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December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 32

December 20, 2018 5:55 PM German airports on alert amid spying reports at Stuttgart

Germany's biggest airports are on alert after four suspected terrorists were spotted staking out Stuttgart airport, reports say. Police are said to be hunting for a son and father from North Rhine-Westphalia and two others seen taking photos of the airport's terminal and grounds. Details of the suspects were passed to German police by Morocco's secret 30

December 15, 2018 12:08 AM Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

Nigeria's military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities of the UN children's agency Unicef in the north-east of the country. The military said this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef officials. Earlier on Friday, the army had accused the agency of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region 27

November 27, 2018 5:06 AM Jailed student ‘spy’ Matthew Hedges FINALLY coming home after boarding plane

Mr Hedges got on a London bound flight from Dubai according to a photographer at the airport. He was pardoned yesterday by the UAE government, which continues to insist he was a spy, and taken to the British Embassy yesterday. Mr Hedges insists he was not spying and was instead the researching the UAE’s security strategy for his PhD at Durham University 30

November 26, 2018 5:21 PM Matthew Hedges: Wife 'overwhelmed' by Briton's release from UAE jail over spy charge

The academic's family says he was in the UAE for research but prosecutors say that he was spying for UK security services. Daniela Tejada said she is elated and that his release was a "very sudden, very happy surprise". "We were just starting or lives, so I'm thankful this opportunity has been given back to us," she said. Matthew Hedges said he was in the Middle 29

October 15, 2018 11:09 PM Matthew Hedges: Durham student charged with UAE spying

A British student has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates, officials have said. The UAE government said on Monday that Matthew Hedges was accused of "spying for and on behalf of a foreign state". The 31-year-old was detained at the airport as he was leaving the country following a research trip. Mr Hedges was said to have been interviewing 43

October 10, 2018 11:36 AM Somalia's al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying - one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 27

October 10, 2018 8:27 AM Meghan Markle’s ex Trevor Engelson marries heiress

Duchess of Sussex’s former husband wed nutritionist Tracey Kurland in Los Angeles Meghan Markle’s ex-husband, Trevor Engelson, has married his heiress fiancee in a low-key ceremony in Los Angeles, according to reports. The 41-year-old American film director tied the knot with 32-year-old Tracey Kurland - whose banker father is worth an estimated $200m (£150m) - in California’s 40

October 6, 2018 1:55 PM WW3 FEARS: 'GENUINE DANGER' of Putin launching THIS shock attack – ex-UK envoy to Russia

There is a "genuine danger" of Russia instigating a global war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia, with Vladimir Putin on the edge of a "major confrontation". Vladimir Putin's threats to the West could quickly spiral out of control and unleash a catastrophic world war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia. Speaking to John Humphrys 26

September 4, 2018 2:22 PM Novichok victim Charlie Rowley 'doesn't have long left to live'

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley, 45, says he is 'hoping to get out of hospital in the next two or three weeks' despite his brother claiming he has meningitis and 'doesn't have long to live' 2010 - Sergei Skripal, a former Russian military intelligence officer jailed for spying for Britain, is released and flown to the UK as part of a swap with Russian 43