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UK anti-terror police probe seized files

FEARS:While British police said the material could put lives at risk if published, journalists expressed concern that they can no longer keep their sources confidential


The government has confirmed that Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood — Britain’s top civil servant and British Prime Minister David Cameron’s most senior policy adviser — was sent to tell the Guardian — they had to either destroy or return the material, or face legal action.

Cameron has faced calls to address parliament on the matter, while the clampdown on the Guardian has drawn criticism from the EU and the German and Russian governments.

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