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Bradford man charged with terror offences

A 38-year-old man from Bradford has been charged with terrorism offences following an investigation by the North East counter Terrorism Unit.

The investigation relates to posts made on social media sites Credit: Press Association

Sagheer Hussain has been charged with three offences of Disseminating Terrorist Publications, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

He will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Hussain was arrested by officers from the CTU on January 14, 2016. A residential property in Bradford was searched in connection with this inquiry.

This investigation relates to posts made on social media sites.

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Bantams agree new loan deal for Josh Cullen

Bradford have re-signed midfielder Josh Cullen on a five month loan deal from West Ham United.

The Irishman, 20, initially joined the Bantams on loan in February for a spell which was extended to the end of last season.

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Authority to discuss Bradford HS3 plans

Bradford city centre Credit: Press Association

Plans for the HS3 route to go through Bradford will be discussed at a meeting today. West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has issued a report which calls on Transport for the North (TfN) to include additional stops in its plans for HS3, including one in Bradford city centre.

The proposal, which has been welcomed by business and community leaders in the city, will be discussed at the WYCA meeting today.

HS3 is expected to cut journey times between Manchester and Leeds from 49 minutes to 30 minutes.

Pakistan police launch murder investigation into Bradford woman death

It's understood police in Pakistan have launched a murder inquiry following the sudden death of a Bradford woman in Pakistan - although no arrests have been made.

Samia Shahid, 28, died last week in northern Punjab

28-year-old Samia Shahid died after going to visit a sick relative in the northern Punjab last week. She was buried soon afterwards. Bradford West MP Naz Shah has called for her body to be exhumed.

Samia's second husband speaking to Calendar on the phone - claims it was a honour killing - something Samia's family have firmly denied.

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