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Row over Qatada case appeal

Home Secretary Theresa May has urged European judges to throw out an appeal by radical cleric Abu Qatada against his deportation.

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PM on Qatada: 'I wish I could take him to Jordan myself'

"The Home Secretary has made clear the issue over timing, but the real issue is over substance - and that is that this man [Abu Qatada] has no right to be in our country, he is a danger to our country, and we want to remove him from our country," the Prime Minister said today.

"I sometimes wish I could put him on a plane and take him to Jordan myself - but government has to act within the law," he said.

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