A Bexleyheath teenager charged with terrorism offences hid bomb-making manuals inside text guides for the video game Minecraft, a court has heard.

Connor Burke, 18, who has been described as an "extreme right-wing" terror suspect, is charged with possessing and sharing banned publications including "Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000" and "The Improvised Munitions Handbook".

The court was told how the banned terror documents were found within other computer files which contained guides for the video game Minecraft.

In the popular game, players are put in an enormous open world where they have free reign to mine for materials and craft a huge variety of items in order to survive and progress.

Westminster Magistrates' Court was told on Tuesday (March 2) the terror publications were discovered within files which appeared to have been created to assist players.

One document entitled “Minecraft Potion Cook Book” contained a copy of “Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000", the court was told.

Meanwhile another file, “Kitchen Improvised Fertiliser Explosives” was discovered inside another file named “Minecraft Kitchen Cookbook”, the court heard.

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More documents “Ragnar Benson - Homemade C4 - A recipe for survival” and "The Improvised Munitions Handbook" were said to have been found within a file entitled "Minecraft Homemade TNT.pdf" and "Minecraft_Bow_Ammo_Types.pdf" respectively.

A judge was also told how the teenager is accused of posting one publication on the encrypted chat application Telegram to a group containing around 12,000 users.

Burke faces four counts of possession of a document containing information of a kind like to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism and one count of disseminating similar documents.

The teenager stood before Westminster Magistrates’ Court where he spoke only to give his name and address and to confirm he was not entering a plea.

Burke was remanded in custody until his next court appearance at the Old Bailey on March 19.