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Northern Rail Sorry For Erasing Reporters' Video Footage

A reporter threatened with arrest under anti-terror laws as he filmed a demonstration in Sheffield has been given a personal apology from the rail firm behind the “incorrect” threat. Alex Evans from the Sheffield Star was at the city’s station on Monday to film a protest against travel pass cuts, which ended with the arrest of two pensioners. Evans filmed the demonstration on his mobile phone but was ordered by a member of Northern Rail’s “rail response unit” to delete his footage, citing the Terrorism Act.

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