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Measures hailed three years ago as vital to public safety are deemed now to have no ‘practical utility’

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The man who called himself the "mastermind" of the September 11 attacks, and four comrades, are back before a military judge in Guantanamo Bay to face charges that could lead to their execution.

Osama bin Laden 'wanted 9/11 follow-up'

A Briton who trained to be a shoe bomber said Osama bin Laden told him shortly after the September 11 2001 attacks that he believed a follow-up terrorist attack could doom the American economy.

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1 Eric Justin Toth: Topping the FBI's list of most-wanted criminals is a 30-year-old former private school teacher, who despite his all-American appearance is wanted for allegedly possessing and producing child pornography

So long, Osama Bin Laden: new entry at No 1 for America's most-wanted list

The terrorist mastermind of 9/11 is replaced by a fugitive teacher on the FBI's list of public enemies

Osama bin Laden's widows to be deported

Osama bin Laden's three widows and two of his daughters have been convicted of illegally living in Pakistan by one of the country's courts and jailed for 45 days.

Bin Laden children born in government clinics, says widow

Osama bin Laden lived in five safe houses while on the run in Pakistan and fathered four children, two of them born in government clinics, his youngest widow told investigators.

Mohamed Merah's body is taken away

Intent on murder to the last: Toulouse scooter assassin dies in hail of gunfire

Serial killer shot as he leapt from window firing weapon

Abu Qatada talks in Jordan 'positive' says Theresa May

Talks aimed at ensuring the UK can deport radical cleric Abu Qatada to face terror charges in Jordan have been "positive", the Home Secretary said today.

HSBC profits rise 15% to £13.8 billion

HSBC’s global profits have risen to £13.8 billion, a 15 per cent annual rise and one of the healthiest profits ever reported by a British company.

Leading article: Ten years on, the shame of Guantanamo remains

Far from a masterstroke, Guantanamo Bay is an enduring blot on America's good name

Steve Connor: The quest for knowledge can be a dangerous thing

Knowledge may be pure, but its application can be misused for for the detriment of humanity

Security high for 9/11 milestone

A nationwide warning about al-Qa'ida threats to small aircraft has been issued by the FBI and US Homeland Security, in the run-up to the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They say there is no specific orcredible terrorist threat for the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but have stepped up national security as a precaution. A five-page law enforcement bulletin issued on Friday said that al-Qa'ida was considering ways to attack aircraft as recently as early this year. AP

Cantor Fitzgerald plans flotation

Aantor Fitzgerald, the US investment bank that lost two-thirds of its workforce in the September 11 attacks, is planning a flotation that would end its 66-year-old partnership status.

Album: Steve Reich, WTC 9/11 (Nonesuch Records)

The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the US is marked by composer Steve Reich with a piece performed by the Kronos Quartet, triple-tracked, and incorporating recordings of the words of air traffic controllers on duty at the time. Haunting and harrowing, the uncomprehending first reactions are combined with a score both alarming and consoling. Also here, Mallet Quartet (2009) and Dance Patterns (2002), but it is WTC 9/11 which packs the most powerful punch.

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