Britain unveils £5m plan to combat 'poison' of extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives to take part in a European Union (EU) summit at the European Council in Brussels on October 15, 2015Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday pledged £5.0 million to root out the “poison” of extremists like Islamic State (IS) that target the alienated and vulnerable in British communities. The pledge came on the eve of the launch of the Conservative government’s counter-extremism strategy, which will also include a broader crackdown on extremist content online. There is also set to be a clampdown on extremism in prisons and universities, and incentives for schools to integrate pupils better.

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