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Q&A: Could MI5 have done more to stop Woolwich attack?

Q. Are the attackers “lone wolves” or part of a wider network?

The cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed has been secretly filmed stating that decapitation of the enemies of Islam was permitted

Exclusive: Woolwich killings suspect Michael Adebolajo was inspired by cleric banned from UK after urging followers to behead enemies of Islam

Latest: Second suspect named as footage emerges of pair being shot by police

A man believed to be one of the attackers captured on camera

The News Matrix: Thursday 23 May 2013

Tornado dwarfed Hiroshima bomb

Cameron: 'We have had these sort of attacks before in our country and we never buckle in the face of them'

Woolwich attack: Britain 'will not buckle' in the face of terrorism, says David Cameron

Prime Minister cuts short visit to France and will chair a session of Whitehall's Cobra committee in the morning

Winona Ryder at the New York screening of 'The Iceman'

Winona Ryder: 'Bring on ageing and wrinkles- the roles are better'

Masking the ageing process is a full-time job for some film stars. But Winona Ryder has said that she welcomes wrinkles because visible signs of maturity will bring her more interesting roles.

'We stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Boston': David Cameron visits marathon bomb blast memorial site on US visit

David Cameron declared today that Londoners stood “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Boston as he visited the site of last month’s marathon bomb blast.

Ben Whishaw as the spy boffin Q in the Bond film ‘Skyfall’

MI5 has to terminate £90m IT system over fears for spies’ safety

MI5 has become the latest government organisation to add to the casualty list of Britain’s failed multi-million pound IT projects.

Martin McGartland has accused the Home Office of a cover up and claims he was denied medical treatment after being shot by the IRA

MI5 allegedly applies for secret court session after informant sues for being denied protection

Former IRA mole accuses Home Office of cover-up and claims he was denied medical treatment after being shot by IRA hit team

At last, I can have a mid-life crisis, cheers former MI5 boss Sir Jonathan Evans, as he speeds off in a Maserati

James Bond may be unafraid of giving up his spurious undercover identities by being seen in some of the world’s fastest cars, but the UK’s former spy chief has only been able to go public with his love for sports cars now that he has retired.

Islamic militants Richard Dart and Imran Mahmood were thwarted by Microsoft Word when they held 'silent conversation'

Richard Dart and Imran Mahmood believed they were outwitting surveillance officers when they held a "silent conversation" on a laptop.

The News Matrix: Thursday 25 April 2013

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Police officers on the look out as Thatcher's body arrives at the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercoft in the Houses of Parliament

Boston bombing prompts security increase at Margaret Thatcher's funeral

MI5 are concerned that Republican splinter groups are plotting an attack on Britain

Vehicles will be kept away from the route of the London Marathon

London Marathon to proceed as normal after security review

'Precautionary adjustments' being made to security plans, but no major changes will be implemented

Runner John Ounao crying when he finds friends after several explosions rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts

Right-wing terror attack most likely to blame for Boston outrage, says counter-terrorism expert

The fatal explosions in Boston have hints of a right-wing terrorist attack rather than al-Qa'ida-inspired extremism, according to one of the world's leading experts on counter-terrorism.

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