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"

Cabinet minister Chris Huhne is fighting allegations he dodged a speeding fine

D-Day approaches fast for Huhne as speeding emails passed to police

The Cabinet minister Chris Huhne has suffered a major setback in his fight to clear his name over allegations he dodged a speeding fine, as police won the right to obtain emails about the affair from his ex-wife.

A very different perspective on French history

Epic models built in 17th century of fortified towns and rural landscapes unveiled in Paris show

Abu Qatada is at Long Lartin prison in Worcestershire. Several attempts have been made to extradite him

Human rights court blocks Abu Qatada deportation

Ruling hardens dismayed Cameron's resolve to reduce the powers of European court

Abu Qatada, who was released on bail in June after six years in custody

Judges block Abu Qatada deportation

A terrorist accused of posing a grave threat to Britain's national security cannot be sent back home because it would be a "flagrant denial of justice", human rights judges ruled today.

Leveson Inquiry: Journalists 'would have fought us'

The former information commissioner suggested today that it was a good thing his office did not prosecute journalists for illegally buying private information.

EU faces crisis of legitimacy, warns former Europe minister

'Remote' institutions are in urgent need of radical reform, claims Denis MacShane

'Undesirables' cannot be deported

The Government cannot deport "undesirable" or "dangerous" immigrants who may face ill-treatment at home - however bad their crimes in the UK, human rights judges ruled today.

Lyon appoint Remi Garde as new coach

Former Lyon and Arsenal player Remi Garde will succeed Claude Puel as Lyon's new coach.

Leading article: Britain should stick to the human rights gold standard

The European Court of Human Rights is not some dastardly foreign imposition. Britain helped to make it

Tories move to curb power of European courts

A commission will be set up within days to consider whether the Government should bring in a "British Bill of Rights" following mounting controversy over rulings by the European Court of Human Rights.

Clarke to seek European court reform

There is no prospect of the current Government pulling Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights or defying the rulings of the Court in Strasbourg, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke insisted today.

Madame Tussaud to figure in biopic

The life of Marie Tussaud, who founded the string of museums which bear her name, is to be the subject of a film.

Prisoners lose voting compensation bid

The High Court has blocked a compensation bid by prisoners barred from voting in last year's general election.

Berlusconi inquiry 'breaches privacy'

An ally of Silvio Berlusconi has said the Italian government may appeal before the European Court of Human Rights, alleging that a prostitution inquiry targeting the premier is a violation of his privacy.

MPs throw out move to give vote to convicts at behest of Europe

The decision over whether prisoners should be entitled to vote could be handed to judges after moves to allow some offenders to take part in elections were overwhelmingly rejected by MPs.

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Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
Look what's mushrooming now! Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector

Look what's mushrooming now!

Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

Oeuf quake

Bill Granger's cracking egg recipes
Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin