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"

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David Cameron hailed a decision by human rights judges today which paves the way for radical preacher Abu Hamza and four other terrorist suspects to be deported from Britain.

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“Kettling" tactics used by the Metropolitan Police to contain crowds during anti-globalisation protests in 2001 did not breach human rights, European judges have ruled.

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The Belgian mezzo Rita Gorr, whose operatic career lasted an astonishing 58 years, was one of the great singers of the second half of the 20th century.

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A Jordanian prince has refused to give assurances over whether radical cleric Abu Qatada would get a fair trial if he were deported to Jordan.

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Abu Qatada to be banned from doing school run

A radical cleric described as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe will be banned from taking his youngest child to school when he is released from prison, sources said today.

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Qatada ruling not acceptable, says Theresa May

It is simply not acceptable that Britain cannot deport a radical Muslim cleric who "poses a serious risk to our national security", the Home Secretary said today.

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Bail for radical cleric Qatada

A radical Muslim cleric accused of posing a grave threat to Britain's national security will be released on bail within days, an immigration judge ruled today.

David Cameron told the Council of Europe the court had a 'corrosive effect'

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David Cameron wants reforms after ministers called the court intrusive

David Cameron takes on European Court with call to cut cases

David Cameron will today warn that the European Court of Human Rights is in danger of becoming "swamped with an endless backlog" of cases and sidetracked into dealing with relatively petty applications.

Nicolas Bratza: Britain should be defending European justice, not attacking it

It is unfortunate that the issue of prisoners' votes has been used as a springboard for attack

Sir Nicolas Bratza, president of the European Court of Human Rights, has criticised David Cameron for his comments about the institution's 'interference'

Europe's top judge: Cameron is wrong about human rights

Europe's most senior judge launches an attack on David Cameron today, accusing the British Government of pandering to the tabloid press in its criticism of the European Court of Human Rights.

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