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Human rights groups slam practice in which inmates are told they will die just hours beforehand
The King has been forced to apologise following the revelation which came a day before huge a 130 car pile up in the country
None of those targeted was alleged to have been involved in terrorist plots, according to latest NSA document leaked by Edward Snowden
The number of times that officers trained to quell riots have been called in to calm tensions in prisons has soared over the last year, Ministry of Justice figures disclosed today.
Women removed tops to reveal words 'abortion is sacred' written on their bodies
Budget cuts mean that reassuring the public can no longer be a priority for forces
Inspectors say prisons are granting killers and rapists temporary release without proper risk assessment
Internal audit leaked by US fugitive Edward Snowden reveals a litany of infractions, errors and illegal acts since the agency was made more powerful in 2008
The energy services firm agrees to pay fine and $55m donation to wildlife charity
Government says investigations into unusual deaths ‘operated in a bubble’ without national guidance
Disgraced cyclist urges judge to dismiss US government lawsuit
Appeals bill soars over claims Atos ‘is getting more decisions wrong than ever before’
Northern Ireland braces for a third night of disorder, with police and magistrates on standby to work through the night
US complains Hong Kong was 'simply trying to create a pretext for not acting on the provisional arrest request'
Such has been the embarrassment for the United States that its Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Monday resorted to sarcasm against Beijing and Moscow. “I wonder if while he was in either of those countries he raised the question of internet freedom since that seems to be what he champions,” Mr Kerry said.
$1.1bn deal was completed mid-June but may allow search giant to unfairly dominate the market