Britain braces itself for fresh Republican campaign?

Following up on a front page story in the Observer yesterday, the Guardian has discovered that MI5 has raised the threat of violence from Republican paramilitary groups to “substantial” – one category below the perceived threat from Islamist groups linked to, or inspired by, al-Qaida.

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