A Birmingham local election candidate has apologised after previously claiming there was 'no proof' that ISIS exists in one of a string of controversial Facebook posts.

Law student Safia Noor, 25, has been selected as Labour's new candidate for the Small Heath ward in city council elections next year.

But it has emerged the political activist and school governor has previously posted controversial Facebook messages about ISIS and UK terror attacks.

On March 22 Birmingham terrorist Khalid Masood had mown down innocent victims on Westminster bridge - killing four - before stabbing police officer Keith Palmer to death.

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