaviour orders, explosives, news, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who sold controlled chemicals from a back garden laboratory has today (June 30) been sent to prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30th June 2017

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

IRA bombers of two Birmingham pubs could be ‘named and shamed’ – The Guardian

Posted June 1st, 2017 in disclosure, explosives, inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘IRA members who planted bombs that destroyed two Birmingham pubs in 1974 could be “named and shamed” in the resumed inquest into the 21 deaths in the atrocity, a hearing has been told.’

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The Guardian, 31st May 2017

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Ex-altar boy locked up for 15 years for planting home-made bomb on Tube train – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 30th, 2017 in explosives, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th May 2017

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Would-be bomber who said he was ‘bedroom radicalised’ found guilty of fairy lights bomb plot – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 26th, 2017 in explosives, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A would-be terrorist who improvised detonator parts from fairy lights has been found guilty of attempting to make a pressure-cooker bomb.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th May 2017

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Afghanistan blast scientist Lee Peters receives MoD payout – BBC News

‘A scientist who lost three fingers when a suspicious package exploded as he handled it has been compensated by the Ministry of Defence.’

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BBC News, 21st May 2017

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Seven men jailed for total of 92 years for ATM explosion raids – The Guardian

Posted April 21st, 2017 in burglary, conspiracy, explosives, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A gang of seven men that caused explosions at cash machines around England and Scotland has been jailed for a total of 92 years.’

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The Guardian, 20th April 2017

Source: www.guardian.co.uk