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Mum jailed for over five years for trying to take family to 'join IS'

A mother from Bradford has been sentenced to five years and four months for trying to take her two children to Syria.

The woman who can not be named to protect the identity of her children was stopped by the authorities in Turkey after her husband alerted police here.

She had left home saying she was taking the children to a birthday party.

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Police brief teachers how to spot signs of radicalisation

Preventing young people from being groomed into terrorism - will become the responsibility of schools and colleges for the first time from next week.

The subject has become more prominent after a Yorkshire family left their home on a pilgrimage and then fled to Syria.

Today, the counter terrorism and extremism team from Humberside Police has been briefing teachers and lecturers about their new responsibilities, and how to spot the signs of those being radicalised.

Michael Billington was at one of the briefings this afternoon:

Terrorism plot couple to be sentenced

Mohammed Sajid Khan Credit: Calendar news

A Bradford man and his wife will be sentenced today on terrorism charges. Thirty three year old Mohammed Sajid Khan and his thirty eight year old wife Shasta are believed to have been about to build an explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

They will be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court.

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Bradford terror plot man to be sentenced tomorrow

Mohammed Sajid Khan, from Bradford, along with his wife Shasta Khan, has been convicted of taking part in a terrorism plot. He pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing - his wife was found guilty today.

The couple are believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

However, their plot was prevented by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit. The couple, of Foster Street, Oldham, are now due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow.

Bradford man guilty of terrorism

Mohammed Sajid Khan from Bradford is believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

Between March and July 2011, he and his wife began to access online bomb-making manuals and bought products which could be used to build an explosive device.

His plot, planned with his wife Shasta Khan, was discovered by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit.

They are due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow. Mohammed Sajid Khan pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing.

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