London, England: Terror suspects arrested

Posted on July 11, 2012 • Filed under: Terrorism, Tourist Arrested, United Kingdom

LONDON (AP) — The arrests of 14 people in the last week on suspicion of terrorism in Britain has underscored jitters among police and security officials as the upcoming Olympics fixes the gaze of the world — including potential aggressors — on London. Despite an overall decline in the number of people detained over terrorism since the 2005 bomb attacks which killed 52 commuters and 4 suicide bombers on London’s transit network, experts say police and security officials are growing increasingly wary. Here is a look at the current terrorism threat to Britain, and the anti-terrorism laws that the U.K. will deploy to protect the Olympics: Read article

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