On December 23rd the BBC News website published an article titled “Germany arrests two on terror charges” in which readers were informed that:
“Two men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning an attack on a shopping centre in Oberhausen near the Dutch border, police say. […]
It is not yet known how advanced the preparations for the attack were, or if others were involved, the statement said.”
(The two men were subsequently released)
An additional article – headlined “Melbourne Christmas Day ‘terror attack’ foiled, say Australia police” – also appeared on the BBC News website on the same day.
“Australian police have foiled a major terror attack in Melbourne on Christmas Day, officials say. […]
The plot involved the use of explosives and other weapons, police say.
The alleged targets included high-profile locations around Melbourne, such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Federation…
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