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Day: April 13, 2019

Four arrested in terror probe after arriving UK
Featured, London

Four arrested in terror probe after arriving UK

    They touched down at Luton Airport on Wednesday night and were later taken into custody, with detectives continuing to question them at a police station in Bedfordshire. Scotland Yard said the suspects, all Sri Lankan nationals, had been detained under the terrorism act. Police at the airport were made aware of the men the next day, Thursday 11 April and subsequently stopped them under schedule seven of the Terrorism Act 2000, confirmed a police spokesman. None of the men have been identified as they have not been charged. Inquiries are ongoing.
Calls by Mps to extradite Assange
Featured, United Kingdom

Calls by Mps to extradite Assange

    Around 70 MPs have signed a letter urging the government to make sure that Julian Assange faces Swedish authorities, if the country requests his extradition. Labour MP Stella Creasy shared the letter on Twitter, which has been sent to Home Secretary Sajid Javid. The letter says: "We are writing to request that you do everything you can to champion action that will ensure Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in the event Sweden make an extradition request. This would be so the formal investigation into an allegation of rape can be concluded and, if appropriate, a charge can be made and any trial can take place. We do not presume guilt, of course, but we believe due process should be followed and the complainant should see justice be done. We urge you to stan...