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Heathrow Airport security officer convicted of ‘insider threat’ cocaine conspiracy

A security officer has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle Class A drugs through Heathrow Airport after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. NCA officers caught Farhan Iqbal, 31, at Terminal 5 taking packages from a courier who had flown in from Colombia. The drugs...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality – is now operating across the entirety of London. The tactic is already active in various parts of the capital, including in the Square Mile since 2014, with the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Trio found guilty of involvement in terror attack plot targeting Westfield and Heathrow

Three men have been found guilty of planning terror strikes on high-profile targets including Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford and Heathrow Airport. A fourth man was convicted for harbouring a prohibited weapon. The three Daesh-inspired males have been convicted following a...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Zaun focuses on integrated perimeters CPD content at London Build Expo 2017

Perimeter protection specialist Zaun is educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems by running its RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar ‘Perimeter and Integrated Systems: The Trusted Advisor’ at the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017
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Axis Security wins new three-year security services contract with MJ Mapp at Stockley Park

Axis Security, one of the UK’s fastest-growing security guarding businesses, has been awarded a further three-year contract term by commercial property and asset management concern MJ Mapp at Stockley Park, the 155-acre commercial park that was transformed in the mid-1980s and is...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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First UK ePassport gates opened in Gare du Nord, Paris by Border Force director general

The British Ambassador to France, Lord Llewellyn, and the director general of Border Force, Sir Charles Montgomery, have opened the UK’s first overseas ePassport gates. In a ceremony held at the UK’s border control at Paris Gare du Nord Station, the Ambassador hailed the positive...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Innovative technologies sought by Government for deployment in aviation security sector

A £2 million competition orchestrated to help unearth new ways of safeguarding air passengers has been announced by the Government’s Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS) team. The joint Home Office and Department for Transport team has launched a competition through the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
Servest Security has won a four-year contract to provide security guarding services for the Crossrail project
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Servest Group awarded four-year security guarding contract for Crossrail by ATC joint venture

Servest Security, which is part of the Servest Group, has been chosen by joint venture ATC (Alstom, TSO and Costain) as the security guarding solutions provider for the final system-wide Crossrail project. The four-year contract will see Servest Security deliver security guarding...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
Nine out of every ten locations on the London Fire Brigade’s Top Ten list for false alarm call-outs in the capital are hospitals
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Hospitals top London Fire Brigade’s false alarm call-out list for 2014

Nine out of every ten locations on London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) Top Ten list for false fire alarm call-outs in the capital are hospitals. The new figures – which refer to false alarms generated from automatic fire alarm and fire detection systems – highlight the fact...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
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