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Woman charged over 'bleach bottle'

A woman has been charged with administering a noxious substance with intent to endanger life after an 11-month-old boy was given a bottle feared to contain bleach, police said.

Elaine Joyner, 53, of Vaughan Williams Close in Deptford will appear in court later today, Scotland Yard said.

The toddler was with his mother and grandmother in McDonald's on Eltham High Street, south east London, when the incident happened at around 12.40pm on Thursday.

He swallowed some of the contents and immediately vomited before being taken to hospital for observation. Police do not believe anyone else was affected.Joyner will appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court.

Five people charged with terrorism offences

The Metropolitan Police has said it has charged four people who were arrested a fortnight ago with terrorism offences. Three are accused of travelling to Pakistan for training in terrorism. A woman was also charged with possessing terrorist material.

A fifth man, who was arrested yesterday in east London, has also been charged with possessing terrorist material. Scotland Yard said none of the alleged offences was linked to the Olympics. All five will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today.

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Three charged after Counter Terrorism Command arrests

On May 1st detectives from the Counter Terrorism Command arrested seven people on suspicion of terrorist financing offences.

This includes a 45 year-old woman and 49 year-old man, both from Croydon. The man has now been released from Terrorism Act detention and has been charged with criminal offences. The woman is still being detained under the Terrorism Act 2000.