Lawyers for a gravely-ill Nigerian hunger striker are to make a fresh attempt to halt his deportation after he endured a botched removal from Britain involving a 20-hour flight on a private jet hired at a cost of up to £110,000.
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Monday 12 November 2012
The Independent on Sunday: Rising costs put Thameslink trains deal at risk
IoS TV review: Secret State, Channel 4, Wednesday
Some Girls, BBC3, Tuesday
Heston's Fantastical Food, Channel 4, Tuesday
Sunday 11 November 2012
The latest TV portrait of British politics is a watchable but silly conspiracy thriller
Ex-MP Margaret Moran 'made £60,000 in false expenses claims and used elderly couple's address on fake invoice'
Thursday 08 November 2012
The former Labour MP Margaret Moran claimed nearly her full year’s allowance in a single false claim and even submitted expenses for an address that in fact belonged to an elderly couple, a jury has heard.
Sunday 04 November 2012
UK holidaymakers and global tourist chiefs believe expanding Heathrow is the best way of solving Britain's airport capacity problems, according to a survey.
Monday 29 October 2012
A four-times-married woman murdered her latest husband with a pair of dress-making scissors after he refused to help her tidy up, a court heard.
Sunday 14 October 2012
Something to Declare
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Luton is the UK's most unfriendly airport, with Edinburgh the most welcoming, according to a survey.
Friday 17 August 2012
The many faces of 'London'
Thursday 09 August 2012
A Briton was jailed for four years today for a £673,000 tax fraud that funded a champagne lifestyle in Monaco.
Around the park at the opening ceremony: 'I never thought I'd be lucky enough to see something like this'
Saturday 28 July 2012
After the chaos, it all went remarkably smoothly. Many of the people who had tickets to the Opening Ceremony left their homes early in the expectation that the queues would be enormous, given the hoo-hah that surrounded the security preparations in the weeks running up to the Games. Yet few experienced any kind of backlog.
Thursday 12 July 2012
A husband and wife who treated destitute men “worse than slaves” by forcing them into servitude have been jailed for 11 years and four years respectively.
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail