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Teen to appear in court for "encouraging terrorism"

Teen to appear in court for "encouraging terrorism"

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with encouraging terrorism, police said.

The teenager was arrested at his home in east London on June 16 and later bailed.

Scotland Yard said the boy returned on police bail on Tuesday and was charged with encouraging the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

He is due to appear on bail at Westminster Magistrates' Court on November 21.