Northern Ireland

Five charged over £500,000 Portstewart drugs find

Suspected drugs seized in Portstewart
Image caption The drugs were seized in Portstewart in October

Three men and two women have been charged with money laundering and drugs offences in connection with a £500,000 drugs find in County Londonderry.

The drugs - a mixture of ecstasy and amphetamines - were found on 15 October in Portstewart.

Two people were arrested in Manchester on Tuesday over the find and three others in Northern Ireland on Monday.

All five are to appear in court on Wednesday. Seven men and a woman have already been charged over the find.