Terror arrests at Heathrow

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command 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.

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Britons to be questioned over kidnap in Syria

Two Britons arrested on terrorism charges at Heathrow Airport are suspected of involvement in the kidnap of a British photographer in Syria.

Scotland Yard has confirmed that the pair - who were detained at the airport after arriving on a flight from Egypt last night - will be questioned over the abduction of John Cantile.

He was held for a week in Syria, after being abducted together with a Dutch photographer.

Mr Cantlie said that one of his captors had claimed to be an NHS doctor, telling the Daily Mail that he had a south London accent and had used saline drips with NHS logos on them. The pair of photojournalists eventually managed to escape with the help of rebel fighters.


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