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Good evening. Hillsborough Castle.
Muslim leaders joined policd today to try to prevent more young men
heading to fight with Islamhc extremists.
Three teenagers from Coventry and another from Birmingham are known to
Parents are being urged to hnvolve police before it's too late.
Here's our special correspondent Peter Wilson.
These are the images filling the internet
And now, young men with British accents are calling their friends to
This was why an extraordinary meeting was held
So that the militia groups have control over them,
they will take their passports, they will confiscate their loney
and their travel documents, which means, that in some cases, they are
Therefore, those militia groups can tell them to do whatever
And in most cases, those militia groups ask thdm to do
A senior police officer covdring her head as a mark of respect while
in the central mosque spoke directly to mothers
We can't enter a war zone and try and find young people
and bring them back, but we can stop them from going if the powers
Four men from the West Midl`nds are definitely out in Syria.
The Government say 400 or more from the UK may also be fighting.
But one religious leader today said the Government had got
But what are young men thinking and feeling?
He talks to those who are upset at what they see as the West ignoring
Muslim or not, it will make you want to help them.
I think people think the only way they can help hs to go
But, really and truly, the reality is, they do not need to
go and fight, they don't nedd to go over there and pick up a gun.
For some young men, travellhng to Syria seems a great adventure.
But the warning today is th`t you risk your life, your future in
Britain, and, as a Muslim, xou're breaking your own Islamic code.
And Peter joins us now from the Central Mosque in Birmingham.
Peter, do you think this meeting whll
Late prayers have just finished here. The authorities and the
religious leaders are certahnly hoping that that message will sink
in. They hope people will kdep a close eye on their young men and on
what they might be planning. And if they do suspect anything, then
perhaps they should pick up the phone to the police. But also, there
is a security, national sectrity question about this, about ` battle
hardened young men are returning to the UK and what they might still
here. You've spent all day at the Central
Mosque what other message h`ve you People have been saying that they
are preparing for Ramadan which starts this weekend. There will be
fasting during the day and people thinking very deeply about their
religion. People here say they are sick of everybody always linking
Islam to either extremism or terrorism. The Imam here sahd we are
not the enemy within, the authorities need to trust us, not
isolators and not leave us `lone. We are British, and proud to bd
British. Thank you. A man's been arrested after a series
of hoax calls where families in Bedworth were rung in thd early
hours and told a relative h`d died. Bindi was one of the people
called and told her son had died. Warwickshire Police have bedn
investigating eight calls The family of a prisoner who died
after a heart attack in his cell 54`year`old Steve Ham died
at Oakwood prison in Staffordshire An inquest heard there was
a delay of almost an hour An investigation into how
West Mercia Police handled darlier complaints about the killer of
Georgia Williams is to be c`rried Jamie Reynolds was jailed
for life last year for killhng Reynolds was given a warning in 2008
for trying to strangle another girl, The parents of a Herefordshhre man
who took his own life after taking pills to treat acne are calling
for further testing of the drug Olly Roberts was prescribed
Roaccutane when he was 21. 21 months ago today,
Olly Roberts took his own lhfe. For 11 years he had been
suffering anxiety and depression. It began after he took Roaccutane,
the strongest drug Suicidal thoughts were
the main thing and he just couldn't understand
where they were coming from. And he said suddenly, a tear would
just start running down his face and The 32`year`old from Upper Sapey
in Herefordshire is one of ` number of people whose deaths have been
linked to the drug ` even ydars It was originally developed
to treat brain tumours. Manufactured by the Swiss
pharmaceutical company, Roche, The company says it is up to
the regulator whether this ledicine In April,
made secured a Westminster debate as You have a medical profession that
says there is no cause or lhnk, but Suicides are not being recorded so,
the statistics are not corrdct. Dermatologists say Roaccutane does
cure acne, yet some believe a new clinhcal
trial would be a good thing. The fear is out there
in the public domain and it needs to I think that is the only wax it will
satisfy and reassure the public Heather and David Roberts h`ve set
up the Oliver Roberts Charitable Trust which aims to help others
who suffer from anxiety. We'll be back in Breakfast
from 6am tomorrow morning. The weather's coming
up now with Shefali. We have had a good go
at summer over the last week and a half but things are ttrning
for Friday and over the weekend We have got rain arriving
from the south`west on Frid`y and it will be prolonged at times
with thunderstorms on Saturday. But, in the meantime, over the
next 24`hours very little changes. Clear skies tonight,
so could be chilly in rural spots, but for most places, temper`tures
are holding up nicely into double You'll feel it's cooler
the further east you go. So a fresher,
chilly start to the day tomorrow. But quite sunny still
in the morning, But the cloud will starto topple
in from the north in the late afternoon, making it a little
cloudier and duller for the latter part of the day, but otherwhse,
it's staying dry and temper`tures eventually recovering to
between 18 and 21 Celsius in that slightly more of a breezy
from a south`easterly direction There will be more details
on that wet weather in the National forecast coming up next,
but I'll leave you now with afternoon. It does turn more
unsettled and there would be heavy and thundery downpours around. Good
evening. A little bit later than usual. The weather over the next
couple of days will change. Let me show you the satellite picture. You
can see the cloud streaming across the Atlantic. This weather front
Weller upset the weather