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Oasis Facebook post prompts reunion rumours

Noel and Liam Gallagher Credit: PA

The rumour mill has gone into overdrive after a mysterious video was posted on the Oasis Facebook page.

The band famously split back in 2009 after a falling out between brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher but a six second clip with the legend '26th Feb 9am' posted on their fan page last night has sparked a whirlwind of speculation.

See the video here.

Facebook 'fantasist' jailed over terror offences

Craig Slee Credit: GMP

A man who set up a Facebook account to upload terrorist propaganda, including pictures of beheadings, has been jailed for five years.

42 year old Craig Slee from Preston, pleaded guilty encouraging terrorism, dissemination of terrorist publications and possession of a prohibited weapon.

Slee created a false identity and set up a Facebook page using the alter-ego 'Hashim X Shakur'. He was also the creator and administrator of another Facebook account called 'FB Mujahideen'.

He posted links to a communiqué by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and uploaded several videos, which included gruesome beheadings and Islamist terrorist propaganda material. He also chatted to other people inferring he was a member of the Taliban which is a complete fabrication.

Slee was arrested in July 2011 in Windermere. As part of the investigation, officers also recovered a can of CS gas from an address in Preston linked to Slee.

Detective Chief Superintendent Tony Mole, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, said: "It is clear that Slee was a total fantasist.

He had no links whatsoever to any terrorist organisations, was not a radical convert and there is no evidence whatsoever to suggest he engaged in any attack planning.

"The power of the Internet and social networking sites is vast and extends worldwide, so while Slee may not have been planning any sort of attack, he could easily have influenced someone else with the propaganda he was uploading.


Magistrate: April Jones Facebook posts 'despicable and abhorrent'

"We have listened to the evidence in what can only be described as a disgusting and despicable crime that the bench finds was completely abhorrent.

"The words and references used... are nothing less than shocking, so much so that no right thinking person in society should have communicated to them such fear and distress.

"The reason for the sentence is the seriousness of the offence, the public outrage that has been caused and we felt there was no other sentence this court could have passed which conveys to you the abhorrence that many in society feel this crime should receive."

– Bill Hudson, Chairman of the Magistrates bench