tag: terrorism

Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism News: What’s happening at home and abroad?

UK Still Facing High Risk Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) warns that the UK still faces an “unprecedented” level of threat from terrorism. Being vigilant and speaking up if anything seems suspicious are once again a high priority in campaigns targeting businesses and the public.   Far-Right Extremism There has been a significant shift in the […]

Travel Safety Round-Up: 17/6/2019

From Argentina to Hong Kong, the last two weeks have been eventful to say the least. As always, we’ve put together the most relevant updates from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in a handy summary below. While the FCO covers international events quite comprehensively, they don’t report on UK news or incidents. Have […]

Terrorism Online

14 terrorism plots have been foiled with the help of a special MI5 unit since the Westminster attack of 2017, and MI5 has warned that extremists on the far left and far right are “embracing the veil of anonymity” provided by social media channels, resulting in an “unprecedented threat.” The Times quoted an MI5 officer, […]

Travel Safety Round-Up: 25/2/2019

Looking for extra peace of mind? Start with the latest travel safety information, and make sure you have appropriate travel insurance. This week’s summary of advice and updates from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) includes updated information for Brexit.    Country Date         Bangladesh 24 Feb 2019 Chattogram airport has […]

More Attacks, Fewer Deaths: Terrorism Trends In Europe

The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2018, published in November, included some very interesting statistics. The report highlights the decrease in deaths in the region – from 168 in 2016 to 81 in 2017 – but that is contrasted with an increase in the number of attacks. In other words, we’re even less likely to be […]

Terrorism Over The Holidays

A vehicle attack in Barcelona… two bombings in Athens… No, this isn’t a recap or a film plot, it’s what happened over the 2018 Christmas holidays! We’ve all read about the horrific Christmas market shooting in Strasbourg, the murder of two tourists in Morocco, and the Manchester knife attack on New Year’s Eve, but these […]

UK Counter-Terrorism Targets Shopper Safety

UK retailers have begun implementing “60-second security plans” following the launch of Counter Terror Policing’s biggest ever winter campaign on 19 November.   PoliceProfessional.com reports that officers, “Are asking shops and businesses to draw up contingency plans to drastically improve reaction times in the event of an emergency and prevent widespread panic.” The plans include […]

Are Christmas Markets Safer This Year?

Christmas is just around the corner – crazy, we know! – and of course, security is on everyone’s mind. The popularity of short City Breaks is still soaring and Christmas markets are a great opportunity to visit a city, whether that’s here in the UK or further afield. There have been far fewer news reports […]

Was It Terrorism?

  This is one of the biggest questions being asked across news media and social media over the past week, and there are many different opinions. We have all been following news reports since the shocking attack in Las Vegas last Sunday night – the deadliest shooting in recent US history – hoping investigators will […]

Travel Alert: 18/9/2017

Most of the advice and updates issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) over the past week have related to Hurricane Irma and other extreme weather, but there have also been cautions regarding terrorism, strikes, and political tensions.  Remember that things like terrorism and natural disasters are often excluded or limited in standard […]

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  • Travel insurance that covers disinclination to travel if your destination is affected by terrorism before you travel.
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  • Available for singles, couples and families and with no maximum age limit and no medical screening requirements.
  • For Business and Leisure travellers.
  • For UK, Channel Island and Isle of Man residents when travelling in the UK and abroad, when you have booked and pre-paid flights or accommodation.
  • Safe Journey covers up to £2000 per person for travel arrangements, if where you are staying is affected by terrorism and you want to return home.
  • Travel delays caused by acts of terrorism are covered.
  • Personal possessions including money and passports are protected whilst you travel against damage or loss as a result of acts of terrorism.
  • 24 hour (UK based) emergency assistance to help you after an act of terrorism.
  • Maximum excess per claim £100
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