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Woman arrested at Heathrow for terror and child abduction offences

A woman travelling with her one-year-old son has been arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

The 25-year-old woman from Birmingham was detained at the airport after leaving a flight from Turkey at around 9pm last night, West Midlands Police said.

The woman was also arrested on suspicion of child neglect and child abduction.

Police say there was no threat to the safety of the flight or the airport.


Tube staff see a huge rise in attacks

Attacks on London Underground staff have risen by 44 per cent according to new figures. 

The report from Transport for London Health, Safety and Environment showed the number of assaults have increased from 1,917 in 2009 to 2,753 in 2014.

London Underground said overall crime was at its lowest ever level, and put the rise down to increased reporting of cases.


Woman sexually assaulted on train whilst sleeping

Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a sleeping woman on a train.

A 25-year-old woman was asleep after a night out on Sunday December the 14th. 

She woke up to a man kissing her with his hand down the back of her trousers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the man is being asked to contact the authorities.


Met Police investigate racist Chelsea fans

The Met Police are going to investigate footage showing Chelsea fans in a racist incident on the Paris metro.

The video shows supporters shoving a black man off a carriage and singing, "We're racist and that's the way we like it".

French Police have said those responsible could face three years in prison, whilst the Met are looking into whether football banning orders should be applied.


Kasabian cleans up at the NME Awards

Kasabian were the headline winners at last night's NME awards in Brixton. 

They picked up three awards out of the eight they were nominated for. 

They won, Best British Band, Best Album and unusually Best Quote - whaich was when Guitarist Serge Pizzorno said last year “five records, 10 years. We've earned our shot." in reaction to headlining Glastonbury.


Lindsay Lohan is happier in the UK

Lindsay Lophan has said she's much happier living in the UK than in America.

The actress told Hunger magazine that she's renewed the lease on her flat in the West End, after her successful appearance in the play Speed The Plow.

The 28-year-old has had several run-ins with US police before, and has spent several spells in rehab for drug abuse.


Darren Clarke named as the European Ryder Cup captain for 2016

The Northern Irishman was the unanimous choice of the five-man selection panel, beating Thomas Bjorn and Miguel Angel Jimenez to the position.

The 41st edition of the golf tournament between Europe and the USA starts at Hazeltine next September.


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