British Prime Minister David Cameron wants London to become center of Islamic finance. On the opening day of the World Islamic Economic Forum, he announced an new Islamic Index for the London Stock Exchange and Britain's first Islamic bond.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
A man has driven a van into a group of Muslims in London, leaving one person dead and several more injured. His crime is a betrayal of European ideals, says DW’s Kersten Knipp.
After a vehicle drove into pedestrians near a mosque in north London, killing at least one person, Prime Minister Theresa May said the attacker had acted alone. The UK will look at increased security for mosques.
Police now say at least seven people have died and dozens of others have been injured in attacks on London Bridge and in Borough Market. Three attackers in a van mowed down pedestrians before starting a stabbing spree.
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