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Former boxer Anthony Small charged with terror offence

Small held both the British and Commonwealth belts at light middleweight. Credit: PA

Former British boxing champion Anthony Small has been charged with encouraging terrorism.

The 36-year-old Muslim convert is accused of encouraging acts of terrorism after posting a video on social media in September 2016, the Metropolitan Police said.

Small, from south-east London, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Wednesday.