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Billy Hood - what will the British FCDO do to help the footballer sentenced to 25 years for CBD oil?

Billy Hood has been sentenced to remain in Dubai's notorious prison until his 49th birthday. But what is the UK Embassy and British FCDO going to do to help him? Billy's mother says they've done nothing to date and they don't even have an obligation to help. At what point do they become liable for their negligence? Albert Douglas's son asked that very question this week when he met with consular officials in London.

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling, highlights the broken FCO as Jamie Harron, Laleh Shahravesh, Albert Douglas, John Murply and Matt Hingley recall their experiences with the UK in the UAE.


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