MAST’s security report issue 363 is available to read now.
In the UK,a review of the Prevent programme has been heavily critical of the scheme. There have been several counter terror-related court appearances, with one serving member of the British Army charged with planting fake bombs at MoD Stafford.
A number of people have been arrested in connection with the disturbance at a Merseyside hotel hosting asylum seekers. A man has appeared in court after actress, Stephanie Beacham house was burgled, during the course of which she was threatened with a hammer. In London, an armed gang who attacked members of the public and stole luxury watches has been given lengthy prison sentences.
In international news, Police in Canada have recovered 64 stolen vehicles which had been sent to Malta. A British man has appeared in court in Germany as part of an espionage case. Australia is to stop using Chinese-made surveillance cameras at defence sites over security concerns.
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