Van hire company did not check on terrorists

A convicted terrorist could hire a van without their extremist record being flagged to security services or the rental company, the London Bridge inquest heard. Eight people were killed when Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22, drove a van into pedestrians and stabbed others to death in the London Bridge area on 3 June 2017. Since the attack, representatives of car hire firms and the Department for Transport have developed a voluntary scheme in a bid…

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