epa07097478 An undated handout photo made available by Daniela Tejada showing Durham University PhD student Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejada in London, Britain. Media reports on 16 October 2018 state that the United Arab Emirates government has  charged Matthew Hedges with spying for the British government in the UAE. Matthew was detained on 05 May 2018 at Dubai Airport as he was leaving the country. Reports state that he would go on trial for spying and would appear in court in the week begining 22 October. Matthew Hedges denies all charges against him.  EPA/DANIELA TEJADA / HANDOUT MANDATORY HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
Durham University PhD student, Matthew Hedges, was sentenced to life in prison for spying in the UAE, before being pardoned and sent back home to the UK. EPA

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