Former MP Denis MacShane has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to making bogus expenses claims of nearly £13,000.
The 65-year-old admitted false accounting by fraudulently claiming £12,900 for research and translation services between January 6, 2005 and January 15, 2008.
Mr MacShane stood down as an MP last November.
More top news
Great British Bake Off favourite Nadiya Hussain has revealed that her son is sick and has been watching her from his hospital bed.
After sunny skies for many of us through much of the week, all change in the next 24 hours.
X Factor judge Rita Ora was booed for her decision-making during the show's Six Chair Challenge.