News Theresa May’s decision to revoke the citizenship was likened to ‘medieval exile’ by one rights lawyer

An Iraqi-born man has been stripped of his British citizenship for a second time on the orders of the Home Secretary, weeks after the Supreme Court overturned her  original decision.

Smith vows to repay taxpayer for blue movies

Husband apologises to his wife, but not the public, for any embarrassment

Jacqui Smith embarrassed by expenses row

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith today apologised and promised to pay back money which she wrongly claimed for a television package which was reported to include adult movies.

Intelligence services reveal concern on 15 'torture' cases

MI5 and MI6 have uncovered at least 15 cases in which British intelligence officers may have been complicit in the torture of terrorist suspects, which could lead to further police investigations.

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Eighteen months after we were promised a new "Bill of Rights", the Government has finally delivered a Green Paper on the subject. The delay has been put down to the innate complexities of constitutional reform and the need to consult the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland assemblies.

Watchdog could step in on McNulty expense claims

A sleaze watchdog may launch a wide-ranging inquiry into MPs expenses after another minister became embroiled in a row over their claims.

Demand for inquiry over minister's expenses claim for his parents' home

Conservatives attack MP over £60,000 in allowances

Leading article: The Westminster gravy train needs to hit the buffers

MPs must put their House in order if they want respect from voters

Hospital stab admissions down

The number of people admitted to hospital with stab wounds has fallen by eight per cent while there has been an increase in those going to jail for possessing a knife, according to figures released today.

Put child protection reforms into practice, says Laming

The child protection reforms needed to help prevent tragedies like the deaths of Baby P and Victoria Climbie already exist but must be put into practice, a report said today.

Sandra Horley: Gimmicks like Jacqui Smith's won't help battered women

A 'perpetrator register' is pointless. Victims of abuse need protection

Smith heckled over 'gimmicks' on abuse

Home Secretary begins consultation to tackle domestic violence

Hacker loses latest extradition battle

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon lost the latest round of his fight against extradition to the US today when British prosecutors refused to bring charges against him.

Matthew Norman: I fear even Obama can't save Brown

It's hard to imagine what the PM can tell Congress that won't sound absurd

Police chief warns over forces' cuts

Many police forces will be weakened by a funding squeeze at a time when crime could increase because of the recession, one of Britain's top policemen warned today.

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