Goverment to appeal to Supreme Court over Qatada

The Home Secretary Theresa May has made a statement on efforts to deport the radical cleric Abu Qatada.

She said the government will seek permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after the Court of Appeal rejected the Government's request to go the court in its fight to extradite Qatada.

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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.