LATEST NEWS: Man arrested by anti-terrorist police

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A MAN is being questioned by anti-terrorist police after he was arrested at his home this morning.

The 46-year-old from Seaham was arrested on suspicion of publishing or distributing written material which may stir up racial hatred.

The raid was carried out by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit and was one of a number of searches launched across the country.

A total of five arrests have been made in Tyneside, Birkinhead, Barnsley and London and searches made of properties in Leeds and Knaresborough as part of the same operation.

All suspects being questioned at police stations.