Tunstall imam denies eight terrorism charges

An imam has denied eight terrorism offences including encouraging terrorism and encouraging support for so-called Islamic State.

Kamran Hussain, 39, worked as an imam at a mosque in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between June and September 2016 at a mosque on the High Street.

Mr Hussain has been remanded in custody until his trial, due to begin 11 September at the Old Bailey.