Details of the plan were announced days before a crucial vote on a separate proposal from the House of Lords
The Conservative candidate has been accused of trying to invoke racial stereotypes in describing Labour rival Sadiq Khan as 'dangerous' and 'radical'
The UN's Human Rights Committee, leading MPs and local women issue call after a number of high-profile prosecutions were launched
Yvette Cooper, chair of Labour's refugee taskforce, said the findings were 'appalling'
Though Ms Cooper, who chairs the party’s refugee taskforce, said more countries should be prepared to take in refugees
What we know about government is a tiny fraction of what ministers and civil servants are doing with our money
'David Cameron is displaying a stubborn refusal to engage in anything European'
Labour’s refugee task force chief visits the Greek island coping with 7,000 refugees a day
Exclusive: Yvette Cooper warns female voices are being 'drowned out by hate'
Hundreds of Syrian refugees will be allowed to come to Britain under plans to be announced by the Government on Wednesday.
Why are ministers so resistant to provide this limited help?
Survey suggests that attitudes were hardening even before Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants hit the news
The restrictions on terror suspects are to be tightened after an Islamist extremist escaped from the security services when he walked out of a mosque disguised in a burka.
MI5, Met Police Counter Terrorism Command and UK Border Agency join forces in manhunt
London Mayor questions ‘unclear’ proposals during trade visit
Home Secretary, Theresa May, accused of presiding over a 'catalogue of chaos' at ports and airports