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    1. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2016

      In defence of Byron

      Immigration laws are complicated and ugly things. In the case of the UK burger chain Byron, they are very complicated,...

    2. July 24, 2016

      Dover warned ministers of impending border chaos

      UK ministers were warned days ago about impending chaos at the Port of Dover, it emerged on Sunday, as border staff...

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    1. July 19, 2016

      Kweku Adoboli supporters launch appeal to fight deportation

      Supporters of Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader whose unauthorised trading led to losses of $2.3bn at the Swiss...

    2. July 15, 2016

      Nick Timothy: Theresa May’s political ‘brain’

      Theresa May begins her term as Britain’s prime minister without a broad political ideology: as Ken Clarke, the Tory...

    3. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May’s in-tray — Brexit, the economy and social reform

      Theresa May arrives at the black door of Number 10 to be greeted by a daunting set of challenges. The new prime...

    4. July 12, 2016

      Inside Theresa May’s office: late nights with a tight team

      Theresa May, Britain’s longest serving home secretary for 50 years, will say farewell to her staff on Wednesday as she...

    5. Brussels Blog

      July 12, 2016

      Theresa May triumphs

      Theresa May will be the next prime minister of Britain – and become the chief architect of its departure from the EU....

    6. July 7, 2016

      Serco and Home Office criticised over Yarl’s Wood failures

      The outsourcing company Serco failed to provide enough staff or training at Britain’s biggest immigration removal...

    7. June 29, 2016

      Whitehall Brexit unit takes shape

      Olly Robbins, a civil service high flyer responsible for policy on immigration and free movement at the Home Office,...

    8. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Olly Robbins to head Whitehall Brexit unit

      Olly Robbins, a civil service high flyer responsible for policy on immigration and free movement at the Home Office, is...

    9. June 7, 2016

      Human rights concerns spur review of investigatory powers bill

      The Conservative government has bowed to human rights concerns among MPs and launched an independent review into the...

    10. Tech blog

      June 6, 2016

      #techFT - Ad chiefs fear $50bn online fraud

      Advertisers are worried about whether real humans are clicking on their ads, data privacy experts are alarmed about...

    11. June 3, 2016

      Home Office data plan stirs privacy fears

      Millions of personal private records are to be moved to a central searchable Home Office data system that will greatly...

    12. June 3, 2016

      MPs criticise government’s failure to expel foreign criminals

      The government’s failure to remove foreign criminals from Britain’s jails is undermining confidence in the immigration...

    13. June 2, 2016

      Demand falls for investor visas to UK

      The number of foreign investors moving to Britain dropped more than 80 per cent during the year to March, as the...

    14. May 5, 2016

      Child refugees to be funded from overseas aid budget

      Millions of pounds a year are set to be diverted from the overseas aid budget to fund the resettlement of unaccompanied...

    15. April 24, 2016

      Graduates pitch start-up ideas to win a UK entrepreneur visa

      An ability to present clearly and confidently to a panel of senior professors is a requirement of the MSc qualification...

    16. April 21, 2016

      Plan to raise asylum case fees by 600%

      The government wants to raise the fees sixfold for immigration and asylum tribunals as it seeks to raise £37m a year....

    17. April 21, 2016

      Tighter money laundering rules planned

      Wealthy people who fall under suspicion of criminal activity will have to explain before any charges how they came by...

    18. March 29, 2016

      Home Office seizes overseas counterterror role

      The Home Office is to take control of the UK’s diplomatic counter-terrorism and liaison work abroad in one of the...

    19. March 23, 2016

      Student deportations refused in English language proficiency case

      Theresa May is facing calls for a parliamentary inquiry into immigration policy after the home secretary lost her...

    20. Fast FT

      March 9, 2016

      G4S shares drop 10% as writedowns weigh on profits

      Shares in G4S, the world’s biggest security company, have fallen 10 per cent in early trading to 190p after the...

    21. Fast FT

      March 9, 2016

      G4S warns of further possible losses on UK asylum work

      G4S, the world’s biggest security company, has warned that it could stand to lose a further £57m if the UK government...

    22. March 6, 2016

      G4S set for more losses on asylum seekers

      G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is expected to reveal widening losses on its work housing asylum seekers in...

    23. March 4, 2016

      Treasury balks at plan to charge business £1,000 for foreign staff

      The Treasury is pushing back on a plan to charge British companies £1,000 a year for every skilled worker they hire...

    24. March 2, 2016

      Overseas requests for SFO help in fraud cases increase

      Requests to the UK from overseas for help in fighting financial crime rose 62 per cent last year, highlighting the...

    25. February 17, 2016

      MPs question plans to merge police and fire services

      Home Office plans to merge fire and police services have been questioned by MPs, who demanded evidence that they...

    26. February 16, 2016

      Rising refugee flows test Britain’s housing resources

      For one 32-year-old woman in charge of housing asylum seekers in the north of England, the pressure is excruciating....

    27. February 11, 2016

      Politicians pave way for new digital spying proposals

      Proposals to update the UK’s spying regime for the digital age have received cautious approval from a committee of MPs...

    28. January 25, 2016

      Emergency services to be merged across England

      Police, fire and ambulance services are to be integrated across England under legislation to be introduced by the...

    29. David Allen Green

      January 13, 2016

      Home Office, Saudi Arabia and the need for a 'safe space'

      Last October, I revealed the existence of a Memorandum of Understanding between the UK’s Home Office and its...

    30. January 8, 2016

      UK police pay millions of pounds for telecoms surveillance

      The UK’s police forces pay telecoms groups millions of pounds each year for information such as call records and the...

    31. December 23, 2015

      Outsourcers struggle with asylum contracts

      The government is on the brink of another outsourcing crisis over contracts to house asylum seekers. Serco, G4S, and...

    32. December 20, 2015

      Plan for UK visa clampdown threatens tech companies

      The UK government’s immigration advisers are pushing for a clampdown on visas for skilled workers from outside the EU,...

    33. December 19, 2015

      UK Home Office to take control of  joint fire and police service

      The Home Office is to take over responsibility for firefighters from next year as it integrates the service with the...

    34. December 17, 2015

      Cameron stops short of banning Muslim Brotherhood

      David Cameron, the UK prime minister, has used the final day of the parliamentary year to publish findings of a...

    35. December 14, 2015

      City police chief says officers will stay unarmed

      Police officers will continue to patrol Britain’s financial capital unarmed despite the continued threat of a...

    36. December 10, 2015

      Sharp rise in UK terror-related arrests

      Terrorism-related arrests increased by a third in the year to September, with twice as many women being detained and a...

    37. December 8, 2015

      Theresa May to renew push to reform police

      Theresa May, the UK home secretary, is to renew her offensive on reform of police forces just weeks after winning...

    38. December 8, 2015

      Yes minister, jelly babies keep Sir Humphrey sweet

      From pushy civil servants who had to be disarmed with jelly babies to “dysfunctional” ministerial relationships, the...

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