News Group Newspapers has apologised to Dr Mohammed Asha over false allegations published in The Sun on 10 August 2009. The article complained of falsely alleged that there were very strong grounds to suspect that Dr Asha would be involved in the future in terrorist bomb plots and was, therefore, an ongoing threat to national security. The newspaper has published an apology, agreed to pay Dr Asha £115,000 in compensation and his legal costs.

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