Investigation into royal palace break-in uncovers conspiracy

Security is being reviewed at the palace after Monday’s suspected break-in, in which an intruder was able to scale a fence and get inside the palace.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24005811  Police said a man was arrested inside the palace on suspicion of burglary, trespass and criminal damage at about 22:20 BST. He was found “in an area currently open to the public during the day”. A second man was arrested outside on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary. Both men were bailed.

“A review of the specific circumstances of this incident is being carried out,” a Met spokesman said.

The Queen and Prince Philip have been at Balmoral Castle since the beginning of August and they are not expected to return to the palace until October.

Buckingham Palace is the best known of the Queen’s three official residences, serving as a family home and the administrative headquarters of the monarchy.

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