Northern Ireland

Arrest after 'guns and ammunition' found in car on A1

A man has been arrested after police stopped a car on the main Belfast to Dublin road as part of an investigation into dissident republican terrorism.

It is understood PSNI officers have recovered two handguns and a quantity of ammunition in the car.

The discovery was made about 18:00 BST on Monday when they stopped and searched the vehicle on the A1 dual carriageway near Hillsborough.

The man, aged 52, has been taken to Antrim PSNI station for questioning.