Four men from Birmingham have been charged with terrorism offences.

Khobaib Hussain, Ishaaq Hussain and Shahid Kasam Khan - all aged 19 - and Naweed Mahmood Ali, 24, were held from the Sparkhill area of Birmingham as part of Operation Pitsford, an ongoing counter terrorism investigation.

They are due to appear before Westminster Magistrates court on Saturday.

The four men face charges of collecting money for terrorism, travelling to Pakistan for terrorism training and travelling abroad to commit acts of terrorism, West Midlands Police said.