Teenager charged after hacking claims

14 April 2012, 13:05 | Updated: 14 April 2012, 13:12

A 17-year-old charged by detectives investigating hoax calls to a Scotland Yard counter-terrorism hotline.

The boy from Birmingham is accused of conspiracy to cause a public nuisance and an offence under the Computer Misuse Act.

He's appearing from custody via videolink at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.

Another boy - of 16 - who was arrested has been released on bail.