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A 52-year-old man has been charged with making explosives for unlawful purposes following the discovery of suspect materials in a garage in Buttermere Close, Cheltenham. A second man arrested has been released without charge

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Police given extra time to question men on arrested on terrorism offences

Police have beenmore time to continue questioning two men being detained on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism in the UK (contrary to the Terrorism Act 2000).

Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit now have until Friday 18 May to charge, release or apply for an additional extension.

The men, both from Cheltenham and aged 52 and 31, were arrested on Friday following the examination of items found in a garage on Buttermere Close in Cheltenham.

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