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Queen’s speech revives ‘snooper’s charter’ legislation

Queen’s speech revives ‘snooper’s charter’ legislation

The government appears to have left open the door to the resurrection of the controversial “snooper’s charter” bill to track everyone’s email, internet and mobile text use. Whitehall sources confirmed that the possibility of …

UKBA’s dispersal policy ‘puts pregnant asylum seekers at risk’ says report

UKBA’s dispersal policy ‘puts pregnant asylum seekers at risk’ says report

The health of hundreds of pregnant women and their babies are being put at risk by the UK Border Agency’s policy of dispersing asylum seekers, according to midwives involved …

Sri Lankans expelled from UK allege torture after deportation to Colombo

Sri Lankans expelled from UK allege torture after deportation to Colombo

Fifteen Sri Lankan nationals have claimed they were tortured and subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment after they were forcibly removed to the country by the UK Border Agency, …

Emails are first public disclosure of about the al Qaida leader’s death

Emails are first public disclosure of about the al Qaida leader’s death

Secret internal emails reveal Osama bin Laden was washed, wrapped in a sheet and slid into the sea for his burial in accordance with Islamic burial tradition – …

NHS risk register FOIA vetoed by cabinet

NHS risk register’s publication vetoed by cabinet

The official assessment of the risks involved in the government’s NHS shakeup will never be published after the cabinet exercised its rare right of veto to keep it secret.

The move ends a …

Ofcom steps up pressure on Murdochs over BSkyB, FoIA reveals

Ofcom has appointed a special team to step up its investigation into News Corporation‘s holding in BSkyB, following a FoIA request by The Financial Times and seen by The Daily Telegraph and The Independent.

The regulator has …

1,500 students a month reported to UKBA

About 1,500 foreign students risk being deported after they were reported to immigration officials at the UK Border Agency over alleged visa irregularities.

The figures, obtained via a Freedom of Information request by the pressure group Manifesto Club, have prompted …