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United Arab Emirates charges UK academic with spying

Today 14:32 GMT

A British academic who was in the United Arab Emirates to research the effects of the Arab Spring on the country has been charged with spying.

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Monday that British doctoral student Matthew Hedges had been charged with spying.

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