Police spied on protesters at Britain’s biggest anti-fracking demonstration, using bugging devices and infiltrating them with undercover ‘covert human intelligence sources’, an official report has revealed.

The incendiary revelation emerged only because blundering police failed to properly redact the highly sensitive report.

When a computer user changes the colour of the type, the missing text appears.

Reported by the Mail Online. You can read the full story here. 

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