Paris attacks

Politicians are finally starting to admit a link between Islam and the extremists

18 November 2015 10:07

One step forward, one step back. Theresa May says in Parliament that the Paris attacks have ‘nothing to do with…

Public backs David Cameron on Syrian airstrikes, according to new poll

18 November 2015 9:01

The terrorist attacks in Paris appear to have shifted public attitudes on both refugees and airstrikes. According to a new poll from…

The England vs France match was a glorious response to terrorism

17 November 2015 22:08

Ain’t it rum? Last week sport was morally bankrupt, finished, no longer worthy of taking up an intelligent person’s time…

Labour MPs attack Stop The War and Corbyn’s views on terrorism

17 November 2015 16:19

Labour MPs appear to be just as annoyed by Jeremy Corbyn’s links to the Stop The War coalition as they…

David Cameron: Britain needs to take action against Islamic State in Syria

17 November 2015 12:52

Senior politicians have so far been rather cautious in their response to the Paris attacks. But today David Cameron gave…

By opposing shoot-to-kill, Jeremy Corbyn has shown he is a serious politician

17 November 2015 10:20

There is nothing wrong with Jeremy Corbyn saying he ‘isn’t happy’ with a shoot-to-kill policy. On the contrary, it shows…

Podcast special: the Paris attacks and what happens next

16 November 2015 17:05

How will Britain and Europe react to the terrorist attacks in Paris? In this View from 22 special podcast, The…

Theresa May: the Paris attacks ‘have nothing to do with Islam’

16 November 2015 16:50

On a day when Jeremy Corbyn has been making clear his concerns about both the government’s use of drones and…

Burnham attacks May over police cuts at Home Office questions

16 November 2015 15:51

It was inevitable that Theresa May would face demands to rethink police cuts at Home Office questions this afternoon. And…

Nigel Farage: after Paris, we need to win the ‘hearts and minds’ of Muslims in Britain

16 November 2015 15:34

Nigel Farage will tonight claim British Muslims are ‘conflicted’ in their loyalties to the UK, and there is a battle…

Islamic State are clear about their values. Are we clear about ours?

16 November 2015 13:38

Here we go again. The same mantras are dusted down: we must be more assertive of our values, less tolerant…

Cameron sees ‘hopeful signs’ of political agreement on Isis

16 November 2015 8:41

After the attacks in Paris, what has changed? Islamic State is still a threat that world leaders don’t seem to…

France bombs Islamic State bases in Raqqa. But will it make much difference?

15 November 2015 22:18

Yesterday, Francois Hollande promised “merciless” retribution against the Islamic State. This evening, armed with American intelligence, the French Air Force…

Exclusive translation: the Pope says Paris attacks are part of a Third World War

15 November 2015 16:14

An Italian religious TV station, TV2000, has posted this audio clip of Pope Francis – sounding distressed and tearful –…

Politicians give cautious reactions to the Paris attacks

15 November 2015 13:49

Unlike political Twitter, which was full of armchair experts extolling their own surprisingly untapped talent while the Paris attacks were…

Paris massacre: ten developments, as of Sunday morning

15 November 2015 7:10

Barack Obama flies into Turkey for a G20 conference now likely to have the Islamic State as its theme. Here are…

The Islamic State goes global

14 November 2015 17:44

When the creation of a new caliphate was announced last year, who but the small band of his followers took…

The Paris attacks are an act of war – against Islam itself

14 November 2015 14:43

UPDATE: Watch Dr Ahmed discuss this article on CNN here  The appalling attacks in Paris last night were, as Francois…

The strange relationship between Islam, violence and French football

14 November 2015 13:10

It is not so surprising if the jihadists in Paris were targeting an international football match. There has for years…

“The first of the storm” – translation of Islamic State statement after Paris attacks

14 November 2015 11:20

This morning, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Paris attacks – the first time it has laid claim to…