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West Yorkshire Police ask for calm in the region after London terror attack

Seven people were killed in the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market Credit: PA

The West Yorkshire Police Constable says she is assessing the overnight attacks in London for communities in our region. Dee Collins is urging people "to keep calm and support one other."

WYP Chief Constable first statement after London attack Credit: West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has condemned last night’s terrorist attack in London.

Seven people were killed and nearly 50 people injured, including a British Transport Police Officer.

The incident began shortly after 10pm when a white van drove at pedestrians crossing London Bridge, before making its way to Borough Market where the three suspects left the van and began to attack people with knives.

The three suspects were shot dead by armed police.

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Mum jailed for over five years for trying to take family to 'join IS'

A mother from Bradford has been sentenced to five years and four months for trying to take her two children to Syria.

The woman who can not be named to protect the identity of her children was stopped by the authorities in Turkey after her husband alerted police here.

She had left home saying she was taking the children to a birthday party.

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Police brief teachers how to spot signs of radicalisation

Preventing young people from being groomed into terrorism - will become the responsibility of schools and colleges for the first time from next week.

The subject has become more prominent after a Yorkshire family left their home on a pilgrimage and then fled to Syria.

Today, the counter terrorism and extremism team from Humberside Police has been briefing teachers and lecturers about their new responsibilities, and how to spot the signs of those being radicalised.

Michael Billington was at one of the briefings this afternoon:

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Bradford terror plot man to be sentenced tomorrow

Mohammed Sajid Khan, from Bradford, along with his wife Shasta Khan, has been convicted of taking part in a terrorism plot. He pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing - his wife was found guilty today.

The couple are believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

However, their plot was prevented by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit. The couple, of Foster Street, Oldham, are now due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow.

Bradford man guilty of terrorism

Mohammed Sajid Khan from Bradford is believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

Between March and July 2011, he and his wife began to access online bomb-making manuals and bought products which could be used to build an explosive device.

His plot, planned with his wife Shasta Khan, was discovered by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit.

They are due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow. Mohammed Sajid Khan pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing.

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