TERROR ARREST – Police arrest three men on terror charges


Police investigating extreme right-wing activity in the UK have arrested three men on terrorism charges.

Those arrested are a 17-year-old from London, a 21-year-old from Bath and an 18-year-old from Portsmouth.

Police said the arrests, made by officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit, were pre-planned.

Searches are ongoing at properties in Bath, London, Portsmouth and Leeds, officers said.

The 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing material useful to someone preparing an act of terrorism and conspiracy to inspire racial or religious hatred.