An investigation was underway today after a 42-year-old man was shot dead by police during a seven-hour armed siege at his village home.
Wed, 29 Dec, 2010
The UK’s biggest insurance mutual, Royal London, today unveiled plans for a potential merger with Liverpool-based rival Royal Liver.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2007
Eight men were being questioned tonight over an alleged al-Qaida plot to unleash a terrorist bombing campaign in Britain.
Tue, 30 Mar, 2004
The group which has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Madrid is believed to be affiliated to al-Qaida.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2004
The suicide bombings in Morocco which killed 41 people came just five days after a Western compound was targeted by bombers in Saudi Arabia.
Sun, 18 May, 2003
Police in Italy were today questioning 28 Pakistani terrorist suspects and carrying out further searches on the flat where a ringed photograph of Britain’s Chief of Defence staff, Admiral Sir Michael Boyce, was found.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2003
British Royal Marine commandos were today preparing to deploy to Afghanistan as part of a major operation to help US forces flush out al-Qaida and Taliban fighters still holding out in the Afghan mountains.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2002
FBI agents are continuing to question an air passenger said to have tried to detonate explosives packed in his shoes.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2001
The al-Qaida network could be planning a ‘‘Christmas spectacular’’ to hit back at the West after the Taliban’s humiliating defeat, defence experts warned today.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2001
Members of the Special Air Service are believed to be the British ground troops on operation in Afghanistan.
Sun, 11 Nov, 2001
The US plane hijackers murdered stewardesses with knives to draw pilots from their cockpits, it emerged today as investigators began to piece together the full horror of the worst terror attack in history.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2001
Concern that the US could ‘‘over-react’’ to the outrage was voiced by a British terrorism expert.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2001
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