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Man charged with Buckingham Palace trespass

A man was charged Wednesday with trespassing at Buckingham Palace after allegedly scaling a fence to get into Queen Elizabeth II's official residence in London. Victor Miller, 37, an unemployed man from east London, was arrested inside the palace shortly before midnight on September 2, in an area which is normally open to the public during the daytime. No members of the royal family were in Buckingham Palace at the time. The royals traditionally spend their summer break at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Buckingham Palace seeks housekeeper to run baths

Buckingham Palace was advertising Monday for a new housekeeping assistant, whose duties include running the royal baths and arranging serving the tea. The successful applicant for the £14,400 ($23,800, 17,400 euros) a year post will be responsible for "high quality cleaning, presentation and guest care" at Queen Elizabeth II's official London residence. Duties include "arranging dry cleaning, care of jewellery, running baths, assisting with dressing if required and arranging the service of tea and breakfast trays".

Buckingham Palace knife man jailed

A British man was jailed for 16 months on Wednesday for trying to storm into Buckingham Palace armed with a knife to complain to Queen Elizabeth II about his welfare payments. David Belmar, 44, had to be tackled to the ground by police after he jumped over a vehicle barrier at the north entrance of the monarch's official London residence in October. A judge at Southwark Crown Court sentenced Belmar to 16 months in jail for possession of a bladed weapon and six months, to run concurrently, for trespassing on a protected site.

Buckingham Palace knife man jailed

A British man was jailed for 16 months on Wednesday for trying to storm into Buckingham Palace armed with a knife to complain to Queen Elizabeth II about his welfare payments. David Belmar, 44, had to be tackled to the ground by police after he jumped over a vehicle barrier at the north entrance of the monarch's official London residence in October. A judge at Southwark Crown Court sentenced Belmar to 16 months in jail for possession of a bladed weapon and six months, to run concurrently, for trespassing on a protected site.

British knifeman 'wanted to complain to queen about benefits'

A British man armed with a kitchen knife tried to storm his way into Buckingham Palace to complain to Queen Elizabeth II about his state welfare payments, a court heard Tuesday. David Belmar, 44, had to be tackled to the ground by police after he jumped over a vehicle barrier at the north entrance of the monarch's official London residence on Monday. The queen, 87, was not there at the time. Belmar, from north London, admitted trespassing and possession of a bladed weapon when he appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court.

British knifeman 'wanted to complain to queen about benefits'

A British man armed with a kitchen knife tried to storm his way into Buckingham Palace to complain to Queen Elizabeth II about his state welfare payments, a court heard Tuesday. David Belmar, 44, had to be tackled to the ground by police after he jumped over a vehicle barrier at the north entrance of the monarch's official London residence on Monday. The queen, 87, was not there at the time. Belmar, from north London, admitted trespass and possession of a bladed weapon when he appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court.

Man with knife arrested trying to enter Buckingham Palace

British police on Monday charged a man who is suspected of attempting to enter Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II, while carrying a knife. The queen was not at the palace at the time. Scotland Yard said David Belmar, 44, from north London, will appear in custody at West London Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. The force earlier said the arrested man had "attempted to enter Buckingham Palace via the north centre gate but was apprehended immediately by police."

British police charge man after Buckingham Palace arrest

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have charged a man with trespass and possession of a bladed article after an arrest on Monday at Buckingham Palace, just a month after another security incident at the London residence of Queen Elizabeth. David Belmar, 44, of London, who was apprehended by one of the palace's gates, will appear before a London court on Tuesday, a police spokesman said.

Man with knife arrested trying to enter Buckingham Palace

British police on Monday arrested a man carrying a knife as he attempted to enter Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II. The queen was not at the palace at the time. Scotland Yard said the 44-year-old man "attempted to enter Buckingham Palace via the north centre gate but was apprehended immediately by police." "The man was searched and found to be in possession of a knife, which was seized," the force said in a statement. The incident happened at around 11:30 am (1030 GMT), it said.

Man with knife arrested at Buckingham Palace

British police on Monday arrested a man carrying a knife as he attempted to enter Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II. "A 44-year-old man attempted to enter Buckingham Palace via the north centre gate but was apprehended immediately by police," the Metropolitan Police said in a statement. "The man was searched and found to be in possession of a knife, which was seized." The incident happened at around 11:30 am (1030 GMT), it said.
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