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    1. FT Photo Diary

      September 24, 2014

      Abu Qatada aquitted

      Muhammad Hamed/Reuters Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after he was acquitted at the State Security...

    2. September 24, 2014

      Radical cleric Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

      Abu Qatada, the radical Muslim cleric the British government fought for over a decade to deport – and one of the world’s...

    1. FT Photo Diary

      June 26, 2014

      Abu Qatada acquitted

      Muhammad Hamed/Reuters Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman,...

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      June 26, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * StanChart warns of 20% profit fall | Emerging markets bank says operating profits for the first six months...

    3. June 26, 2014

      Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

      Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada has been acquitted of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism by Jordan’s state...

    4. February 12, 2014

      ‘My deportation shows idiosyncrasy of UK immigration’

      There was not a handcuff in sight during my speedy deportation from the UK in 1988. The blue-blazered, silver-haired...

    5. July 8, 2013

      Exit Abu Qatada

      Last weekend, after almost a decade of legal wrangling, one of Britain’s least loved residents finally left the country. Abu...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      July 7, 2013

      Abu Qatada leaves for Jordan

      Sgt Ralph Merry/MoD/Getty Abu Qatada prepares to board a plane at RAF Northolt, which will take him to Jordan, after he was...

    7. July 7, 2013

      Abu Qatada denies Jordan terror charges

      Theresa May, home secretary, has promised to change the law to avoid a repeat of the decade-long Abu Qatada extradition saga...

    8. June 18, 2013

      Treaty between UK and Jordan sets stage for Abu Qatada deportation

      The stage has been set for the deportation of Abu Qatada, after the King of Jordan endorsed a treaty with Britain that...

    9. May 10, 2013

      Abu Qatada volunteers to leave UK when treaty is ratified

      Radical cleric Abu Qatada has unexpectedly volunteered to leave Britain if fresh guarantees that he will receive a fair...

    10. April 24, 2013

      UK weighs leaving human rights treaty

      The UK government is considering a temporary withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights to permit the...

    11. March 27, 2013

      May loses Abu Qatada appeal

      Theresa May has suffered a serious setback in her attempts to deport the radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada after the Home...

    12. March 10, 2013

      Abu Qatada heads for Court of Appeal

      Three senior judges will on Monday hear an attempt by the UK government to overturn an earlier legal ruling that blocks the...

    13. March 9, 2013

      Abu Qatada arrested for breaching bail terms

      LONDON, March 9 - Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been arrested in London for breaching his bail terms, days before the...

    14. November 13, 2012

      Inability to deport Abu Qatada riles Cameron

      David Cameron has said he is “completely fed up” with the UK’s inability to deport Abu Qatada, as the Jordanian cleric was...

    15. November 12, 2012

      Abu Qatada wins deportation appeal

      The radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada will be released on bail on Tuesday having won a last-minute reprieve from...

    16. October 5, 2012

      Abu Hamza extradited to US

      The radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza will appear before a federal judge in New York on Saturday after Britain extradited him...

    17. September 24, 2012

      Abu Hamza to be extradited to US

      Five terror suspects including the radical preacher Abu Hamza are to be extradited from Britain to the US “within weeks”...

    18. September 24, 2012

      Abu Hamza to be extradited to US

      Five terror suspects including the radical preacher Abu Hamza are to be extradited from Britain to the US “within weeks”...

    19. July 31, 2012

      Abu Qatada refused appeal for bail

      Abu Qatada, the radical Jordanian cleric, failed on Tuesday in his UK High Court challenge to be released on bail while he...

    20. May 28, 2012

      Qatada denied bail

      Abu Qatada, the radical Islamist cleric, was denied bail on Monday by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission, with Mr...

    21. May 9, 2012

      Court clears way for Qatada deportation

      Abu Qatada, the radical Jordanian cleric, has lost the right to pursue a further appeal on his deportation from the UK. The...

    22. April 23, 2012

      MPs accuse Cameron of lack of strategy

      The string of controversies and embarrassments that have recently beset the government is due in part to a lack of strategy...

    23. April 23, 2012

      Cameron defends May over Qatada

      David Cameron on Monday defended the early decision to arrest Abu Qatada, even though it allowed the radical Islamist...

    24. April 19, 2012

      Clarke hails ECHR reform but critics unconvinced

      Ken Clarke has hailed the UK’s “substantial” success in uniting 47 countries around a programme of reform for the European...

    25. April 19, 2012

      May under growing pressure over Qatada

      Theresa May is under growing pressure over her attempts to deport the terror suspect Abu Qatada after it emerged that the...

    26. April 18, 2012

      Qatada lodges last-minute appeal

      Abu Qatada, the radical Islamist preacher, has lodged an 11th hour appeal at the European Court of Human Rights, which in...

    27. April 17, 2012

      May reaches deal with Jordan on Islamic cleric

      Theresa May has secured new deal with Jordan that would allow the UK to deport Abu Qatada, the radical Islamist preacher,...

    28. April 10, 2012

      Cameron welcomes terror ruling

      David Cameron has welcomed the Strasbourg ruling that five terrorist suspects, including the radical preacher Abu Hamza, can...

    29. February 24, 2012

      Briton’s US extradition stirs anger

      Christopher Tappin, a retired businessman, has been extradited to the US triggering fresh controversy over Britain’s...

    30. February 17, 2012

      May to visit Jordan over Qatada case

      Theresa May will fly to Jordan as the government steps up its efforts to broker a deal to deport Abu Qatada, the radical...

    31. February 15, 2012

      ECHR ruling can lead to an excellent outcome for all but the extremists

      From Mr Thorbjørn Jagland. Sir, “Those who would give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve...

    32. February 13, 2012

      Jordan to contest ban on Qatada extradition

      Jordan will contest a European ban stopping Britain from extraditing Abu Qatada to be tried in the capital Amman, its...

    33. February 10, 2012

      A denial of justice made in Strasbourg

      There has been much gnashing of teeth at Westminster at the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Abu...

    34. February 8, 2012

      No 10 pushes Jordan for Qatada deal

      David Cameron has ramped up diplomatic advances to Jordan in an effort to negotiate the deportation of Abu Qatada, the...

    35. February 7, 2012

      MPs attack May over suspected terrorist

      Theresa May faced relentless questioning from MPs across the political spectrum on Tuesday, as adversaries on both sides of...

    36. February 6, 2012

      Terror suspect cleric granted bail

      Abu Qatada, a radical Jordanian cleric who has been in UK detention for six-and-a-half years awaiting deportation, has been...

    37. January 25, 2012

      Cameron seeks to reform human rights court

      The European Court of Human Rights must be reformed so that it is free to deal with the most egregious rights abuses rather...

    38. January 24, 2012

      Cameron ‘misunderstands’ European court role

      UK prime minister David Cameron’s criticisms of the European Court of Human Rights show a pandering to the popular press and...

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