Rigby killing 'was not preventable'

Rigby killing 'was not preventable'

Intelligence agencies in the UK could not prevent the murder of soldier Lee Rigby despite his killers featuring in a total of seven error-filled operations before the attack, a British parliamentary watchdog has found.

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Jury finds pair guilty of murder of Lee Rigby

Jury finds pair guilty of murder of Lee Rigby

Two British men have today been found guilty of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

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Woolwich accused 'will never regret' hacking soldier to death

Woolwich accused 'will never regret' hacking soldier to death

One of the men accused of murdering Lee Rigby has told a jury he loves al-Qaida and does not regret what happened to the soldier.

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Woolwich accused 'showed no regret'

Woolwich accused 'showed no regret'

One of the alleged murderers of British Fusilier Lee Rigby told detectives the soldier was struck in the neck until his head “almost detached”, a court in London has heard.

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Officer recounts arrest of accused men in Woolwich murder case

Officer recounts arrest of accused men in Woolwich murder case

An armed police officer thought one of Lee Rigby’s alleged murderers was going to kill her as he ran towards marksmen waving his hands in a chopping motion, a jury has heard.

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Woolwich attacker 'mentioned religion', court hears

Woolwich attacker 'mentioned religion', court hears

A first aider who rushed to help murdered soldier Lee Rigby heard one of his alleged killers talking about “religion and Afghanistan”, a court has heard.

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Gasps and tears as jury sees 'barbarous' footage of Rigby murder

Gasps and tears as jury sees 'barbarous' footage of Rigby murder

Video footage of soldier Lee Rigby being mown down by a car and his alleged murderers dragging his body into the middle of the road has been shown to a jury.

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Rigby murder 'cowardly and callous'

Rigby murder 'cowardly and callous'

Soldier Lee Rigby was the victim of “a cowardly and callous murder” by two men who wanted witnesses to see “the consequence of their barbarous acts”, a jury in England has heard.

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Two accused plead not guilty to murder of British soldier in Woolwich

Two accused plead not guilty to murder of British soldier in Woolwich

Two men accused of murdering a British soldier in London earlier this year have pleaded not guilty.

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Man charged over videos of murder of British soldier

Man charged over videos of murder of British soldier

A 22-year-old man has been charged with terror offences after allegedly making a series of video recordings about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

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Funeral of Woolwich murder victim Lee Rigby underway

Funeral of Woolwich murder victim Lee Rigby underway

The funeral of murdered soldier Lee Rigby, who was killed in broad daylight in Woolwich in May, is getting under way in the UK.

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Police chief quizzed by MPs over Woolwich

Police chief quizzed by MPs over Woolwich

One of Scotland Yard’s most senior police officers will be quizzed by MPs over the investigation into the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

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Police: Abuse of Muslims mainly online after Woolwich killing

Police: Abuse of Muslims mainly online after Woolwich killing

Anti-Muslim activity reported in the wake of soldier Lee Rigby’s death was mainly online abuse which peaked on the day after the brutal killing, police chiefs have said.

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Anti-extremism task force meets in the UK

Anti-extremism task force meets in the UK

A task force for tackling radicalisation in the UK set up by the British Prime Minister in the wake of soldier Lee Rigby’s murder is to meet monthly in a bid to deal with extremism head on, a Downing Street spokesman has said.

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Two men accused of Woolwich murder appear in court

Two men accused of Woolwich murder appear in court

A man accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby appeared in court for the first time today.

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Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

A second man has been charged with the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, Scotland Yard said today.

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58 arrested as rival protesters clash in London

58 arrested as rival protesters clash in London

Some 58 people have been arrested in London after BNP supporters and anti-fascist campaigners came to blows outside the Palace of Westminster.

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Pair bailed in connection with Woolwich murder

Pair bailed in connection with Woolwich murder

Two people arrested in England in connection with the death of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich have been released on bail.

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Woolwich accused Adebolajo discharged from hospital

Woolwich accused Adebolajo discharged from hospital

Suspected Woolwich attacker Michael Adebolajo has been discharged from hospital and taken into police custody, Scotland Yard said.

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Inquest opens into death of murdered soldier

Inquest opens into death of murdered soldier

In the UK, the inquest opens today into the death of soldier Lee Rigby.

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Clegg restates opposition to 'snooper’s charter'

Clegg restates opposition to 'snooper’s charter'

Nick Clegg has warned against “knee-jerk” reactions to the murder of soldier Lee Rigby as he restated his opposition to the so-called “snooper’s charter”.

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Man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

Man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

A man will appear in a British court this morning charged with the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, Scotland Yard has said.

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Police confirm Drummer Rigby's cause of death

Police confirm Drummer Rigby's cause of death

Police investigating the “shocking and horrific” murder of Drummer Lee Rigby issued a new appeal for information today as they confirmed the soldier died from multiple stab wounds.

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Suspect arrested three days after Woolwich murder denies involvement

Suspect arrested three days after Woolwich murder denies involvement

A 21-year-old arrested in connection with the murder of soldier Lee Rigby has denied any involvement in the “atrocity”.

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Police to question Woolwich suspect

Police to question Woolwich suspect

Police will today question one of the men suspected of murdering Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, a week after the soldier’s death.

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Suspect's family expresses 'profound shame' over death

The family of one of the men suspected of murdering a soldier in Woolwich today expressed “profound shame and distress” over the death, as a second accused killer was discharged from hospital after being shot by police.

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Suspect in Woolwich killing moved to police station

Suspect in Woolwich killing moved to police station

One of the men shot by police in the wake of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby has been discharged from hospital, Scotland Yard said.

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Men charged with mosque arson 'were British soldiers'

Two men who have appeared in court in England after a mosque was petrol-bombed are believed to be former British soldiers, it has emerged today.

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Two due in court over mosque attack

Two due in court over mosque attack

Two men are due in court today charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a mosque was petrol-bombed.

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Tenth arrest made as part of Woolwich murder investigation

Tenth arrest made as part of Woolwich murder investigation

A tenth arrest has been made following the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.

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Woolwich suspect in Kenya arrest

Woolwich suspect in Kenya arrest

Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo was arrested by Kenyan authorities three years ago because they feared he was attempting to join an al Qaida-linked militant group, the country’s anti-terrorism police have said.

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Soldier's family visit murder scene

Soldier's family visit murder scene

Members of Drummer Lee Rigby’s family visited the scene of his murder in Woolwich, south-east London, today.

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Community tributes to soldier

Community tributes to soldier

Touching tributes continued to be paid to Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich today, as the community stood united in condemning the soldier’s brutal death.

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Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after TV interview on Woolwich murder

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after TV interview on Woolwich murder

In the UK, a 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, following a TV interview - in which he claimed one of the Woolwich murder suspects had been approached by MI5 to work for them.

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Anti-Muslim abuse increases after Woolwich murder

Anti-Muslim abuse increases after Woolwich murder

In the UK, it is feared the murder of soldier Lee Rigby has provoked an increase in anti-Muslim abuse.

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Family hold back tears as they express pride for murdered Drummer

Family hold back tears as they express pride for murdered Drummer

The tearful family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby today spoke of their pride for him.

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Two arrested over Twitter comments about Woolwich killing

Two arrested over Twitter comments about Woolwich killing

Two men have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on Twitter about the murder of a British soldier.

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Filmed: The moment police shot the Woolwich suspects

Filmed: The moment police shot the Woolwich suspects

Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment two terrorists were shot as they charged police officers called to the scene after a soldier was hacked to death in the street.

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Slain soldier 'a loving family man'

Slain soldier 'a loving family man'

Detectives are to question two people arrested over the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, described by family and friends as a loving family man who always wanted to serve in the British Army.

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Muslim Council of Britain condemns Woolwich killing

Muslim Council of Britain condemns Woolwich killing

The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the suspected terrorist murder of a soldier on the streets of London yesterday.

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Soldier-killers known to security

Soldier-killers known to security

The two men shot by police after the terrorist murder of a soldier were both known to security services, it was confirmed today.

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Cameron: Woolwich attacks 'sickening individuals'

Cameron: Woolwich attacks 'sickening individuals'

The British Prime Minister said that the people who carried out yesterday's suspected terrorist murder in south east London are sickening individuals.

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Cameron: Terror attack a 'betrayal of Islam'

Cameron: Terror attack a 'betrayal of Islam'

The brutal terrorist murder of a “brave soldier” on the streets of London will bring the UK together and “make us stronger”, David Cameron declared.

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Police search property in connection with Woolwich killing

Police search property in connection with Woolwich killing

Anti-terror police investigating the “barbaric” murder of a soldier in London have searched a property 150 miles away in Lincolnshire.

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Police to question two men after Woolwich killing

Police to question two men after Woolwich killing

Anti-terror police in England were today preparing to question the two men shot and injured after the Woolwich soldier killing as details about their backgrounds began to emerge.

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Woolwich killers 'of Nigerian background'

Woolwich killers 'of Nigerian background'

The Woolwich killers are of Nigerian background, sources have confirmed, but it is understood they are most likely to be British citizens converted to a radical form of Islam.

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Family of Woolwich killing victim informed

Family of Woolwich killing victim informed

Counter-terrorism police in Britain are leading the investigation into the murder of a man who was hacked to death on a street in south east London.

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Woman describes how she confronted Woolwich killers

Woman describes how she confronted Woolwich killers

A woman who risked her life to confront an armed man suspected of slaughtering a British soldier in broad daylight has described how she tried to calm him moments after the barbaric attack.

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Woolwich killing sparks calls to monitor internet and email

The brutal terrorist killing of a man on the streets of London sparked calls for the Government to revive plans to extend internet and email monitoring powers to the security services.

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Religious groups condemn Woolwich killing

Religious groups condemn Woolwich killing

Religious groups and charities have come together to condemn the attack in Woolwich.

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Woman confronted Woolwich pair

Woman confronted Woolwich pair

A mother confronted the Woolwich attackers, asking them to hand over their weapons and warning them: “It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose”.

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Two arrested after mosque attacks in London

Two arrested after mosque attacks in London

Two men have been arrested after separate attacks on mosques following the terrorist incident in Woolwich.

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Woman 'confronted Woolwich pair'

Woman 'confronted Woolwich pair'

A mother confronted the Woolwich attackers, asking them to hand over their weapons and warning them: “It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose”, it was reported tonight.

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Anti-terror unit in Woolwich probe

Anti-terror unit in Woolwich probe

Scotland Yard’s top officer tonight confirmed two men had been arrested after a man was butchered in broad daylight on the streets of London.

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Man butchered by 'terror' pair

Man butchered by 'terror' pair

Terrorism returned to the streets of London today as two suspected Muslim fanatics butchered a man in broad daylight in the name of “Allah”.

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Woolwich attacker: You will never be safe

Woolwich attacker: You will never be safe

One of the men behind a barbaric terror attack on the streets of London today was filmed wielding a bloodied meat cleaver and saying, “We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you.”

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'Crazed' attackers hacked Woolwich victim

'Crazed' attackers hacked Woolwich victim

Eyewitnesses today described seeing the "crazed" Woolwich attackers "hacking" at their victim and posing for pictures before charging at police wielding meat cleavers.

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Terror pair hack man to death in 'barbaric' attack

Terror pair hack man to death in 'barbaric' attack

Two suspected terrorists have “brutally murdered” a man on a London street in broad daylight prompting a major emergency response from the British Government.

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Man 'beheaded' in London street attack

Man 'beheaded' in London street attack

A man was killed and two others were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds today following a “serious incident” understood to involve a serving British soldier.

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Two shot after 'man attacked with meat cleaver' in London

Two people have been shot in Woolwich, south east London, after armed police were called to an incident in which a man wearing a Help for Heroes t-shirt was attacked with a machete-style knife and dumped in the street, eyewitnesses said.

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