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Abu Qatada denied bail

The terror suspect Abu Qatada has been denied bail by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission while he contests deportation to Jordan to face trial.

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'Exceptionally problematic' to have Qatada free during Olympics

Abu Qatada was denied bail by a judge who said it would be "exceptionally problematic" to allow the radical preacher to remain on London's streets during the Olympic Games.

Qatada will remain in a British prison for at least five months as he launches fresh action against the Government's bid to deport him.

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