7/7 ten years on: How did the London bombings change Britain?
CommonSpace looks at the changing political landscape in Britain in terms of security, civil liberties, Islamophobia, racism and foreign policy since the 7/7 London bombings, 10 years ago today
THE London bombings on this day 10 years ago sent a shockwave through British society. It was the biggest terrorist attack on British territory since the Lockerbie bombing in 1988, with 52 killed and over 700 injured. "Let no one be in doubt," Tony Blair said shortly after 7/7, "the rules of the game have changed."