Terrorism

Do we really want restriction on German immigration?

7 September 2017 13:32

At my nearest library recently there was an art exhibition featuring the works of local school children on the subject…

Catalonia’s fight for independence is turning nasty

22 August 2017 12:00

As if the issue of Catalonian secession wasn’t fraught enough, some of its most committed advocates are now arguing that the…

Combating 21st-century terror: what Europe can learn from Israel

20 August 2017 20:49

Spain, Finland, Russia: in the space of a few days, Europe is reminded, yet again, that terrorism – like the…

Spain terror attacks: what we know so far

18 August 2017 6:10

14 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians on Las Ramblas in…

Hepworth Wakefield’s latest show is grossly irresponsible – the museum doesn’t deserve any sort of prize

4 July 2017 12:39

Last week the exhibition Painting India by the late Howard Hodgkin opened at the Hepworth Wakefield. Hodgkin started collecting Indian…

Islamists have failed to divide France. Will they succeed in Britain?

21 June 2017 13:15

Islamic State will be delighted by what happened outside Finsbury Park mosque in the early hours of Monday morning. In…

Finsbury Park attack: We need a consistent response to terror

19 June 2017 12:42

So it seems that it has happened again. A third terrorist attack in as many months on London’s streets. Once…

The Spectator Podcast: The jihadi next door

8 June 2017 15:18

On this week’s episode, we discuss the relationship between Islam and violence, question why Brexit hasn’t been a factor in this election, and…

Italian government: We told UK that terrorist was on his way 

6 June 2017 17:14

The third London Bridge attacker has now been named by police as Youssef Zaghba. A 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian, Zaghba was stopped…

Is Islam really the ‘religion of peace’?

6 June 2017 14:22

On Sunday, in the hours after the London Bridge attack, Christians celebrated Pentecost – recalling when the Holy Spirit inspired the…

It is not enough for Muslims to say ‘we condemn terrorism’

5 June 2017 16:00

It is not enough for Muslims to say ‘We condemn terrorism’. Sure – we believe you. But something more is…

‘British Values’ won’t help in our fight against terrorism

5 June 2017 12:49

Steve Hilton has called for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister, blaming her for the security failures that lead…

Blind, bovine hope will get us nowhere – it’s time to change our response to Islamic extremism

2 June 2017 13:54

Last Sunday, I appeared on the BBC’s Sunday Politics to discuss the aftermath of the Manchester attack. I said what…

Jeremy Corbyn always blames Britain first

27 May 2017 10:32

Jeremy Corbyn and his crowd always blame Britain first, I argue in The Sun today. They view the West as…

A proper discussion about terrorism is the best way to honour Manchester’s dead

27 May 2017 8:30

Until last week, it was thought that the jihadi threat was subsiding and the security services were increasingly able to…

Nothing hurts Jeremy Corbyn more than being right

26 May 2017 16:31

With Labour closing the gap on the Tories in the polls, it was only a matter of time before an…

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech is a trap for the Tories

26 May 2017 13:35

The most dangerous thing about Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today, blaming terror attacks in Britain on wars we have fought abroad,…

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on terrorism, full transcript

26 May 2017 11:19

Our whole nation has been united in shock and grief this week as a night out at a concert ended…

Ukip’s tough talk on terror comes with a big risk

25 May 2017 12:24

Ukip’s success in pursuing the Tories over Brexit will be remembered for a long time. Now, the party thinks it…

Should there be troops on the streets?

24 May 2017 14:36

In the wake of terrorist outrages such as Monday’s bombing, the British public tends to keep calm and carry on.…

Islamism isn’t the only terror threat Germany is facing

28 April 2017 17:02

Since December, when Islamic terrorist Anis Amri drove a truck into a Berlin Christmas market, Germans have been waiting fearfully…

Terrorism teaches a lesson that some still refuse to learn

28 April 2017 14:10

Another knife-attack was thwarted yesterday in Westminster. Overnight there were anti-terror raids in Kent and London. These were unconnected, but police…

Man arrested in Whitehall on suspicion of terrorism offences

27 April 2017 15:48

A man in his late twenties has been arrested on Whitehall today and is being detained under the terrorism act.…

Sweden is divided in the wake of the Stockholm attack

13 April 2017 11:13

Last Friday, only hours after the terrorist attack in central Stockholm, police found themselves pelted by rocks in the city’s…

German football keeps calm and carries on

13 April 2017 9:54

Germany lost a football match but won a moral victory last night, when Borussia Dortmund were defeated 3-2 at home…