9 July 2014
Two Birmingham men pleaded guilty to terrorism offences after a family member reported them to the police. Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed had travelled to Syria to link up with extremists, and admitted to preparing to carry out acts of terrorism. Both were given an extended sentence of 17 years and eight months.
26 February 2014
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale were jailed for life for the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby. Adebolajo was handed a whole life tariff, while Adebowale was given life with a minimum term of 45 years.