The hidden plight of women asylum seekers detained in Britain is exposed today as a major new report warns that female rape and torture victims are being locked up indefinitely, suffering from depression and being intimidated by male guards.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees will be allowed to come to Britain under plans to be announced by the Government on Wednesday.
Francis has already used the symbolic power of his office to change attitudes
The pressure on David Cameron to allow hundreds of Syrian refugees to come to Britain is increasing, with 55 members of the House of Lords urging him to sign up to a United Nations programme.
The Chief Inspector of Prisons said the system had "utterly failed" the "most vulnerable people in detention"
Diplomat also says ten UK companies had been in touch with his embassy, wanting to employ Romanians
Laszlo Andor insists that France and Denmark have more generous welfare systems than the UK
Athens plays centre stage to a worrying political development
Ukip leader said there should also be a five-year ban on immigrants settling in the UK
Survey suggests that attitudes were hardening even before Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants hit the news
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Farage refused to back down when he was told the remarks were made in 1968 speech which has haunted the politics of race ever since
Fears that a torrent of Romanians and Bulgarians would take advantage of new rules freeing them to live and work in the UK prove unfounded
Bulgarian and Romanian citizens will now be free to live and work in Britain
No countries have accurate estimates on the number of migrants that will arrive in the UK, said a spokeswoman from the Romanian ministry
There is a danger that the buzz and momentum around that initial modernisation is being lost