A NORTH-EAST man accused of possessing extremist magazines and 10kg of an explosive substance has denied all charges.

Anwar Driouich, 22, is accused of one count of possessing an explosive substance and seven counts of possessing a document likely to be useful to a person preparing or committing an act of terrorism.

Appearing at the Old Bailey via video link from Belmarsh Prison on Friday, Driouich denied all eight charges.

He is accused of unlawfully possessing 10kg of the explosive substance ammonium nitrate, as well as copies of the al-Qaeda propaganda magazine Inspire on August 31 2019.

Driouich is also accused of having documents entitled “Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000” and “Bloody Brazilian Knife Fighting Techniques”.

Judge Anthony Leonard QC remanded Driouich, of The Avenue, Middlesbrough, in custody.

He will appear again at the same court on February 12.