The Evening Standard report:

This year there was a 10% increase in the number of iPad, tablet and Kindle thefts reported across the UK’s rail network, figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by right-of-centre think-tank Parliament Street showed.

Thefts of these items have been increasing year on year since 2008, according to the British Transport Police (BTP) statistics.

Of the 949 reported iPad, Tablet and Kindle thefts this year, only 2% were recovered by their owners.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.