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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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