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Disgraced MP Eric Joyce 'embarrassed and sorry'

Eric Joyce says he sorry and embarrassed after admitting abusive behaviour at Edinburgh airport.

The Falkirk was fined £1,500 at Edinburgh Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to one charge of breach of the peace.

The 53-year-old former Labour politician was also ordered to pay compensation of £100 to an airport worker and £50 to a police officer to whom Joyce made an offensive racial remark.

The incident happened on 19 May of last year.

  • 21 Mar 2014