Thames House where the JTAC is based
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UK terror threat level lowered to ‘Substantial’ by Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre

The threat level posed in the UK from terrorism has been reduced to ‘Substantial’, meaning that an attack on the mainland is likely. The decision to lower the assessment from ‘Severe’ – meaning an attack is highly likely – was made by the Joint...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Threat level system updated by Government to include all forms of terrorism

Changes to the terrorism threat level system came into effect on Tuesday 23 July. The changes, which follow an extensive review into the country’s approach towards dealing with counter-terrorism following the attacks in 2017, mean that the system will now reflect the threat posed...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Threat of terrorism on UK mainland raised to ‘Critical’ in wake of Manchester attack

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has changed the threat level posed to the UK mainland by international terrorism from ‘Severe’ to ‘Critical’. The current threat level means that an attack is expected imminently and has been imposed in the wake...
Posted On 26 May 2017
Home Secretary Theresa May has condemned this week's terror attacks in Paris
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Paris murders “a stark reminder of the threat we face from terrorism” states Home Secretary

Home Secretary Theresa May has issued a detailed statement in response to Wednesday’s horrific terror attack in Paris during which gunmen mowed down 12 people at the offices of popular satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The following day, a female police officer was shot...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015