Nearly 30,000 cautions were handed to criminals by the UK's biggest police force in the year to March for offences including robbery, drug trafficking and rape, new figures revealed today.
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Tuesday 15 May 2012
Immigration chiefs were accused yesterday of presiding over "complete chaos" when the bungled introduction of a new student visa regime led to an influx of migrants to Britain to work illegally.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Judges at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg will meet next week to consider whether the Jordanian cleric Abu Qatada can appeal against deportation from Britain.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Scale of job losses emerges after Government drafts in help to tackle long queues
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Government plans to bring in 80 extra staff to tackle unacceptable delays at Heathrow Airport are like "putting a sticking plaster on a serious injury", a union warned today.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Repeated failed attempts to deport radical cleric Abu Qatada have cost nearly £1million in legal fees, the Government confirmed.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Clear minimum standards for border checks will be brought in after last year's row exposed staff cutting corners and acting without ministerial approval, the Immigration Minister said today.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
It is more than five years since John Reid arrived at the Home Office and denounced the Immigration Service as "not fit for purpose". Three Home Secretaries and one change of Government later, it seems to be business as usual. John Vine paints a familiar picture of poor internal communications, lax record-keeping and an apparent disregard for keeping ministers in the loop.
Thursday 02 February 2012
High-earning migrants and promising student entrepreneurs will find it easier to work in Britain as the Government aims to ensure only "the right people are coming here", the Immigration Minister said today.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Figures showing 371,000 immigrants were on benefits were rushed out by ministers with insufficient regard for "weaknesses" in the data, a watchdog has complained.
Sunday 22 January 2012
An all-woman team have completed a crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, storming into the record books along the way, organisers said today.
Friday 25 November 2011
David Cameron's promise to slash the number of people moving to Britain suffered a fresh setback yesterday when net migration hit a record annual high of more than 250,000.
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