The leader of Britain’s Muslims tonight welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a raft of new anti-terror security measures including a _400 million campaign to combat the radicalisation of young Muslims. Ruth Gledhill reports.
Europe should strengthen the fight against terrorism by cracking down on militant Web sites and compiling U.S.-style profiles of air passengers, the European Union executive said on Tuesday. The proposals coincided with 17 arrests across Europe in an operation led by Italy against suspected “Salafist jihadi” cells, the latest in a series of major European anti-terrorism investigations this year. Ingrid Melander reports.