Nick Clegg welcomes McKinnon extradition ruling

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has welcomed the Home Secretary's decision to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the US.

He added that he was delighted Theresa May has spoken of setting out plans to "rebalance" the extradition arrangements with the US.

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US 'disappointed' over McKinnon

The US has said they are "disappointed" after the Home Secretary Theresa May blocked their request on human rights grounds to extradite computer hacker Gary McKinnon so he can stand trial. She described it as a "difficult and exceptional case".