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Bradford man in court of terror charges

A 42-year-old old man from Bradford has appeared in court charged with two offences under the Terrorism Act following an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

Farooq Rashid of Ducy Crescent, Bradford, appeared before Westminster magistrates charged with one count of dissemination of a terrorist publication, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and one count of possessing a publication likely to be useful to a terrorist.

Rashid, who was arrested in October 2016 as part of an intelligence led inquiry, was remanded in custody.



MEP Jane Collins announces she is standing in UKIP leadership contest

The Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire MEP Jane Collins has announced she is standing in next month's UKIP leadership election.

MEP Jane Collins

Hers is one of eleven applications to be vetted next week - with ballot papers being issued to successful candidates on September 1st.

In February Ms Collins was ordered to pay a total of £358,000 in damages and costs after losing a long-running legal battle over remarks she made about Rotherham's three Labour MPs.

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