An east London man has been charged with two terrorism offences.

The 22-year-old was arrested in east London at around 6.20pm on Tuesday (September 12) and charged yesterday (September 13).

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today.

Police previously said that they were searching an address in east London.

The 22-year-old has been charged with two counts of encouraging terrorism contrary to the Terrorism Act 2006.