Man arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terror offences


A 29-year-old man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism as he was about to board a flight to Saudi Arabia. 

The suspect was held by officers from Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command on suspicion of possessing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

A home in west London is now being searched and the force said several electronic devices have been seized for analysis. 

The man has been taken to a police station in the capital where he is being questioned.