Submariner jailed over secrets

Submariner Edward Devenney has been jailed for eight years for trying to disclose secret movements of British nuclear submarines to MI5 agents posing as Russian spies.

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Devenney: 'I deeply regret my actions'

Outside court, Edward Devenney's solicitor Richard Cannon read a statement on behalf of his client, which said:

I am deeply sorry for the hurt and shame that I have brought on my family and loved ones.

Prior to these events I gave the Royal Navy 11 and a half years of service and I deeply regret my actions and the effect they have had on the Submarine Service and colleagues.

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