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Counter-terrorism chief quits


Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer has resigned after a security blunder which caused an anti-terror operation to be brought forward.

Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick inadvertently revealed secret papers to photographers when arriving for a Downing Street briefing on Wednesday.

Mark Easton reports.


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