Miranda lawyers accuse police of 'unlawful' detention

David Miranda's lawyers have written to Home Secretary Theresa May and Met Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe to express concern about his "unlawful" detention.

Criminal lawyer Kate Goold of Bindmans LLP said: "We are most concerned about the unlawful way in which these powers were used and the chilling effect this will have on freedom of expression."

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Miranda's detention reviewed

The independent reviewer of anti-terror laws has told the Home Secretary he is reviewing the detention of David Miranda for nine hours at Heathrow . The Met police has launched a criminal inquiry after seizing data his electronic devices