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A man has been charged with terror offences after being arrested at Heathrow Airport, Thames Valley Police said.

Shabazz Suleman, who is also accused of being a member of the Islamic State group, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old, of Freemantle Road, High Wycombe, was arrested at Heathrow on 29 September under the provisions of Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

It came after an investigation by Counter-Terrorism Policing South East.

On Tuesday, Thames Valley Police said he had been charged has been charged with preparing for acts of terrorism, under section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

He is also accused of membership of a proscribed organisation – namely Isis or the Islamic State group – under section 11 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He is further charged, under section 54 of the Terrorism Act 2000, with receiving weapons training.