Nearly 400 suspected pirate radio stations raided in London in last two years

James Hanley

Close to 400 suspected pirate radio stations in London have been shut down over the last two years, according to figures released by Ofcom. 

In response to a Freedom of Information request, the communications regulator revealed nearly a quarter of the raids took place in Haringey, north London.

It says that despite the advent of internet radio and the introduction of community broadcasting licences, pirate stations remain a problem because they can interfere with vital comms channels used by the emergency ...

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