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Father of Lee Rigby: I want apology from security agencies

The father of Fusilier Lee Rigby has said he wants an apology from Britain's intelligence services after accusing them of failing to prevent his son's murder.

The Intelligence and Security Committee said in a report that spy agencies could not have stopped the soldier's murder in May 2013, despite his killers featuring in a total of seven error-filled operations before the attack.

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Facebook hosted chat between Adebowale & extremist

Facebook hosted an exchange between Michael Adebowale and an overseas extremist ahead of the murder of Lee Rigby, ITV News understands.

In the exchange Adebowale spoke of his intent to murder a soldier.

In a statement, a spokeswoman for Facebook said they took "steps" to prevent people using the site for terrorist purposes.

Like everyone else, we were horrified by the vicious murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

We don’t comment on individual cases but Facebook’s policies are clear, we do not allow terrorist content on the site and take steps to prevent people from using our service for these purposes.

– Facebook spokeswoman

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