Knives on Downing Street

TOTTENHAM

An al-Qaeda bomb-maker was caught with knives near the Downing Street gates just hours after he was reported to police by his mother, a court heard. Khalid Ali, 28, was planning to stab police officers and politicians when he was arrested in Whitehall on 27 April last year, it is claimed. The Old Bailey heard he had not long returned to the UK after spending five years building bombs in Afghanistan. Jurors were today (tues) told that Ali’s mother called…

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