A ROTHERHAM man has appeared in court charged with preparing an act of terrorism.
Nicholas Roddis, a 27-year-old former finance worker, appeared at Southwark Crown Court over allegations he watched avideos about bomb making.
He appeared at court via videolink from HMP Wakefield. Wearing a grey sweatshirt, with gelled black hair, he spoke only to confirm his name and that he understood the nature of the proceedings.
Roddis will next appear at Woolwich Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on August 24.
His case will next be heard at Woolwich Crown Court, where he is due to stand trial on January 14.