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Ottawa shooting a 'potential intelligence failure'

By ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore

Potentially this assault on Canada's parliament will will be judged to be an intelligence failure of some kind.

The attacker along with about 90 other Canadians was on the radar screen of counter-terrorism officials in the country.

There was enough concern about Michael Zehaf-Bibeau and his potential aspirations to join the Islamic State in Iraq or Syria that his passport had been confiscated.

This fact in turn raises some pretty significant and disturbing questions - not just in Canada but perhaps in the United Kingdom too: By confiscating passports of potential jihadis and without a successful de-radicalisation programme are we only really increasing the likelihood of a homegrown attack?


Tesco CEO: Shoppers can expect positive surprises

The new chief executive of Tesco has said shoppers can expect "positive surprises" as he gets the supermarket back "to what made this business great".

Dave Lewis told ITV News Economic Editor Richard Edgar that the accounting scandal that has enguled Tesco was "not at all what I envisaged when I took the job".

But he stressed that the company's 320,000 staff had continued to do a "stunning job" throughout the recent difficulties.

Everton advise fans to stay away from Lille city centre

Everton have tweeted to ask their fans to stay away from Lille city centre amid reports that police have released tear gas.


Ottawa: Uncle of slain Canadian soldier speaks out

Corporal Nathan Cirillo, 24, of the Canadian Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

The uncle of the Canadian army reservist Corporal Nathan Cirillo has spoken to Canadian media about his shock at his nephew's death at the War Memorial in Ottawa yesterday.

In an emotional interview with CBC, Jim Cirillo said:

For him to get shot and pass away - I don't know if life is fair.

No-one deserves to die at a young age but he (Nathan Cirillo) didn't deserve that.

I don't know how someone could have picked him out and do that [shoot him].

– Jim Cirillo

Ottawa Police 'satisfied' only one person responsible

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Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau has said that his force is "satisfied" that there was only one gunman in yesterday's violence on Parliament Hill.

Speaking to Canadian Broadcaster CBC, Chief Bordeleau said: "We’re satisfied at this point one individual was responsible for shooting yesterday on the Hill"

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