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40-year-old woman arrested at Gatwick for terrorism offences

The woman was arrested on Thursday (4th July).



Officers at Gatwick Airport arrested a 40-year-old woman at Gatwick airport on Thursday (July 4).

The woman, a Swedish national, was stopped by police officers at 2.13 pm under schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 after arriving on a flight from Italy.

She was subsequently arrested under Section 41 of Terrorism Act 2000 on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

She was detained and currently remains in police custody.

Enquiries continue.


Crawley school honoured to be visited by Holocaust survivor



Students from The Gatwick School were fascinated to hear from a survior from the Holocaust when he made a visit to the school earlier this week.

Survivor John Hajdu, who was born in 1937, came to the school to speak about his experience of the Holocaust in Budapest, Hungary.

His forty minute talk fascinated the students who were clearing moved by what he had to ssay.

The testimony was followed by a question and answer session to enable students to better understand the nature of the holocaust and to explore it’s lessons in more depth. 

The visit was part of the Holocaust Educational Trust Outreach Program

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