Arson arrest over fire at Palace of Westminster

Officers investigating a small fire at the Palace of Westminster in July have arrested a 32-year-old man.

The fire started in part of the palace on 23 July.

The man was arrested shortly after 15:00 BST on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and criminal damage, the Metropolitan Police said.

The man is being interviewed at a south London police station where he remains in custody, a spokesman for Scotland Yard said.

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