MI5 and police ‘thwart plot to assassinate Theresa May’


Joint operation allegedly uncovers terrorists’ plan to bomb way into Downing Street and then kill PM.

Security officials believe they have thwarted an alleged plot to assassinate Theresa May by terrorists who would first bomb their way into Downing Street and then kill the prime minister, it has emerged.

Two men were arrested last week following a joint operation by MI5, the UK’s counter-terrorism security service, and police.

Security officials believe the alleged Islamist plot is the ninth to have been thwarted since March this year. Continue reading.