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Watching 'beheading' video may be a terrorism offence

The Metropolitan Police has warned that watching or downloading an Islamic State video that purports to show the beheading of a US journalist could constitute a terrorism offence.

We would like to remind the public that viewing, downloading or disseminating extremist material within the UK may constitute an offence under Terrorism legislation.

– Metropolitan Police

Rennard 'should not be involved in elections at any level'

One of the alleged victims of Lord Rennard has said she she does not think he should be involved in parliament "at any level beyond being a member of the House of Lords".

Former Lib Dem activist Susan Gaszczak, who quit the party after claiming Rennard made sexual advances towards her, said she had been given "private assurances" he would not play any part in the 2015 elections.


YouTube to 'terminate accounts promoting IS ideology'

YouTube has said it will terminate any account used to promote the ideology of terrorism, as social media users were urged to stop sharing a video appearing to show the murder of James Foley.

Twitter's chief executive earlier said the site will suspend any user found to be posting graphic images linked to the journalist's death.

YouTube has clear policies that prohibit content like gratuitous violence, hate speech and incitement to commit violent acts, and we remove videos violating these policies when flagged by our users. We also terminate any account registered by a member of a designated foreign terrorist organisation and used in an official capacity to further its interests.

– YouTube spokesman

Two nurses arrested at Princess of Wales hospital

Two nurses from the Princess of Wales hospital in Bridgend in south Wales have been arrested in connection with allegations about the treatment of patients.

Both of the female nurses, who are aged 29 and 40, were already suspended by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board as part of an investigation into falsification of entries in patients’ notes.


BREAK: 2 nurses from the Princess of Wales hospital in Bridgend have been arrested... More to follow


Total number of nurses from POW in Bridgend who've been arrested is now 5.


Latest nurse arrests relate to allegations over the treatment of patients on Ward2 at the Princess of Wales hospital in Bridgend

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