Northern Ireland

Man charged with encouraging terrorism over Easter Sunday speech in Lurgan

A 33-year-old man has been charged with encouraging terrorism and supporting a proscribed organisation.

The charges are in connection with a police investigation into comments made at a republican commemoration event in Lurgan on Easter Sunday.

Detectives searched properties in north Belfast and Lurgan as part of the investigation.

The man is expected to appear at Craigavon Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.