Northern Ireland

Woman arrested in Cookstown faces explosives charges

A 36-year-old woman arrested in Cookstown on Tuesday night has been charged with possession of explosives.

The woman was arrested after a car was stopped by police on the County Tyrone town's Drum Road. She has also been charged with possession of items likely to be of use for terrorism.

The woman is due to appear at Dungannon Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Meanwhile, police have also charged a 39-year-old man from the Tandragee area with possession of ammunition.

The man, who was arrested in Lurgan, County Armagh, on Wednesday night, has also been charged with possession of articles likely to be of use to terrorists.

He is due to appear in court in Craigavon on Friday.