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Places of worship set to receive security funding boost from central Government

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security to £1.6 million to reassure communities and safeguard mosques and other places of worship. This is double the amount awarded last year. In addition, a new £5 million fund will be...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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New technology revealed by Home Office to help combat terrorist content online

The Home Office has announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on any online platforms. Tests have shown that this new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. It boasts “an extremely high degree...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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Sara Khan appointed to lead Government’s Commission for Countering Extremism

Experienced campaigner and charity leader Sara Khan will be the new lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism. Khan, who’s expected to take up her post in the next month, was selected following an open, rigorous and transparent recruitment process. The appointment is for a...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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National Counter-Terrorism Policing launches ‘Stay Safe’ advice film on attack awareness

National Counter-Terrorism Policing is providing advice to members of the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack through the launch of a new awareness film. Terrorist attacks in the UK and abroad remind us all...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017