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Tom Winsor had said that some communities 'from other cultures' choose to police themselves

Wife of extradited businessman breaks down in tears in front of MPs

The wife of the retired businessman extradited to the US for alleged arms dealing broke down in tears as she gave evidence to MPs yesterday.

Crusading peer dies at 78

Labour peer Lord Corbett of Castle Vale, who was prominent in the campaign to secure anonymity for victims of rape, died yesterday aged 78. He had been suffering from cancer.

Internet 'fuels' radical Islam

The internet plays a greater role in the violent radicalisation of Muslims than time spent in prisons and mosques, a group of MPs reported today.

2012 wrap stays despite Olympics resignation

The controversial fabric wrap around London's showpiece Olympic Stadium will stay despite the resignation of an ethics watchdog over the link between the Bhopal disaster and Dow Chemical Company, which is backing the hi-tech design, London 2012 said today.

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, is facing a claim for constructive dismissal from the agency's ex-boss

Border agency was a law unto itself, MPs conclude

Passport checks have been relaxed too often in recent years because of "highly troubling" mistakes by executives at the UK Border Agency, MPs warned.

Reinvented serious crime squad could lose staff

The setting up of the NCA is described as the most radical change to policing in 50 years

Shot student Anuj Bidve's father urges justice

The father of an Indian engineering student shot and killed on Boxing Day said he sent his son to England because he wanted the best for him.

Youngsters blame poverty for riots says survey

Young people believe poverty is one of the key reasons behind the August riots, according to a new survey.

Rail loophole allows entry to UK

The Government alone is powerless to close a loophole which enables people to enter the UK illegally, the Immigration Minister admitted today.

Dame Helen Ghosh, the permanent secretary, criticised managers

Border controls nowhere near good enough, minister tells MPs

Immigration chiefs are being alerted to problems at ports and airports every six hours under a dramatic attempt to get a grip on Britain's border controls, MPs were told yesterday.

UK border agency 'not good enough'

The under-fire UK Border Agency (UKBA) is "nothing like good enough" in certain areas, Immigration Minister Damian Green declared today.

Brodie Clark, former Border Force chief: 'Over 40 years I have built a reputation and over two days that has been destroyed'

May destroyed my reputation, says ex-borders chief

Brodie Clark, the former head of the UK Border Force, broke his silence yesterday to accuse Theresa May of destroying his reputation as he hit back at suggestions he had gone "rogue" in secretly relaxing passport checks.

The Sketch: Who to believe: former fat cat or clean-cut Scot?

Three conflicting accounts, triple negatives and an operational contradiction – the pilot scheme run by the UK Border Agency was so successful it was canned and the official responsible was sacked.

Theresa May, the Home Secretary cannot say how many
checks were not done

Private jets and flights at 28 airports were let off border checks

Theresa May suffered a fresh setback last night over Britain's chaotic frontier controls after leaked documents disclosed that passengers on private jets have for months routinely been allowed into Britain without passport checks.

Rise in 'lost' asylum seeker cases

Border officials have lost track of a population of asylum seekers and migrants the size of Cambridge, a critical report by MPs has said.

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