News Harmondsworth IRC in West Drayton, where inspectors have revealed that an 84-year-old immigration detainee - who was suffering from dementia - was taken to hospital in handcuffs and died while still in restraints

The Chief Inspector of Prisons said the system had "utterly failed" the "most vulnerable people in detention"

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An Abu Dhabi luxury hotel that boasted an $11m Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems admitted Sunday it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit too far.

Heat on Yemeni murder suspect through family business links

Norwegian MPs have called on multinational companies to put pressure on a wealthy Yemeni businessman to hand over his son, who is wanted for the 2008 murder of a student in London.

GM roadshow takes to the air ahead of IPO

General Motors executives have begun criss-crossing the US and the world on an investor roadshow ahead of the company's $40bn (£25bn) flotation, and they are being allowed to use private jets for the first time in two years

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£100 million spent on asylum deportation flights

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'Drunken' man loses £1.3m artwork

A man entrusted with helping to sell a 1.3 million-dollar painting said it disappeared while he was in a drunken haze, according to a lawsuit filed by a co-owner of the canvas.

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Asil Nadir returns to Britain to face embezzlement charges – 17 years late

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Minnesota Vikings veteran quarterback Brett Favre has confirmed he will return to the NFL for one more season to try to lead his team to the Super Bowl.

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Diary: Time for Ed to come out as the Black Baron's pal

Could Ed Balls' darkest hour herald the breaking of a glorious dawn?

Ed Balls twice hitched a lift in Lord Black's jet

Double blow to Labour hopeful as trips with peer return to haunt him and union backs Ed Miliband

An airport for St Helena (too late for Napoleon)

In 1815, the British government had a dangerous prisoner on its hands. Napoleon Bonaparte had just been defeated at Waterloo, but he had been defeated before – and exiled to the island of Elba, 12 miles off the coast of Tuscany, but had come storming back.

Oosthuizen buys a new tractor

Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has splashed out on something special to mark his first major win: a tractor.

The Highlight Reel: So, whose private jets stopped fans from seeing the match?

Hands up if it was you Hilton, and your new-found interest in soccer? Or you Mr Kissinger, in another diplomatic triumph? Or perhaps, Queen Sofia of Spain, it was you who was the cause of the most improbable traffic jam at this or any World Cup?

Rose shows his mettle to bloom again

Justin Rose has spent a whole career astonishing his doubters by bouncing back from adversity and at the Aronimink Country Club in Philadelphia the Englishman is doing so again. After blowing a big lead in spectacular fashion last week, Rose takes a four-stroke cushion into today’s final of the AT&T National.

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