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Man arrested on suspicion of 'funding for terrorism'

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of fundraising for the purposes of terrorism. The man, who was detained at an address in Oxford this morning, is being questioned by officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit.

Police say the arrest relates to the investigation of activity overseas and there is no perceived threat to the local community. The man is being at a police station in the Thames Valley Area.


Remembering those who died in the Bali bomb

The nightclub destroyed in the explosion in Bali - October 13th 2002 Credit: PA

It's 10 years since a terrorist bomb exploded in Bali, killing 202 people.

Among the dead were Christopher Kays, from Reading, Douglas Warner from Dorset and Paul Husset from Hawkinge in Kent.

Relatives are calling for renewed efforts for a final suspect to stand trial as they prepare to mark the anniversary of the tragedy.

Two arrested for terrorism offences at Heathrow

A man and a woman have been detained by specialist officers at Heathrow Airport on the suspicion of "the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism".

It's understood that the couple were arrested after arriving on a flight into the airport.

Police are searching two separate addresses in East London as part of their inquiry.

"The arrests form part of an investigation into travel to Syria in support of alleged terrorist activity."

– Statement from the Metropolitan Police


Emergency services prepare for 'dirty bomb'

A security exercise is underway at the Port of Dover Credit: ITV News

A major security exercise is underway at the Port of Dover designed to test the ability of Kent's emergency services to deal with a terror attack.The scenario is that two terrorists have detonated a 'dirty bomb', exposing 50 border control staff to hazardous chemicals.

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