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May awaits Abu Qatada extradition appeal ruling

A key ruling for Theresa May (right) on Abu Qatada's extradition is due today. Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Court of Appeal will rule today on a bid by Theresa May to overturn a decision allowing radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK.

The Home Secretary's legal team said he was a "truly dangerous" individual who escaped deportation through "errors of law".

The Special Immigration Appeals Commission decided in November that Qatada could not be removed to Jordan.