The 20 individuals had accused the Metropolitan Police of Prince "suppressing anti-monarchist sentiment"
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Saturday 05 July 2008
Friday 04 July 2008
An Algerian terrorist suspect said to be directly linked to Osama Bin Laden has been released from a high-security prison on bail by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Siac). The decision follows a judgment in the Court of Appeal which overturned a ruling by Siac that he could be deported.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Wednesday 05 March 2008
Gordon Brown is considering a plan to hold a "double election" in June next year, with elections to Westminster and the European Parliament on the same day.
Thursday 28 February 2008
Yesterday, the first shots were fired in a battle that will ultimately determine whether we in Britain are innocent until proven guilty, as we like to imagine, or whether we are a nation of suspects. Two British men have argued before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg that the decision by the UK police to retain their DNA on a national database, despite the fact that they are entirely innocent of any crime, is a breach of their right to privacy. But this case is about much more than the rights of two men. It concerns the liberty of us all.
Wednesday 06 February 2008
There's not much I can tell you about the Lisbon debate on human rights. It's all in the fine print. And that's so fine it makes your eyes swim and your brain go wrong. The meanings are so elusive you can treat it as a Rorschach test, to create any picture you like. It makes a Derrida of any mortal Englishman.
Saturday 02 February 2008
It had to happen sooner or later. The Tory MEP Daniel Hannan has forged a political career out of taking pot-shots at the Brussels "Eurocracy", and has revelled in the role of "the enemy within" since he was elected in 1999.
Friday 01 February 2008
The Swedish car-maker Volvo – famed for the reliability of its cars – was convicted of manslaughter yesterday for failing to warn drivers that one of its models had faulty brakes.
Friday 01 February 2008
A prominent Eurosceptic faces expulsion from the Conservatives' group in the European Parliament after comparing the Parliament's German president to Adolf Hitler's Nazis. Daniel Hannan, a Daily Telegraph leader writer and columnist and scourge of pro-Europeans, provoked uproar in the Parliament by saying the president's new powers reminded him of the Nazis' tactics to rule Germany without parliamentary consent. One angry MEP told Mr Hannan they should settle the dispute "outside". Others booed and yelled at him.
Sunday 20 August 2006
A holiday jet was grounded by worried passengers who staged a "mutiny" over fears that fellow travellers were acting suspiciously in the wake of the alleged terror plot to bring down planes.
Friday 18 August 2006
It probably says more about Britain's desperate search for sporting heroes than Andy Murray's prospects of success in the forthcoming US Open, but he was yesterday quoted by bookmakers as the 6-4 favourite to be the BBC TV Sports Personality of the Year.
Sunday 04 June 2006
It promises to be a week of upheaval on the markets, with the list of winners and losers about to emerge from the FTSE's quarterly reshuffle and a series of key interest rate decisions to be made in the UK and around the globe.
Tuesday 04 April 2006
Saturday 11 March 2006
Friday 11 November 2005
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train