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Eighth Terror Suspect Arrested In British Bomb Probe

Britain is on high alert, especially in airports (file photo) (AFP) July 3, 2007 --  Police investigating the failed car bombings in Glasgow airport and London have detained a suspect in Australia.

Police there said the suspect was stopped at Brisbane airport. He is the eighth suspect being held.

The Australian attorney-general said the suspect was a 27-year-old doctor -- like two of those already arrested.

U.K. Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said Britain was facing a "serious and sustained threat of terrorism" and urged the public to remain alert.

(Reuters, AP, AFP)

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