Lee Rigby

The Electoral Commission needs reforming. Will anyone dare try?

5 June 2015 12:18

The Electoral Commission (ElCom) is an institution with a lamentable record of failing to fulfil its role as guardian of…

If Ed Miliband makes ‘Islamophobia’ illegal, I volunteer to test the new law immediately

27 April 2015 12:57

I am out of the country at the moment and I see that Ed Miliband has used the opportunity to…

The ‘Darknet’ is dangerous. It’s also deeply democratic

12 March 2015 14:39

The ‘Darknet’ is in the spotlight. Over the past few months, stories of paedophile rings, drug empires and terrorist organisations…

Monitoring social media is easier said than done

26 February 2015 17:43

The three British girls who packed their bags and took a flight to Turkey have apparently crossed the border into Syria. Their…

Why do internet companies have one rule for paedophilia and another for terrorism?

19 December 2014 12:52

Today’s Times investigation into how the Islamic State is encouraging young British women to marry into this terrorist organisation is chilling.…

Ministers to unveil counter- terror laws

26 November 2014 9:01

Today is the day ministers set out their new counter-terrorism legislation following Theresa May’s revelations on Monday about the number…

Facebook insists it does tackle terrorism as finger points at site for Rigby messages

25 November 2014 18:24

Facebook is responsible for hosting a conversation Rigby murderer Michael Adebowale had about killing a solider, according to the Telegraph. Both…

Five things you need to know about the Lee Rigby report

25 November 2014 13:16

Could the intelligence services have prevented the murder of Lee Rigby last year? Probably not, but there was more they…

Sir Malcolm Rifkind suggests internet companies are ‘a safe haven for terrorists’

25 November 2014 12:45

The battle between the spooks and the geeks is heating up. A new report into the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby…

Why would jihadi terrorists attack Canada? Better to ask: why not?

23 October 2014 12:32

The attacks in Canada probably seem non-sensical to some people. After all, much of the press and political class in…

Why are we paying more benefits to Islamist preachers than our own soldiers?

25 September 2014 14:27

‘We need new laws’ is a phrase most often heard from people who haven’t much bothered to investigate whether laws…

Exclusive: Michael Fallon says UK should reconsider military action in Syria to combat ISIS

23 September 2014 14:01

The Ministry of Defence is like a sauna on Sunday. The air circulation system has been switched off and the…

Jihadi John – a very British export

20 August 2014 14:34

It is the now familiar nightmare image. A kneeling prisoner, and behind him a black-hooded man speaking to camera. The…

British Muslims must confront the truth of the ‘Trojan Horse’ schools

24 July 2014 10:15

The Trojan Horse reports are in, and they make for damning reading.  ‘An aggressive Islamist agenda… a coordinated, deliberate and…

Hurrah! A setback for the enemies of free speech

8 May 2014 10:51

This has been a bad month for those who want to shut down free speech in Britain. First there was…

Martin McGuinness at Windsor Castle. What an odious sight

9 April 2014 11:53

I know that the official line is delight at the ‘progress’ allegedly represented by the presence of Martin McGuinness, in…

The murder of Lee Rigby had everything to do with the worst version of Islam

19 December 2013 17:39

The ‘guilty’ verdict has been delivered in the trial of Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale for the murder of Drummer…

This is Britain: a crackdown on Islamic extremism will not cause attacks on Muslims

5 December 2013 15:05

Hallelujah, vaguely. The Prime Minister’s extremism task force set up in the wake of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby…

Ed Miliband ducks the question. If squaddies are victims, who or what is threatening them?

27 September 2013 12:28

A country’s laws say much about its people’s character, though not in the way its lawmakers intend. Perhaps the oldest…

Sadiq Khan has unwittingly highlighted the problem of Islamic extremism

24 June 2013 12:46

Sadiq Khan MP had a piece in the Telegraph last week attacking an excellent piece by Charles Moore in the…