Two arrested in Northern Ireland under terrorism laws

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Anti-terrorist officers have arrested two people for alleged dissident republican activity in Northern Ireland.

The pair were detained under terrorism legislation by detectives from the serious crime branch this morning.



The PSNI said a 25-year-old man, from the Lurgan area, and a 26-year-old woman from the Armagh area have been taken to Antrim serious crime suite for questioning



They can be held for 36 hours.



Meanwhile detectives investigating dissident activity are continuing to quiz veteran republican Marian Price.



She was detained in west Belfast yesterday under terrorism legislation by detectives from the serious crime branch and is also being held in Antrim.



Price, 57, and her sister Dolours were among those convicted of a 1973 bombing outside the Old Bailey in which one person was killed and almost 200 others injured.



She split with the mainstream republicans of Sinn Fein around the time of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.



She is now a spokesman for the 32 County Sovereignty Movement, considered to be the Real IRA's political wing.