Very concerned about detention of Channel 4 journalists in #Bahrain. Our Embassy is seeking urgent consular access
Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the British Embassy are seeking access to the Channel 4 news team currently being held in Bahrain.
The Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Khalid Alkhalifa, criticised the crew for working without accreditation.
Channel 4 news crew admit to working without accreditation .. Not acceptable . Laws of the land should be respected http://t.co/durwh95g
Demonstrators hurled petrol bombs during nightly clashes with the police who responded by firing teargas and rubber bullets.
Crowds of protesters hurled petrol bombs at police who fired tear gas back in Bahrain on Saturday on the eve of the Grand Prix.
Protesters have clashed with police in Bahrain as F1 bosses remained defiant and the country's leaders refused to "empower extremists."