Dangerous weapons and a fish have been confiscated from members of the public entering the Old Bailey a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Daily Mail report:

A fish was among items confiscated during security checks at the doors of the Old Bailey, an official list reveals.

In the past three years, security staff also confiscated more sinister items including 13 knives and a meat skewer.

It is not known if the fish was dead or alive.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.