The system for monitoring suspected terrorists in Britain is to be strengthened to include restrictions on where they can live, David Cameron announced today. In a Commons statement unveiling new anti-terror laws to combat the threat from Isis, the Prime Minister also announced that police would be given temporary new powers to seize the passports of suspected terrorists at the border so they could carry out further inquiries into them. Read more >>
The cartoon by Matt from the Daily Telegraph shows a pair of Jihadis somewhere in Syria. One of them is preparing to return to the UK, and the other gives him (or her?) a straw donkey and a sombrero, saying, "Now when you return to the UK nobody will supect you've been fighting in Syria."
The straw donkey and sombrero are typical souvenirs brought back by British tourists who go to Spain for their holidays. The joke is that the 'terrorist' is still wearing a burqa, so the ploy is unlikely to work!