May signs Jordan Qatada treaty

The Home Secretary Theresa May has said she had signed "fair trial guarantees" with Jordan that she believes will reassure British courts that torture evidence would not be used against Abu Qatada, allowing his deportation from the UK.

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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.

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