The three London schoolgirls who used Twitter to contact other women involved with Islamic State before travelling to Turkey. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Britain will introduce new laws on Tuesday to try to stop airlines carrying passengers who may be travelling to join Islamic State militants in Syria (...)

The Birmingham Six with MP Chris Mullin (centre) outside the Old Bailey in London following their release: (from left) Mr John Walker, Mr Paddy Hill, Mr Hugh Callaghan, Mr Richard McIIkenny, Mr Gerry Hunter and Mr William Power. Photograph: Joe St Leger

The British Attorney General has been requested by the families of the 21 people killed in the IRA’s 1974 Birmingham pub bombings to reopen the inques(...)

CCTV still shows (L-R) British teenagers Amira Abase, Kadiza Sultana and Shamima Begum walking with luggage at Gatwick Airport, south of London, on February 17th. Photograph: Metropolitan police/AFP/Getty Images

Security footage appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants, waiting for hours at a bus st(...)

British home secretary Theresa May accepted the findings of a review that strongly criticised the way that police had used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act  to access journalists’ communications data. Photograph: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

New instructions are to be issued to UK police requiring them to seek authorisation from a judge before they can gain access to a journalist’s phone r(...)

SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell: the party has altered its stance on the NCA following concessions gained after “hard negotiation”. Photograph: The Irish Times

The SDLP has reversed a previous party position and decided to support the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), dubbed as Britain’s FBI.The SDLP said it ha(...)

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 (...)

British prime minister  David Cameron: said agencies must have access, backed by a warrant from the home secretary, to records. Photograph:   Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

British intelligence agencies must have powers, if necessary, to intercept all internet traffic in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, prime min(...)

Theresa May: current panel members have accused her of listening to a vocal minority. Photograph:  PA/PA Wire

British home secretary Theresa May is to scrap the panel for the independent inquiry into child sex abuse, it has been reported.Ms May wrote to each m(...)

Malcolm Rifkind, chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee: rejected  charges the committee is too close to British establishment. Photograph: PA

British politicians, either those now serving or those who were in office during Labour’s years in power, will be held to account if they were “com(...)

Theresa May: the mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s business empire has launched a legal challenge against the UK home secretary

The mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s business empire has launched a legal challenge against the UK home secretary and anti-corruptio(...)