Sports-star bombs denied

Claims that British sports stars in mixed-race relationships were the intended targets of a neo-Nazi bombing campaign were denied yesterday by police in Denmark who have arrested seven fascist suspects.

Reports naming Sharron Davies, the former Olympic swimmer, Frank Bruno, the former world-heavyweight boxing champion, and Paul Ince, the footballer, as targets were described as "unfounded" by the detective in charge of the bombing investigation.

Seven Danes are facing charges relating to the interception of three letterbombs in Sweden and the seizure of three more in Denmark, all apparently intended for British victims. But Superintendent Ove Dahl said: "The packages that were seized were addressed only with post-office box numbers in Britain.