Fourth alleged IS ‘Beatle’ charged with terrorism offences

A man alleged to be the fourth member of the so-called Beatles Islamic State terror cell has been charged with terrorism offences after being deported to England by Turkish authorities.

Aine Davis, 38, from Hammersmith, west London, was arrested on Wednesday evening after arriving at Luton airport on a flight from Turkey.

He has been charged with terrorism offences in relation to events in 2014 and possession of a firearm for a purpose connected with terrorism, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Thursday.

Davis is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today.