Terrorism suspects arrested

The suspects were arrested after arriving at Heathrow Airport Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Counter Terrorism officers have arrested a 26-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.They were arrested last night after arriving on a flight into Heathrow Airport and taken to a central London police station where they currently remain in custody.

The arrests form part of an investigation into travel to Syria in support of alleged terrorist activity. Police are now searching two addresses in east London.