Monday 21 August 2017

Man held after British embassy fire

Tulie, a father-of-four, pleaded guilty to four counts of having sexual intercourse with a child under 17 years at the Dublin Mountains between June 1 and July 27, 2008
Tulie, a father-of-four, pleaded guilty to four counts of having sexual intercourse with a child under 17 years at the Dublin Mountains between June 1 and July 27, 2008

A 32-year-old man has been arrested by Dutch police after fire broke out at the British embassy in The Hague.

Police spokesman Yoeri Voogt said the man was detained near the embassy after the blaze early today in the the building, which stands in a historic, tree-lined avenue in the city centre.

Mr Voogt had no further details and said investigations into whether the man was involved in the fire are continuing.

Firefighters said the blaze has bee brought under control and nobody was injured.

Embassy spokesman Alex Lawrence said staff were waiting to return to the building as firefighters completed their work.

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