Pair in court over Rigby videos

Two people have appeared in court on terror charges over video clips about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

Royal Barnes, 22, and Rebekah Dawson, 21, both of Hackney, attended a preliminary hearing at the Old Bailey.

Fusilier Rigby was killed near his barracks in Woolwich on 22nd May Credit: Ministry of Defence

Barnes is accused of inciting terrorism, dissemination of terrorist publications relating to seven videos and encouragement of terrorism relating to two videos, the court was told.A plea and case management hearing was set for November 22.

Lee Rigby's family read tributes laid near the barracks in Woolwich Credit: Reuters

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Pair face court over Rigby videos

A man and a woman from Hackney are due to appear at the Old Bailey, accused of creating videos showing a man laughing at the memorial to Fusilier Lee Rigby