Five held under terror laws near UK nuclear plant

Young men arrested in the north of England as Prime Minister David Cameron demands increased vigilance

By Associated Press
May 3, 2011 3:47PM (UTC)
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, exits his official residence at 10 Downing Street in London, prior to a meeting, Monday, April 18, 2011. Cameron won't be wearing a formal morning suit with long tails to the royal wedding. Officials said Monday April 18, 2011, that the prime minister will wear a business suit to the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The invitation gives men a choice between suits, military uniforms, or traditional formal wear, which includes a long coat with tails. Religious leaders are allowed to wear their clerical outfits.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) (AP)

British police say five men have been arrested under anti-terrorism laws after being near a nuclear power plant in northwest England.

Cumbria Constabulary said the men were detained under the Terrorism Act near the Sellafield plant on Monday after officers stopped a car. All are from London and in their 20s. They were being held Tuesday at a police station in Manchester.


Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain should be extra-vigilant against terrorism in the coming weeks following the death of Osama bin Laden.


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