UK: Muslims appear in court over Christmas terror plot

A chip shop owner terror suspect and his friend appeared in court today accused of planning to build a bomb for an alleged Christmas plot.

Andy Star, 31, and Farhad Salah, 22, were arrested on December 19 in a series of early morning raids in the Chesterfield and Sheffield areas of South Yorkshire.

Today both appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates Court via video link from Leeds Magistrates Court.

Both men, of Iraqi origin, spoke only confirm their name, age and address, and are both accused of a single terror count.