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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by BBC:

A British PhD student has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old academic at Durham University, said he was conducting a research trip when he was arrested on 5 May at Dubai airport.

The article goes on to state the following:

A court in Abu Dhabi has declared him guilty of “spying for or on behalf of” the UK government.

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