Radical preacher Kamran Hussain has been convicted of supporting the Islamic State terror group and encouraging terrorism - with sermons from his Stoke-on-Trent mosque.

An undercover law enforcement officer recorded the 40-year-old's radical sermons from the Tunstall High Street mosque over a four-month period last year.

He told children that martyrdom was better than anything they would achieve at school, encouraged terrorism and supported the terror group in Syria.

After being arrested Hussain, of Knightsbridge Way, Tunstall, claimed he was exercising his right to freedom of speech.

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