Islamic State jihadists are reportedly plotting more than 20 terror attacks on British soil as a follow-up from the deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels. Officials at security service MI5 suspect that more than 50 extremists among the 450 or so currently living in the UK could be actively planning attacks, with intelligence officers tracking up to 25 serious plots.

However, The Mirror reports that security chiefs are still concerned “sleeper cells” could be waiting orders to launch attacks at any moment without warning. A former intelligence officer told the paper: “Everyone in the counter-terrorism community believes an attack in Britain will take place. READ MORE