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

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Report: 'PM told Cabinet Secretary to warn Guardian'

Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood was directed by the Prime Minister to contact the Guardian about the classified material handed over by Edward Snowden, it has been reported.

The intention was to spell out the serious consequences of continuing to publish material about UK and US intelligence operations, the Independent said.

Earlier, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger revealed his newspaper had destroyed a hard drive containing a copy of the secret documents under the supervision of GCHQ officers following sustained pressure from Government.

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