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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.


Trains disrupted after fire in Bradford

The fire broke out near Bradford Interchange Credit: @Craig_Conductor

Rail passengers are facing disruption on Northern services through Bradford Interchange because of a fire.

Journeys are suspended on the Halifax-to-Leeds route following the incident, involving a garage, on Edward Street outside the station.

Services between Halifax and Leeds are being diverted via Brighouse and Elland.

Passengers wanting travel from Bradford to Leeds are being advised to go to Bradford Foster Square.

Replacement buses are in place for services stopping at Low Moor, New Pudsey and Bramley.


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