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Bedfordshire: Woman arrested on suspicion of terror offences released on bail

A 25-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of terror offences linked to Syria has been released on bail.

The woman was detained yesterday in Bedfordshire by officers from Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts.

She has been bailed to return on a date in early February pending further inquiries, Scotland Yard said.

A 32-year-old man was also held in London yesterday on suspicion of attending a place used for terrorist training and remains in custody.

Police have been searching two addresses in Bedfordshire, and addresses in west London and south west London as part of their probe.

The arrests are the latest in a string of police raids on people living in Britain suspected of terror offences linked to the bloody conflict in Syria.

Dog shot with a crossbow: Watch our report

Ziggy the dog who was millimetres from death after being shot in the head with a crossbow bolt is recovering from his ordeal.

The 2-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found in woodland near Peterborough yesterday morning.

Remarkably he survived the shot and is set to make a full recovery.

Click below to watch our report from Sarah Cooper


UK's largest pumpkin touring Ipswich

What's being hailed as the UK's largest pumpkin has been touring Ipswich.

The giant pumpkin in Ipswich Credit: ITV Anglia

Weighing the same as a small car the proud owners are enjoying showing off what they say is the UK's largest heavyweight pumpkin, it weighs in at 1,884lb

The pumpkin is so large it had to be carried on a trailer Credit: ITV Anglia

Plans for the road trip were nearly scrapped when the giant fruit wouldn't fit in any vehicles so it's being transported on a trailer

The pumpkin travelled through Ipswich Credit: ITV Anglia

After the tour it will be carved by artist Janie Pirie in Suffolk and then it'll be on show at Jimmy's Farm and the seeds are expected to be harvested by owners Thompson and Morgan for next year.

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