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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Thursday 01 September 2011
A cannibal killer attacked a fellow patient at a high-security psychiatric hospital, telling staff afterwards that he "wanted to eat him", an inquest heard yesterday.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
An 11-year-old boy stole from a department store during London's riots just days after he had been sentenced for arson and criminal damage, a court heard today.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Lights are to be permanently switched off on one of Britain's busiest sections of motorway, the Highways Agency said today.
Friday 01 July 2011
The pub chain JD Wetherspoon is creating 650 jobs in a £20m expansion involving 14 new pubs. The additional outlets, which are due to open in the next month, will take the chain to 822 pubs.
Friday 03 June 2011
Detectives have arrested a second man over a high street bank bomb alert which sparked a three-hour stand-off with armed police.
Monday 23 May 2011
Prosecutors have dropped a common assault case against the founder of the English Defence League (EDL), a court official said today.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Friday 15 April 2011
"Why would you come here to do a speech on immigration?" asked 24-year-old Stacey Thornton, wheeling her son's pushchair through Romsey town square past a statue of Lord Palmerston – a man whose preferred method of dealing with trouble in the colonies was to park a gunboat off their shoreline by way of warning.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
The next generation of Vauxhall's Vivaro van is to be built at its Luton factory, safeguarding the plant and over 1,000 jobs, it was announced tonight
Monday 14 March 2011
A 30-year-old man arrested in connection with the Stockholm suicide bombing has been charged with terrorism offences, Strathclyde Police said today.
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