299 people were arrested in the 12 months that ended in March in the UK on suspicion of terrorism-related crimes. According to officials, this is the highest figure since records started being kept after the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States.

The increase in the terror arrest is mainly due to the security need for police and intelligence services to cope with the influence of Islamic State fundamentalists to British nationals. Officials stressed that a “marked increase” was obs...


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