A hotline set up by Scotland Yard has fielded a staggering 16,532 phone calls in just 18 months.

It means police in London are dealing with a different terror-related concern 30 times a day.

Freedom of Information figures seen by the Daily Star Sunday also reveal 451 emergency 999 calls about terrorism in just five months last year.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.