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Queen's staff 'inviting back people from Grindr and Tinder'

2014-10-05
Queen Elizabeth II attends the queen's speechPolice are reportedly concerned about the security risk posed by the Queen's staff meeting partners on dating apps and inviting them back to royal residences. There are currently over 800 staff living in the Queen's St James' Palace and Royal Mews homes. They are allowed to bring guests back to their rooms as long as they are signed in at the front desk for security reasons. A source has allegedly told the Daily Mail that police have become concerned with the number of guests the staff are inviting back to the royal residences on apps including Grindr and Tinder, labelling it "a security nightmare". "There are real and serious security concerns at Buckingham Palace about members of staff use of dating apps such as Tinder, which can be rather sleazy," said the anonymous source. The source continued: "The palace police are particularly unhappy about the number of guests of servants staying overnight, especially when they may have only just met on Tinder. It is a security nightmare, especially in the current climate. Some have complained that when they leave they get asked 'a million questions' by officers." Meanwhile, users of Grindr in Egypt have been warned that police may be posing as members of the LGBT community on the gay social app in order to entrap them – find out more here.