British academic arrives in London from UAE after pardon for spy conviction

British academic arrives in London from UAE after pardon for spy conviction

Yahoo - World·2018-11-27 14:48

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By Ahmed Jadallah

DUBAI (Reuters) - A flight carrying British academic Matthew Hedges landed at London Heathrow airport on Tuesday morning, a day after he was pardoned in the United Arab Emirates from a life sentence for spying, a Reuters photographer said.

The UAE pardoned Matthew Hedges on Monday after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of Britain's MI6 intelligence agency. Britain has denied he was a spy and welcomed his pardon.

(Reporting by Ahmed Jadallah in London, writing by Alexander Cornwell in Dubai, editing by Nick Macfie)

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