Home Secretary confirms rearrest of Qatada

Home Secretary Theresa May confirms re-arrest of Abu Qatada.

The Home Secretary announced today that radical cleric Abu Qatada will be 're-detained' following a hearing at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC).

Theresa May said that by 2015, "We will need a plan for dealing with the European Court of Human Rights".

She added: "I want to be clear that all options including leaving the Convention all together should be on the table".


Abu Qatada appeal due

Home Secretary Theresa May's appeal against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK will begin today - three days after he was arrested for breaching bail conditions.