Reporters  outside flats in west London believed to be where Mohammed Emwazi used to live. Photograph: PA

The British man named as the extremist glorying in the beheading of journalists and aid workers had been known to intelligence agencies for five years(...)

 A composite image showing two still frames from video released by the Islamic State (IS) showing an unidentified IS militant who was pictured threatening US freelance journalist Steven Sotloff and British journalist David Cawthorne Haines before they were killed at an unknown desert location. Media reports suggest the masked militant known as ‘Jihadi John’ may have been identified as  Mohammed Emwazi, born in Kuwait and who lived for much of his life in London. Photograph: EPA

The family of Steven Sotloff, a journalist murdered by the Islamic State group last year, said they want to see his killer “Jihadi John”, identified (...)

File court artist sketch   of Brusthom Ziamani, appearing via video link at the Old Bailey in London. The court heard how the teenager  idolised the killers of fusilier Lee Rigby and was arrested while allegedly on his way to behead a British soldier. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

A British Muslim who idolised the killers of fusilier Lee Rigby was arrested as he made his way to behead a British soldier, a court heard.Brusthom Zi(...)

Rabbi Miriam Berger, London: “We spend a huge part of the synagogue’s budget on security. That’s ludicrous. We do what every Jewish organisation does. Nobody is going to be the one to say, ‘No, we shouldn’t do that’.”

The guard opens the gate to the grounds of the Finchley Reform Synagogue on Fallow Lane and greets Rabbi Miriam Berger and her three-year-old son.The (...)

US president Barack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron at a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House on Friday. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Police across Britain have been put on high alert warning that they may be targeted in terror attacks following the foiled assault on officers in (...)

Lee Rigby’s killers Michael Adebolajo  and Michael Adebowale. Five months before the murder, Adebowale discussed killing a soldier in a Facebook conversation with an Islamist militant. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

“Blood on their hands”, screamed the headline in the Sun on Wednesday, as the tabloid reported the family of murdered British soldier Lee Rigby said “(...)

Lee Rigby’s sister, Sara McClure, told the Sun: “Facebook have my brother’s blood on their hands. I hold them partly responsible for Lee’s murder.” Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

  Facebook, the social media company blamed for not tipping off British intelligence agencies about the desire of Woolwich killer Michael (...)

Undated Metropolitan Police file handout photo of Lee Rigby’s killers Michael Adebolajo (left) and Michael Adebowale. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Michael Adebowale, one of the two men who butchered a British soldier on the streets of London last year, had boasted on Facebook that he intended to(...)

The Intelligence and Security Committee deliver their report on the murder of soldier Lee Rigby. Photograph:  PA Wire.

Intelligence agencies could not prevent the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby despite his killers featuring in a total of seven error-filled oper(...)

A violent outburst has broken out in the dock at the Old Bailey in London during the sentencing of Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

The murderers of soldier Lee Rigby yelled “Allahu Akbar” and were pinned to the ground by security officers in a violent struggle in the dock o(...)