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No. 10 insists Abu Qatada will not return to Britain

The Government would fight any attempt by Abu Qatada to return to Britain, Nick Clegg said after reports the radical cleric has been cleared of some terror charges in Jordan.

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Qatada found not guilty on terror charges in Jordan

Cleric Abu Qatada. Credit: Reuters

Abu Qatada has been cleared of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism in a court in Jordan.

The cleric - who was finally extradited from Britain last July after a long legal process - will continue to be held as he awaits trial relating to an alleged plot to attack tourists during Jordan's New Year celebrations in 2000.

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