On June 28, 2013 a Ukrainian-born far right terrorist living in the UK detonated an IED outside a mosque in Wolverhampton
On May 22, 2013 two jihadis ran over a UK veteran of the Afghan War in Woolwich and tried to decapitate him.
On May 5, 1881 Fenians exploded a bomb at the Chester Barracks in Chester, England: there were no casualties
On April 30, 1980 six gunmen seized the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 21 hostages, two of whom they killed
On this day in 1986, Irishwoman Ann-Marie Murphy was arrested at Heathrow Airport in London by El Al Airlines security as she tried to board one of their planes to Israel. In a false bottom of Murphy’s bag, the security agent found 10 pounds of plastic explosives and a calculator rigged to act as a detonator.
On this day in 1992, the PIRA detonated a one-ton homemade bomb hidden in a white van in front of the Baltic Exchange building at the heart of London’s financial district.
On this day in 1993 two bombs planted in litter bins on a busy shopping street in Warrington detonated within minutes of each other, killing two children.
On this day in 2016 an Islamist extremist in Rochdale, UK bludgeoned to death an imam he believed was performing “black magic”