News Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after their wedding on April 29, 2011. Royal wedding protesters lost their court appeal on Wednesday 22 January after they accused the Metropolitan Police of

The 20 individuals had accused the Metropolitan Police of Prince "suppressing anti-monarchist sentiment"

Robert Fisk: Thank you, readers, for these gems

Why, I find myself asking when I read them, can't we journalists write like this?

Man 'linked to Bin Laden' bailed

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.

New Tate Turbine Hall artist announced

French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster to fill Tate Modern's famous hall

PM mulls general election for June 2009

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.

Leading article: Our right to privacy, unless guilty of a crime

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.

The Sketch: Treaty that lays down the law with a gentle tidy-up

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.

Reprimand for the MEP who gives Eurosceptics a bad name

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.

Failure to warn of brake fault costs Volvo €200,000

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.

Tory MEP provokes uproar with attack on 'Nazi' EU

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.

UK tourists stage mutiny over Asian passengers

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.

Murray beats heat to join the last eight

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.

The Week Ahead: FTSE reshuffles the pack as central banks make their play

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.

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