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7 July 2005 London bombings

The 7 July 2005 London bombings (often referred to as 7/7) were a series of coordinated suicide bomb attacks in central London which targeted civilians using the public transport system during the morning rush hour. [1]

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Abdullah el-Faisal

Abdullah el-Faisal (born Trevor William Forrest, also known as Abdullah al-Faisal, Sheikh Faisal, Sheik Faisal, and Imam Al-Jamaikee, born 10 September 1963) is a Muslim cleric who preached in the United Kingdom until he was convicted of stirring up racial hatred and urging his followers to murder Jews, Hindus, Christians, and Americans.

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Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades

The Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades (كتائب أبو حفص المصري), or Abu Hafs al-Masri Battalions, is a group which claims to be associated with the Islamic fundamentalist organisation al-Qaida.

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (أبو مصعب الزرقاوي,, Abu Musab from Zarqa; October 20, 1966 – June 7, 2006), born Ahmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh (أحمد فضيل النزال الخلايله) was a militant Islamist from Jordan who ran a paramilitary training camp in Afghanistan.

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ACCOLC

ACCOLC (Access Overload Control) was a procedure in the United Kingdom for restricting mobile telephone usage in the event of emergencies.

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Acetone peroxide

Acetone peroxide (triacetone triperoxide, peroxyacetone, TATP, TCAP) is an organic peroxide and a primary high explosive.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera (الجزيرة, literally "The Peninsula", referring to the Arabian Peninsula), also known as Aljazeera and JSC (Jazeera Satellite Channel), is a Doha-based state-funded broadcaster owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network, which is partly funded by the House of Thani, the ruling family of Qatar.

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Al-Qaeda

Al-Qæda (or; القاعدة,, translation: "The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament" and alternatively spelled al-Qaida, al-Qæda and sometimes al-Qa'ida) is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several others, at some point between August 1988.

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Aldgate East tube station

Aldgate East is a London Underground station located between Aldgate and Whitechapel of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Aldgate tube station

Aldgate is a London Underground station located at Aldgate on the eastern edge of the City of London.

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Alexander Dennis Enviro400

The Alexander Dennis Enviro400 is a 2-axle double-decker bus built by Alexander Dennis from late 2005.

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Allah

Allah (or; الله) is the Arabic word for God (al ilāh, literally "the God").

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Anwar al-Awlaki

Anwar al-Awlaki (also spelled al-Aulaqi, al-Awlaqi; أنور العولقي Anwar al-‘Awlaqī; April 21, 1971 – September 30, 2011) was an American and Yemeni imam and Islamic lecturer.

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Army Radio

Army Radio (גלי צה"ל) or Galei Tzahal known in Israel by its acronym Galatz (גל"צ), is a nationwide Israeli radio network operated by the Israel Defense Forces.

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Arnos Grove tube station

Arnos Grove is a London Underground station located in Arnos Grove in the London Borough of Enfield, London.

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Arson

Arson is the crime of intentionally and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, dumpsters, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage.

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Aylesbury

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, England.

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Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri (أيمن محمد ربيع الظواهري, born June 19, 1951) is the current leader of al-Qaeda and a current or former member and senior official of Islamist organizations which have orchestrated and carried out attacks in North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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Backpack

A backpack — also called bookbag, knapsack, packsack, pack, or bergen — is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but there can be exceptions.

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Baker Street tube station

Baker Street is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road.

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Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the bit-rate of available or consumed information capacity expressed typically in metric multiples of bits per second.

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Bank of England

The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC London

BBC London is the BBC English Region producing local radio, television, teletext and online services in London and parts of the surrounding area.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC One

BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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BBC Online

BBC Online is the brand name and home for the BBC's UK online service.

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BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.

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Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire (or /ˈbɛdfədʃɪə/; abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.

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Beeston, Leeds

Beeston is a suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England located about 2 miles (3 km) south of the city centre.

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Bild

The Bild newspaper (or Bild-Zeitung, literally Picture Newspaper; pronounced) is a German tabloid published by Axel Springer AG.

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Bishop of London

The Bishop of London is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort and the largest part of the city of Brighton and Hove situated in East Sussex, England.

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British Jamaican

British Jamaican (or Jamaican British) people are British persons who were born in Jamaica or who are of Jamaican descent.

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British Medical Association

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

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British National Party

The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right British nationalist political party in the United Kingdom.

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British Pakistanis

British Pakistanis (پاکستانی نزاد برطانوی; also known as Pakistani British people or Pakistani Britons) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestral roots lie in Pakistan.

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British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the London residence and principal workplace of the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire (or; archaically the County of Buckingham; abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England.

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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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CBS News

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS.

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Cellular network

A cellular network or mobile network is a communications network where the last link is wireless.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the U.S. Government, tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Central London

Central London is the innermost part of London, England.

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Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News is the main news programme on British television broadcaster Channel 4.

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Charles Clarke

Charles Rodway Clarke (born 21 September 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwich South from 1997 until 2010, and served as Home Secretary from December 2004 until May 2006.

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Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948), is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Chechnya

The Chechen Republic (tɕɪˈtɕɛnskəjə rʲɪˈspublʲɪkə; Нохчийн Республика, Noxçiyn Respublika), commonly referred to as Chechnya (p; Нохчийчоь, Noxçiyçö), also spelled Chechnia or Chechenia, sometimes referred to as Ichkeria (lit land of minerals), is a federal subject (a republic) of Russia.

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Circle line (London Underground)

The Circle line is a London Underground service in a spiralling shape, running from Hammersmith to Edgware Road and then looping once around central London back to Edgware Road.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county within London.

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Cleanskin (security)

Within the vernacular of counter-terrorism agents and police officers, a cleanskin is an undercover operative whose identity is not known to the forces he or she is tasked to infiltrate.

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Closed-circuit television

Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors.

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Comerica Park

Comerica Park is an open-air ballpark located in Downtown Detroit.

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Conspiracy theory

A conspiracy theory is an explanatory hypothesis that accuses two or more persons, a group, or an organization of having caused or covered up, through secret planning and deliberate action, an event or situation which is typically taken to be illegal or harmful.

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Controlled explosion

A controlled explosion is a method for detonating or disabling a suspected explosive device.

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Coventry

Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the centre of England.

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Darlington

Darlington is a market town in County Durham, in the North East of England and is also part of the Tees Valley region.

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David Cameron

David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010, as Leader of the Conservative Party since 2005 and as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witney since 2001.

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David Davis (British politician)

David Michael Davis (born 23 December 1948) is a British Conservative Party politician who is the current elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the parliamentary constituency of Haltemprice and Howden.

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Death of Jean Charles de Menezes

Jean Charles da Silva e de Menezes (pronounced in Brazilian Portuguese; 7 January 1978 – 22 July 2005) was a Brazilian man killed by officers of the London Metropolitan Police Service at Stockwell Station on the London Underground after he was deemed to be possibly one of the fugitives involved in the previous day's failed bombing attempts.

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Dennis Trident 2

The Dennis Trident 2 is a 2-axle low-floor double-decker bus chassis originally manufactured by Dennis, which was unveiled in 1997 and replaced the Dennis Arrow.

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Department of Health (United Kingdom)

The Department of Health (DH) is the Ministerial Department of the United Kingdom Government responsible for government policy on health and adult social care matters in England, along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.

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Deputy assistant commissioner

Deputy assistant commissioner (DAC) is a rank in London's Metropolitan Police Service between assistant commissioner and commander.

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Derby

Derby (locally) is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands region of England.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is an American orchestra based in Detroit, Michigan.

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Double-decker bus

A double-decker bus is a bus that has two storeys or decks.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also called the Industrial Average, the Dow Jones, the Dow Jones Industrial, the Dow 30, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index, and one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.

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Dua

In the terminology of Islam, (دُعَاء, plural: أدْعِيَة; also transliterated Doowa), literally meaning "invocation", is an act of supplication.

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Edgware Road tube station (Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)

Edgware Road is a London Underground station on the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines, located on the corner of Chapel Street and Cabbell Street, within Travelcard zone 1.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Embassy of Israel, London

The Embassy of Israel in London is the diplomatic mission of Israel in the United Kingdom.

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Embassy of the United Kingdom, Washington, D.C.

British Embassy, Washington is the United Kingdom's diplomatic mission to the United States.

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Embassy of the United States, London

The Embassy of the United States of America in London is the diplomatic mission of the United States of America in the United Kingdom.

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Emergency communication system

An Emergency communication system (ECS) is any system (typically, computer-based) that is organized for the primary purpose of supporting one-way and two-way communication of emergency messages between both individuals and groups of individuals.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

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Euston bus station

Euston Bus Station serves the Euston area of Camden, London, England.

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Exchange rate

In finance, an exchange rate (also known as a foreign-exchange rate, forex rate, FX rate or Agio) between two currencies is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another.

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Financial market

A financial market is a market in which people trade financial securities, commodities, and other fungible items of value at low transaction costs and at prices that reflect supply and demand.

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Financial Services Authority

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) was a quasi-judicial body responsible for the regulation of the financial services industry in the United Kingdom between 2001 and 2013.

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First aid

First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery.

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Flag of Australia

The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star in the lower hoist quarter.

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Forensic identification

Forensic identification is the application of forensic science, or "forensics", and technology to identify specific objects from the trace evidence they leave, often at a crime scene or the scene of an accident.

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FTSE 100 Index

The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, also called the FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the "Footsie", is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

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Germaine Lindsay

Germaine Maurice Lindsay (23 September 1985 – 7 July 2005), also known as Abdullah Shaheed Jamal, was one of the four terrorists who detonated bombs on three trains on the London Underground and one bus in central London during the 7 July 2005 London bombings, killing 56 people (including themselves), and injuring more than 700.

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Gigabit

The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.

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God Save the Queen

"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King") is the national and/or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown Dependencies.

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Government of Ireland

The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in Ireland.

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Great North Eastern Railway

Great North Eastern Railway often referred to as GNER, was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Sea Containers that operated the InterCity East Coast franchise from April 1996 until December 2007, when Sea Containers was stripped of the franchise due to poor financial management.

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Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick is an area of East London in the London Borough of Hackney, adjacent to the boundary with Old Ford in the district of Bow in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Half-mast

Half-mast is flying a flag below the summit of the mast on a ship.

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Hammersmith & City line

The Hammersmith & City line of the London Underground runs between Hammersmith and Barking.

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Hammersmith tube station (Hammersmith & City and Circle lines)

Hammersmith is a London Underground station in Hammersmith.

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Hasib Hussain

Hasib Mir Hussain (16 September 1986 – 7 July 2005) was one of four terrorists who detonated bombs on three trains on the London Underground and one bus in central London during the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

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Heather Hallett

Dame Heather Carol Hallett, DBE (born 16 December 1949), styled The Rt Hon.

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HM Treasury

Her Majesty's Treasury (HM Treasury), sometimes referred to as the Exchequer, or more informally the Treasury, is the United Kingdom government department responsible for developing and executing the British government's public finance policy and economic policy.

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Holbeck

Holbeck is a district in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Home Office

The Home Office (HO) is a ministerial department of the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security, and law and order.

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Home Secretary

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department (Home Secretary) is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Home Office.

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Hyde Park Corner tube station

Hyde Park Corner is a London Underground station near Hyde Park Corner in Hyde Park.

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Hyde Park, Leeds

Hyde Park is an inner-city area of north-west Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, situated between the University of Leeds and Headingley.

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Hyde Park, London

Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers' Corner.

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Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament is a committee of Parliament of the United Kingdom appointed to oversee the work of the intelligence machinery of the United Kingdom.

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Iran

Iran (or; ایران), historically known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.

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Islam

Islam (There are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster). The most common are (Oxford English Dictionary, Random House) and (American Heritage Dictionary). الإسلام,: Arabic pronunciation varies regionally. The first vowel ranges from ~~. The second vowel ranges from ~~~. In Northwestern Africa, they do not have stress or lengthened vowels.) is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the sunnah, composed of accounts called hadith) of Muhammad (circa 570–8 June 632 CE), considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God.

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Islam in Europe

Islam gained its first foothold in continental Europe in 711 with the Umayyad conquest of Hispania.

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Islamic extremism

Islamic extremism refers to two related and partially overlapping but also distinct aspects of extremist interpretations and pursuits of Islamic ideology.

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Islamism

Islamism (اسلام پرستی; إسلاموية), also known as Political Islam, is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political as well as personal life." Islamism is a controversial concept not just because it posits a political role for Islam but also because its most extreme advocates believe their Islamic views are superior to all others', and that the contrary idea that Islam is, or can be, apolitical is an error.

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Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey is an island off the northern coast of Kent, England in the Thames Estuary, some to the east of London.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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ITN

Independent Television News (ITN) is a British-based news and content provider.

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ITV (TV channel)

ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom.

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John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan

John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan (born 8 May 1947) is a British Labour Party politician.

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John Stevens, Baron Stevens of Kirkwhelpington

John Arthur Stevens, Baron Stevens of Kirkwhelpington KStJ QPM DL FRSA, Kt. (born 21 October 1942) was Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (head of the Metropolitan Police Service) from 2000 until 2005.

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King's Cross St. Pancras tube station

King's Cross St.

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Kings Cross, London

King's Cross (also Kings Cross) is an inner city area of London, England, 2.5 miles (4.8 km) north of Charing Cross.

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Lahore

Lahore (ALA-LC:; لہور, لاہور ALA-LC) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, the second largest metropolitan area in the country and 16th most populous city in the world.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.

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Leicester railway station

Leicester railway station, (formerly Leicester London Road), is a railway station serving the city of Leicester in Leicestershire, England.

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List of bus routes in London

This is a list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in London, United Kingdom, as well as commercial services that enter the Greater London area (except coaches).

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Liverpool Street station

Liverpool Street, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London.

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London Buses route 30

London Buses route 30 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England.

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London King's Cross railway station

King's Cross railway station is a major London railway terminus which opened in 1852 on the northern edge of central London.

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London Paddington station

Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in Paddington.

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London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in the City of London in the United Kingdom.

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London Underground

The London Underground (also known as the Tube or simply the Underground) is a public rapid transit system serving a large part of Greater London and parts of the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Essex.

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London Underground 1973 Stock

The 1973 Tube Stock is a class of deep-level train that operates on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground.

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London Underground C69 and C77 Stock

The C Stock,consisting of C69 and C77 stock, was a class of rolling stock used on London Underground's Circle, Hammersmith & City and District lines between 28 September 1970 and 29 June 2014.

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London Underground code alert

A London Underground code alert is a warning issued by a London Underground Line Controller (who oversees the running of a line in conjunction with the signal operator) over the radio system giving both train and station staff information about a potential problem.

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Londonistan (term)

Londonistan is a pejorative sobriquet in use by parts of the media referring to the British capital of London and the British Government's tolerance of the presence of various Islamic groups in London and other major cities of Britain as long as they carry out their controversial agendas, ideologies or terror campaigns outside Britain.

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Luton

Luton is a large town, borough and unitary authority area of Bedfordshire, England.

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Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport, is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England.

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Manchester Evening News

The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch and London landmark.

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Mass murder

Mass murder (sometimes interchangeable with "mass destruction") is the act of murdering many people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time.

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Mayor of London

The Mayor of London is an elected politician who, along with the London Assembly of 25 members, is accountable for the strategic government of Greater London.

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Meir Dagan

Aluf Meir Dagan (מאיר דגן; born 30 January 1945) is a former Israel Defense Forces officer and former Director of Mossad.

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Metropolitan line

The Metropolitan line is a London Underground service that connects Aldgate in the City of London, the capital's financial heart, with Amersham and Chesham in Buckinghamshire, with branches to Watford and Uxbridge.

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Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (abbreviated to MPS and widely known informally as "the Met") is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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MI5

The Security Service, commonly known as MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS; also known as MI6) focused on foreign threats, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).

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Midland Mainline

Midland Mainline was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated the Midland Main Line franchise from April 1996 until November 2007.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government, and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Mohammad Sidique Khan

Mohammad Sidique Khan (20 October 1974 — 7 July 2005) was the oldest of the four homegrown suicide bombers and believed to be the leader responsible for the 7 July 2005 London bombings, in which bombs were detonated on three London Underground trains and one bus in central London suicide attacks, killing 56 people including the attackers and injured over 700.

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Moorgate station

Moorgate, also known as London Moorgate, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station on Moorgate in the City of London.

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Mossad

Mossad (הַמוֹסָד,; الموساد,; literally meaning "the Institute"), short for (המוסד למודיעין ולתפקידים מיוחדים, meaning "Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations"; الموساد للاستخبارات والمهام الخاصة), is the national intelligence agency of Israel.

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Muhammad Naeem Noor Khan

Muhammad Naeem Noor Khan (Urdu: محمد نعيم نور خان, born 1979) is an alleged Al-Qaeda operative and computer expert.

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Murder of Lee Rigby

On the afternoon of 22 May 2013, a British Army soldier, Fusilier Lee Rigby of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, was attacked and killed by Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich, southeast London.

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Muslim Association of Britain

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) is a British Muslim organisation founded in 1997.

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My Country, 'Tis of Thee

"My Country, 'Tis of Thee", also known as "America", is an American patriotic song, whose lyrics were written by Samuel Francis Smith.

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NASDAQ

The NASDAQ Stock Market, commonly known as the NASDAQ (currently stylized as Nasdaq), is an American/Canadian stock exchange.

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National Grid plc

National Grid plc is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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News International phone hacking scandal

The News International phone-hacking scandal is a controversy involving the now defunct News of the World and other British newspapers published by News International, a subsidiary of the then News Corporation.

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News of the World

The News of the World was a national red top newspaper published in the United Kingdom from 1843 to 2011.

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Newsweek

Newsweek is an American weekly news magazine founded in 1933.

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Nicolas Sarkozy

Nicolas Sarkozy (born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa; 28 January 1955) is a French politician who served as the President of France and Co-prince of Andorra from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012.

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Northeast blackout of 2003

The Northeast blackout of 2003 was a widespread power outage that occurred throughout parts of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and the Canadian province of Ontario on Thursday, August 14, 2003, just after 4:10 p.m. EDT.

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Northern line

The Northern line is a London Underground line, coloured black on the Tube map.

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Northwest Airlines Flight 253

Northwest Airlines Flight 253 was an international passenger flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands, to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Michigan, United States.

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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, England, south of Sheffield and north of Leicester.

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Omar Bakri Muhammad

Omar Bakri Muhammad (عمر بکری فستق; born Omar Bakri Fostock in 1958) is an Islamist 'militant' leader who was instrumental in developing Hizb ut-Tahrir in the United Kingdom before leaving the group and heading another Islamist organisation, Al-Muhajiroun, until its disbandment in 2004.

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxides are organic compounds containing the peroxide functional group (ROOR').

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Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden (أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن,; March 10, 1957 May 2, 2011) was the founder of al-Qaeda, the organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Pan Am Flight 103

Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit, via London and New York.

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Panic selling

Panic selling is a wide-scale selling of an investment which causes a sharp decline in prices.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the UK Parliament or the British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories.

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Público (Portugal)

Público (meaning Public in English) is a Portuguese daily national newspaper published in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Peter Clarke (police officer)

Peter John Michael Clarke, CVO, OBE, QPM (born 27 July 1955) is a retired senior police officer with London's Metropolitan Police most notably having served as a Deputy Assistant Commissioner with the Specialist Operations directorate, commanding the Counter Terrorism Command.

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Peter Power (crisis management specialist)

Peter Power is a British crisis management specialist and has advised many organisations in his area of speciality.

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Peterborough railway station

Peterborough railway station serves the city of Peterborough, within Cambridgeshire, England.

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Piccadilly line

The Piccadilly line is a line of the London Underground, coloured dark blue on the Tube map.

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Plastic explosive

Plastic explosive is a soft and hand moldable solid form of explosive material.

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Pool Re

Pool Reinsurance Company Limited, also known as Pool Re, was set up in 1993 by the insurance industry in cooperation with the UK Government in the wake of the IRA bombing of the Baltic Exchange in 1992.

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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President of France

The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française), is the executive head of state of the French Fifth Republic.

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Prophets and messengers in Islam

Prophets in Islam (الأنبياء في الإسلام) include "messengers" (rasul, pl. rusul), bringers of a divine revelation via an angel;Shaatri, A. I. (2007).

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Rashid Rauf

Rashid Rauf (ca. 1981 – 22 November 2008) was an alleged Al-Qaeda operative.

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Reinsurance

Reinsurance is insurance that is purchased by an insurance company (the "ceding company" or "cedent" or "cedant" under the arrangement) from one or more other insurance companies (the "reinsurer") directly or through a broker as a means of risk management, sometimes in practice including tax mitigation and other reasons described below.

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Religious conversion

Religious conversion is the adoption of a set of beliefs identified with one particular religious denomination to the exclusion of others.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England.

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Rough Music: Blair, Bombs, Baghdad, London, Terror

Rough Music: Blair, Bombs, Baghdad, London, Terror is a 2005 book by British-Pakistani writer, journalist, political activist and historian Tariq Ali.

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Royal Palace of Madrid

The Palacio Real de Madrid (literally: Royal Palace of Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but is only used for state ceremonies.

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Russell Square tube station

Russell Square is a London Underground station on Bernard Street, Bloomsbury in the London Borough of Camden.

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S&P 500 Index

The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.

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Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, the territorial police force responsible for policing most of London.

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Sejm

The Sejm of the Republic of Poland (Sejm Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is the lower house of the Polish parliament.

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Selly Oak

Selly Oak is an industrial and residential area that was in Worcestershire until the creation of Greater Birmingham in 1911.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11)9/11 is pronounced "nine eleven".

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Shadow Home Secretary

In British politics, the Shadow Home Secretary is the person within the shadow cabinet who 'shadows' the Home Secretary; this effectively means scrutinising government policy on home affairs including policing, national security, immigration, the criminal justice system, the prison service, and matters of citizenship.

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Shehzad Tanweer

Shehzad Tanweer (15 December 1982 – 7 July 2005) was one of four men who detonated explosives in three trains on the London Underground and one bus in central London during the 7 July 2005 London bombing.

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Silvan Shalom

Zion Silvan Shalom (ציון סילבן שלום, born 4 August 1958) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.

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Sky News

Sky News is a 24-hour international, multi-media news operation based in Britain.

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Source (journalism)

In journalism, a source is a person, publication, or other record or document that gives timely information.

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Southampton

Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated south-west of London and north-west of Portsmouth.

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Spanish Royal Family

The Spanish Royal Family consists of the present king, the queen consort, their children and their parents.

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Specialist Firearms Command

Specialist Crime and Operations Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19) (previously known as SO19 and then CO19) is a Specialist Crime & Operations branch within Greater London's Metropolitan Police Service.

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St Pancras railway station

St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and since 2007 as St Pancras International,, released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request at Whatdotheyknow.com retrieved 2 December 2008.

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church church of the Diocese of London.

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Stagecoach London

Stagecoach London is a bus operator in London.

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State of Palestine

The State of Palestine (دولة فلسطين), also known simply as Palestine, is a partially recognized ''de jure'' state in the Middle East.

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Stop the War Coalition

The Stop the War Coalition (StWC; informally just Stop the War) is a United Kingdom group established on 21 September 2001 to campaign against what it believes are unjust wars.

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Suicide attack

A suicide attack is a violent attack in which the attacker intends to destroy property or kill other people and expects to die in the process.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore.

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Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali (Punjabi, طارق علی; born 21 October 1943) is a British Pakistani writer, journalist, and filmmaker.

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Tavistock Square

Tavistock Square is a public square in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תל־אביב, تل أبيب) or Tel Aviv-Yafo (תל אביב-יפו) is the second most populous city in Israel after Jerusalem.

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Terabyte

The terabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Terrorism

Terrorism is any act designed to cause terror.

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The Conspiracy Files

The Conspiracy Files is a British documentary television series broadcast on BBC Two, investigating various modern-day conspiracy theories.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Sun (United Kingdom)

The Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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Thornhill, West Yorkshire

Thornhill, is a village in Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England.

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Tom Ridge

Thomas Joseph "Tom" Ridge (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician who served as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security from 2001 to 2003, and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005.

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Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British Labour Party politician, who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.

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Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for most aspects of the transport system in Greater London in England, formerly named "London Transport" (LT).

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Transport in London

London has an extensive and developed transport network which includes both private and public services.

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Trial of Michael Jackson

People v. Jackson (full case name: 1133603: The People of the State of California v. Michael Joseph Jackson) was a 2005 trial involving American recording artist Michael Jackson.

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Tunnel

A tunnel is an underground or underwater passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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UK Threat Levels

The UK Threat Levels are the alert states that have been in use since 1 August 2006 by the British government to warn of forms of terrorist activity.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Secretary of Homeland Security

The United States Secretary of Homeland Security is the head of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body concerned with protecting the U.S. and the safety of U.S. citizens.

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Urban resilience

Urban resilience is defined as the “capability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from significant multi-hazard threats with minimum damage to public safety and health, the economy, and security" of a given urban area.

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UTC+01:00

UTC+01:00 is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Victoria line

The Victoria line is a deep-level London Underground route running from Brixton in the south in Zone 2 to Walthamstow Central in the north-east in Zone 3 of London.

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Vincent Cannistraro

Vincent Cannistraro was Director of Intelligence Programs for the United States National Security Council (NSC) from 1984 to 1987; Special assistant for Intelligence in the Office of the Secretary of Defense until 1988; and Chief of Operations and Analysis at the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Counterterrorist Center until 1991.

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Vodafone

Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire.

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Voltage spike

In electrical engineering, spikes are fast, short duration electrical transients in voltage (voltage spikes), current (current spikes), or transferred energy (energy spikes) in an electrical circuit.

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War on Terror

The War on Terror (WoT), also known as the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), refers to the international military campaign that started after the September 11 attacks on the United States.

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West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing West Yorkshire in England.

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Whitechapel station

Whitechapel is a London Underground and London Overground station on Whitechapel Road in the Whitechapel neighbourhood of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the East End of London, England.

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World economy

The world economy or global economy is the economy of the world, considered as an international exchange of goods and services.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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2003 invasion of Iraq

The 2003 Invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States (prior to 19 March, the mission in Iraq was called Operation Enduring Freedom, a carryover from the War in Afghanistan).

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2003 London blackout

The 2003 London blackout was a serious power outage that occurred in parts of southern London and north-west Kent on 28 August 2003.

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2004 Madrid train bombings

The 2004 Madrid train bombings (also known in Spain as 11-M) were nearly simultaneous, coordinated bombings against the Cercanías commuter train system of Madrid, Spain, on the morning of 11 March 2004 – three days before Spain's general elections and two and a half years after the September 11 attacks in the United States.

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2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 76th playing of the midseason exhibition baseball game between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball.

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2006 Ontario terrorism plot

The 2006 Ontario terrorism case refers to the plotting of a series of attacks against targets in Southern Ontario, Canada, and the June 2, 2006, counter-terrorism raids in and around the Greater Toronto Area that resulted in the arrest of 18 people (the "Toronto 18").

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2007 Fort Dix attack plot

The 2007 Fort Dix attack plot involved a group of six radical Islamist men who conspired to stage an attack against U.S. Military personnel stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

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2007 London car bombs

On 29 June 2007, in London, two car bombs were discovered and disabled before they could be detonated.

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2009 Fort Hood shooting

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2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of Friday 27 July in the Olympic Stadium, London.

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21 July 2005 London bombings

On Thursday 21 July 2005, four attempted bomb attacks disrupted part of London's public transport system two weeks after the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

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7 July Memorial

The 7 July Memorial is a permanent memorial to the 52 victims of the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

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7/7 Ripple Effect

7/7 Ripple Effect is a 57-minute homemade film produced and narrated under the anonymous pseudonym "Muad'Dib", later named by the BBC as conspiracy theorist John Hill.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_July_2005_London_bombings

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