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"

Editorial: Strasbourg performs a double service for us

Ms Eweida's victory will make life a bit more difficult for Britain's critics of the ECHR
Two into one can go: Fans of Premier League clubs will find plenty to enjoy in following a lower-League team as well

The Last Word: Supporting a second smaller club could be just the ticket

Forget the Cissé perfume that costs less than entry to Arsenal and smell proper football again

Kurdish activists killed in Paris were shot in head as mystery of executions grows

Police investigate theory that Kurdish women shot in the head brought killers to their offices

Case dismissed: islanders 'waived' claim to Chagos

A group of islanders “callously and shamefully” evicted from their homeland by Britain received a bitter blow yesterday in their marathon legal battle for the right to return when judges in Strasbourg rejected their case.

The Bill of Rights Commission Report reflects the muddled Tory stance on Europe

Pushing through this new legislation will be costly, contentious and ultimately a waste of time

David Cameron warned on votes for prisoners

PM is defying a Strasbourg court ruling that the UK's blanket ban on all prisoners voting while in jail is a breach of human rights.

Jeremy Bamber today continued his court battle against

Britain's policy of locking up violent criminals indefinitely 'crushes human dignity', say lawyers for Jeremy Bamber

In a last ditch attempt to have his whole life tariff declared “inhuman and degrading”, Jeremy Bamber's case came before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights

Jeremy Bamber challenges whole-life jail term

Killer Jeremy Bamber and two other murderers today continued their court battle against “whole-life” jail terms, which give prisoners no chance of release.

Parliament to consider giving prisoners votes as European ruling deadline looms

Parliament will be given another say on whether to give prisoners the vote as the deadline for Britain to comply with a European ruling on the controversial issue looms, according to reports.

Abu Qatada to hear verdict after eight year deportation battle

The radical cleric Abu Qatada will find out tomorrow if he is to be deported to Jordan to face terror charges.

Claude Cheysson

Further to yesterday's obituary of Claude Cheysson, in one phase of our lives, from 1976 to 1979, Cheysson and I came to know each other extremely well, writes Tam Dalyell.

Evidence against Abu Qatada 'extremely thin' says immigration judge as he decides whether terror suspect can be deported to Jordan

Some of the evidence against terror suspect Abu Qatada, who is fighting deportation to Jordan to face a retrial, is “extremely thin” the immigration judge hearing his case said today.

Bomb kit found in Paris car park after terror arrests

Police have found bomb-making materials in a car park near Paris as part of an investigation into an “extremely dangerous terrorist cell” linked to an attack on a kosher grocery.

12 held after anti-terror raid in France

A judicial official says French authorities are questioning 12 suspects in connection with an alleged radical Islamic cell believed to have been behind the firebombing of a Jewish grocery north of Paris last month.

European Court of Human Rights to hear Jeremy Bamber appeal case

Killer Jeremy Bamber and two other murderers will have their appeal over keeping them behind bars for the rest of their lives heard by the Grand Chamber of Europe's human rights court.

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