Abu Qatada's lawyers apply for bail hearing

Terror suspect Abu Qatada's lawyers have applied for a bail hearing before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission, a spokesman for the Judicial Communications Office has said.

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Qatada appeal rejected

Judges at the European Court of Human Rights have rejected Abu Qatada's bid to have his appeal against deportation to his native Jordan heard. The radical cleric lodged the request hours after the Home Secretary announced the move last month.