Abu Hamza not guilty plea

Radical cleric Abu Hamza has pleaded not guilty in a New York court to charges he conspired to set up a terrorist training camp in the US, according to the Associated Press.

View all 51 updates ›

Hamza's 'hook removed for security purposes'

Abu Hamza appeared in a New York courtroom with his hook removed. The Telegraph is reporting that US officials ordered it to be removed for security purposes.

During the hearing his lawyers asked for the return of his prosthetics, saying they were essential for him to "function in a civilised manner".

More on this story