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Internet dating couple jailed after plotting foiled terror attack on Britain

A couple who plotted an Islamic State-inspired attack on Britain with a home-made bomb and ricin poison attack, after meeting on a dating website, have been jailed.

Sudanese asylum seeker Munir Mohammed volunteered for a "lone wolf" UK mission in a Facebook chat with an IS commander.

He enlisted pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan to help find ingredients for a bomb after seeking her out on dating website.

At the time of his arrest in December 2016, Mohammed had two of the three components for TATP explosives as well as manuals on how to make bombs and ricin poison.

Mohammed, who lived in Derby, and mother-of-two El-Hassan, were found guilty of preparing terrorist acts between November 2015 and December 2016.

Judge Michael Topolski QC sentenced Mohammed to life with a minimum of 14 years.

El-Hassan was jailed for 12 years plus five years on extended licence.