Packages containing explosives were sent to London and Scotland last week from an unidentified group calling itself "the IRA".

There were five similarly-made packages sent to the University of Glasgow, Heathrow Airport, the London City Airport, and Waterloo Station, and a recruitment officer.

The IRA, or Irish Republican Army, formally stood down from its 30-year terror campaign following the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

The group claiming responsibility for the packages contacted Iri...

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