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Teacher appears in court on Syria terror charges

A teacher from Manchester has appeared in court accused of planning to help others commit acts of terrorism linked to Syria.

Jamshed Javeed, 29, from Levenshulme, is charged with the intention of assisting others to commit acts of terrorism and engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention.

He was one of four people arrested at a property in Cringle Road in raids on Tuesday.

He was remanded in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

He will next appear at the Old Bailey on 4 April.

Man due in court accused of terror offences

A man from Manchester will appear in court accused of terror offences linked to Syria.

Jamshed Javeed, 29, was charged with the intention of assisting others to commit acts of terrorism and engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention, Greater Manchester Police said.

Javeed, of Cringle Road in Levenshulme, is due to appear at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Officers investigating a number of people suspected of being involved in travelling to, or supporting fighting in, war zones made four arrests on Tuesday.

Two men and a woman who were arrested alongside him remain in police custody for questioning, police said.

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Spanish terror suspect arrested in Liverpool

Raul Villota was arrested in Liverpool this morning Credit: Spanish Interior Ministry

According to a Spanish Interior Ministry statement, Villota, who is originally from Bilbao, has lived with false documents in the UK and has been "waiting for instructions" from Eta.

The Ministry says Villota was recruited in 1990 to join the legal Matalaz Command, under the Command Vizcaya.

Stockport man admits terror charge

A 34-year-old man has admitted possession of terrorist documents containing details of how to make explosives, poisons and mines.

Umer Farooq, from Stockport, appeared at the Old Bailey by videolink today and admitted 14 counts of possession of material that could be useful to a terrorist.

This included copies of al Qaida magazine Inspire, the Terrorist Handbook Of Explosives, and other documents about "homemade C4", guns with silencers, "home built mines" and "silent killing".

One computer file contained information about the collection of evidence at crime scenes, while another bore the title "Black medicine: the dark art of death".

Farooq, who is in Belmarsh prison, was remanded in custody until November 16 when he will be sentenced at the same court.

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