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Two women have been arrested for trying to travel to Syria to join a proscribed organisation.
The pair, aged 16 and 20, were arrested in central London on Sunday evening on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts.
Officers from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 20-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, namely travelling to Syria to join a proscribed organisation.
They were arrested in central London at approximately 9pm on Sunday, August 21. Both were taken into custody at a central London police station.
A man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.
The 29-year-old was arrested as he was about to board a flight to Saudi Arabia.
The man is being held by officers from Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command on suspicion of possessing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
A west London home is being searched and Scotland Yard said several electronic devices have been seized for analysis.
The man is being questioned at a police station in London.
A doctor and two nurses have been charged with the manslaughter of an Irish woman who had an abortion in London.
Dr Adedayo Adedeji, 62, Gemma Pullen, 31, and Margaret Miller, 54, will appear at Ealing Magistrates' Court in west London on June 19.
All three have been charged with "manslaughter by gross negligence and failing to take reasonable care of other persons who may be affected by acts or omissions at work", Scotland Yard announced.
The 32-year-old woman from Ireland had an abortion at a clinic in Ealing, west London, in January 2012.
The senior national coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing has said that 'several attack were plots disrupted' last year amid a slew of arrests.
Last year's arrest figures demonstrate a considerable increase in volume, range and pace of counter-terrorism activity in the UK.
We have been running exceptionally high numbers of investigations, the likes of which we have not seen for many years.
Several attack plots have been disrupted, of various sophistication; from individuals planning to carry out lone attacks to more complex conspiracies, the majority seemingly directed by or inspired by terrorism overseas.
The partnership between police and MI5 is very effective, and we are experiencing very strong support from the communities.
Scotland Yard has said total of 165 arrests were made by police officers across the country for suspected Syria-related terror offences in 2014, compared to 25 in 2013.
Officers said that offences included terrorist financing, commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism and attending a terrorist training camp.
Of the 165 arrested, 64 have so far been charged and are appearing before courts up and down the country.
The number of arrests for terrorist offences were 327 in 2014, a 32% increase compared to the previous year.
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