A medical expert has decided that computer hacker Gary McKinnon would not pose a serious suicide risk if he was extradited to the United States. Professor Declan Murphy has given his latest assessment to the Home Office. However, McKinnon's mother Janis Sharp said it contradicts a previous report.
Christopher Tappin, A retired British businessman extradited to the United States will learn tonight whether he will be kept behind bars while he awaits trial over arms dealing charges. He has spent 23 hours a day locked in his cell at the Otero County detention centre in New Mexic
He has spent 23 hours a day locked in his cell at the Otero County detention centre in New Mexico since being extradited to America two weeks ago.
US prosecutors believe Tappin may be a "danger to the community" if released, but his lawyers told the court that, having surrendered to US marshals at Heathrow, he was not going to go "running back to England".