MPs vote to approve controversial data retention bill

Controversial legislation in the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill has cleared the Commons after completing all of its stages in one day and being agreed at third reading 449 to 33, a majority of 416.

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Emergency data laws to be rushed through parliament

Emergency laws will be rushed through the Parliament to allow police and MI5 to investigate people's mobile phone and internet data.

The laws will mean data will be stored for a year, the Sun reports. Credit: Reuters

The new measures will mean phone and internet companies will be required to store data for a year.

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