1. German migration and integration board member fed up with Muslim gang violence
2. Russia security agency uncovers IS attack plot, detains two
Russia's top domestic security said Thursday it has detained two suspects from ex-Soviet Central Asia accused of plotting attacks on civilians in Moscow on behalf of the Islamic State group.
The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said the suspects were preparing to launch the attacks on Friday, the beginning of the school year in Russia.
The agency said one of the suspects was planning to carry out a suicide bombing. It said a powerful homemade explosive device was found at his apartment.
3. Police officer injured in Stockholm “knife attack”
Stockholm Police have launched a preliminary investigation into attempted murder after an officer was injured in an attack at the Medborgarplatsen square, provoking a major police operation.
The incident occurred at around 10.40am on Thursday. A police officer at the scene told The Local that another officer was attacked with a knife at the busy square in Stockholm's Södermalm district. […]
It is not uncommon to see police patrols at Björns Trädgård, but there has been an increased police presence recently after a demonstration against deportations to Afghanistan was relocated there from another part of central Stockholm.”
Although there were witnesses, there is no witness description of events, the attackers or what they may have shouted as they attempted to stab the police.
4. Judge orders Muslim convert to stand: “This is Not a Court of Religion”
A man accused of preaching strict sharia law on London’s Oxford Street has been ordered to stand in court by a judge after saying he only answered to Allah.
Appearing at Southwark Crown Court, Ricardo McFarlane told the usher he would not stand for “any man”, The Times reports.
When Judge Martin Beddoe entered the court and noticed Mr. McFarlane had remained seated in the dock, he told him to get up, adding: “This is not a court of religion.”
Mr. McFarlane, a former associate of convicted Islamic State recruiter Anjem Choudary, was given an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) in 2014 for threatening non-Muslims as part of a self-styled Muslim patrol gang.
5. Security chief: Britain home to 35,000 Islamist fanatics
BRITAIN is home to up to 35,000 fanatical Islamists - with 3,000 of them “worrying” MI5, Europe’s top anti-terrorism official said today.
European Union's counter-terrorism co-ordinator Gilles de Kerchove singled out the UK as having more radicalised muslims than any other country in Europe.
Mr de Kerchove also warned Islamic State will attempt a cyber-attack on nuclear power stations or air traffic control systems within five years - possibly by paying Russian hackers to break into vital computer systems.
The official, who is in regular contact with security services, as well as terror experts and governments around Europe, said: “The United Kingdom has identified 20,000 to 35,000 radicals.