Chemistry teacher Jamshed Javeed, who wanted to travel to Syria to fight with Islamic State, has been jailed for six years.
Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor has said he is assisting police with its enquiries but continued to deny being part of a "rent boy ring".
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Operation Midlands have been searching his home, which is located within the grounds of Belvoir Castle, near Grantham, Leicestershire, as part of an investigation into historical child sex claims.
Earlier in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programme,Mr Proctor denied attending sex parties with other MPs in the 1970s and 1980s and said he knew nothing of an alleged VIP paedophile ring in Westminster.
Addressing the media later, Mr Proctor continued to deny the allegations saying: "I have nothing to add to this Kafka-esque fantasy".
Canada has confirmed that one of its citizens has been detained in North Korea, the man's family have said.
Canadian officials told Reverand Hyeon Soo Lim's family that North Korea had confirmed his detention.
Reverand Lim is a Pastor in the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, and it is reported he was on a humanitarian trip to North Korea, where he supports a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage.
A spokeswoman said the family and the church community are asking fellow Canadians and the international community to continue praying for his release and safe return home.
As the Eastern United States prepares for an exceptionally heavy snowfall, a Pennsylvania Game Commission webcam has caught a Bald Eagle sheltering its eggs from the cold.
Reuters reports that over 1,600 flights were cancelled overnight as up to a foot (30 cm) of snow on parts of the eastern US throughout today.
50 Cent is planning to place an extravagant £1m bet on Floyd Mayweather beating Manny Pacquiao in May's pound-for-pound blockbuster.
The most eagerly anticipated fight in boxing history has finally been scheduled for May 2nd following years of speculation and failed negotiations.
In an interview alongside G Unit members Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks, the rapper - who used to form part of Mayweather's 'Money Team' - told Power 105.1's 'The Breakfast Club' about the extraordinary seven figure wager, which could return a tidy profit of £500,000.
"I got champ [Mayweather]. Champ gonna smoke him. It's gonna look like look like [the fight] was pumped up for no reason," he said.
When asked whether he would bet on the fight, 50 Cent replied: "Probably like $1.6m [just over £1m]."
Papiss Cisse has apologised for this part in the spitting incident involving Jonny Evans on Wednesday.
The Newcastle striker said he spat in retaliation to something Evans had done and regrets letting the club down.
The man who slashed the US Ambassador to South Korea on the face and wrist with a ten inch knife called for the two rival Koreas to be unified, police have said.
The man, who South Korean police identified as 55-year-old Kim Ki-jong - screamed during the attack on Mark Lippert: "South and North Korea should be reunified."
The Associated Press reports that one witness, Ahn Yang-ok, the head of the Korean Federation of Teachers' Associations, told Korean TV that Mr Lippert had just been seated for breakfast ahead of the lecture organised by the Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation when a man ran toward the ambassador from a nearby table.
A separate witness also said that as Mr Lippert stood up for a handshake, the suspect wrestled the ambassador to the ground and slashed him with a knife.
Police have been given more time to question five people arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with the murder of Becky Watts.
The four men and one woman, all in their twenties, were arrested on Monday after detectives discovered body parts at an address in Barton Hill in Bristol.
All five suspects remain in custody.
Roy Keane has been ordered to appear in court following an alleged road rage incident involving a taxi driver in January.
The Republic of Ireland assistant manager is said to have entered into an altercation in Altrincham town centre on the morning of January 30th.
A statement from Greater Manchester Police today confirmed:
Jonny Evans said he did not spit at Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse during their match on Wednesday.
The Senegalese international complained about the Manchester United defender's actions, but Evans strenuously denies the allegation.