Heathrow arrests: Pair flew in from Egypt

The two people arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of committing terror offences flew into the UK from Egypt, Scotland Yard said.

Police did not make clear whether the suspects were believed to be returning from or heading to Syria.

The pair, who have not been named, were arrested of the "commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism".

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Police quiz Syria suspects

Police have been granted warrants of further detention for two people arrested at Heathrow airport over allegations of terrorism and the kidnapping of a British photographer in Syria.