A 42-year-old old man from Bradford has appeared in court charged with two offences under the Terrorism Act following an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.
Farooq Rashid of Ducy Crescent, Bradford, appeared before Westminster magistrates charged with one count of dissemination of a terrorist publication, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and one count of possessing a publication likely to be useful to a terrorist.
Rashid, who was arrested in October 2016 as part of an intelligence led inquiry, was remanded in custody.
Muslims across the region have been celebrating the end of Ramadan today.
This morning we visited Medina Mosque in Batley to see how worshippers were beginning their day
Council, police and faith leaders attended Leeds Makkah mosque prayers to demonstrate their support.Read the full story ›
West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable and Head Imam from Leeds urge communities to stand together in the wake of latest terrorist incident.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people have turned out in Hull to see the city's Parish Church re-dedicated as Hull Minster. The historic ceremony has been carried out by the Archbishop of York who arrived on a flotilla of boats down the Humber. Hannah Miller was there:
More than 100 sikhs are hoping to inspire more women in the Asian community to talk about cancer by taking part in Race for Life on Sunday.Read the full story ›
Pete Wilcox has been given the job after previous nominee Philip North was forced to turn it down after controversial commentsRead the full story ›
The Archbishop of York criticised Cadbury after it emerged that this year’s Easter campaign is called “Cadbury’s Great British Egg Hunt”.Read the full story ›
The authorities at York Minster are advertising for a new so-called head of bell tower – four months after they sacked the entire team of volunteer bellringers.
The successful applicant, who will be paid around £7,000 a year for a 10-hour week, will help the Minster recruit a new band of bellringers.
The old team were sacked in October over what the Minster said were 'safeguarding concerns'. It came after one one member was accused of indecent assault, but never charged.
Events are being held in Lincoln, Grimsby, Hull and Sheffield with the aim of explaining what goes on inside the Muslim centres of worship.Read the full story ›