Northern Ireland

Four men arrested in Newtownabbey over dissident republican terror

Antrim PSNI station
Image caption The men have been taken to Antrim PSNI station for questioning.

Four men have been arrested in Newtownabbey, County Antrim on suspicion of dissident republican terrorist activity.

The men, aged 30, 35, 41, and 46, were detained on Thursday evening.

They have been taken to Antrim PSNI station for questioning.

A police spokewoman said detectives were conducting a number of searches across north Belfast in relation to the arrests.