Police chief urges terror rethink

Britain’s most senior police chief has called for new laws to combat terrorist conspiracies, saying the UK is being targeted by al-Qaeda.

Sir Ian Blair, Metropolitan Police Commissioner, said ID cards should be given more consideration, as should iris recognition technology.

He told BBC One’s Breakfast With Frost: “There’s real clarity now that al-Qaeda affiliates are targeting Britain.”

His comments come after ricin plotter Kamel Bourgass was jailed for life. Full Story

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