A self-confessed fascist who produced more than a kilogram of explosives for planned bomb attacks on mosques in Merseyside has been jailed for 10 years today.
Ian Forman, 42, from Birkenhead, was first reported to police in April last year when colleagues at the glass recycling firm where he worked as a receptionist discovered he had been researching chemicals and explosive substances on the internet during work hours.
He boasted on Facebook of visits to Adolf Hitler's wartime headquarters and had spoken to friends about killing Muslims.
He was convicted of Engaging in Conduct in Preparation of Terrorist Acts contrary to the Terrorism Act 2006 at Kingston Crown Court.
The family of teenager Michael Molloy who was killed when a coach crashed in Surrey on its way back from a music festival tonight paid tribute to him, describing him as "a talented musician who had a promising career ahead of him" and "a beautiful son and a beautiful person".
A Surrey Police spokesman said 13 people remained in hospital tonight and the northbound A3 would remain closed for another few hours, after a coach crashed on its way back from a music festival leaving three dead.