- Nadir Ali Sayed, Yousaf Shah Syed and Haseeb Hamayoon all charged
- Men aged 21, 19 and 27 are from Hounslow, High Wycombe and Hayes
- All three appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court this afternoon
Nadir Ali Sayed, 21, of Hounslow, west London, Yousaf Shah Syed, 19, from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and Haseeb Hamayoon, 27, of Hayes, west London, were held on November 6.
They appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court today having been charged by Metropolitan Police.
Police van: All three men were driven to Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London this afternoon
Driven there: The charges came a week after police were granted a further seven days to question the suspects, and a fortnight after they were first arrested
The men, all wearing long grey tops, were remanded in custody following a 25-minute hearing and will appear at the Old Bailey on December 4. There were no applications for bail.
It's said that ‘with the intention of committing acts of terrorism’ they were ‘jointly engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to their intention, contrary to section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006’.
A fourth man arrested in Uxbridge, west London, was released last Saturday with no further action.
The charges came a week after police were granted a further seven days to question the suspects, and a fortnight after they were first arrested.
Those arrested under the Terrorism Act can be held without charge for a maximum of 14 days.