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The Sun publishes photos of Karen Danczuk's injuries

Date published: 18 August 2016


The Sun has published photos of Karen Danczuk's injuries sustained during an argument with her ex-husband, Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk, whilst on a family holiday in Spain.

Karen is reported to have been injured by flying glass when Mr Danczuk smashed a window.

The photos are credited to 'Fame Flynet' - the same photo agency Newsnight interviewer Nick Hopkins previously challenged Mr Danczuk over payment he received for tipping them off about his movements so they could arrange photographers to be present, then sell the photos on to tabloid newspapers and give him a cut. 

Mr Danczuk was arrested and spent two nights in police cells but walked free from a Spanish court on Tuesday after Karen refused to press charges.

Local reaction to Mr Danczuk being arrested in Spain was scathing:

Local politicians and members of the Labour party expelled in 2009 for calling for an investigation into Mr Danczuk's behaviour reacted with dismay:

Local Lib Dem leader Andy Kelly also criticised Mr Danczuk for "desperately trying to spin his way out of trouble":

Karen remains in Spain whilst Mr Danczuk has returned home.

In what a local Labour party member described as "typically arrogant Danczuk fashion" he has tweeted:

'Business as usual in #Rochdale. Appointments are still available for my constituency advice surgery - this Friday from 10.30am to 11.30am.'

The MP, who is suspended from the Labour party for sending sex messages to a 17-year-old girl, remains under investigation by police in this country over an accusation of rape, which he denies.

He is also under investigation by the Metropolitan Police over his previous expense claims.

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