Abu Hamza is flown to the US

A police convoy believed to be carrying Abu Hamza leaves Long Lartin jail. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza has been flown to the US after judges ruled that he could be extradited on terror charges. He was one of five men to be flown out last night including Babar Ahmad from South London who is accused of running an extremist website.

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Abu Hamza awaits trial

Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza has been extradited after failing in a last-ditch High Court bid to halt his transfer from the UK to the US to stand trial on terrorism charges.