Al Qaeda bombmaker free to walk our streets – but you can’t know who he is because of HIS human rights

  • The fanatic is one of seven men released from Government anti-terror control orders this month under rules meant to protect their human rights
  • He undertook training in Pakistan and was named as an alleged terrorist by an American supergrass whose evidence helped to foil a UK bomb plot
  • Was part of Islamist extremist group that included one of those who plotted to blow up the Ministry of Sound nightclub and Bluewater shopping centre

Chaos over immigration bill as 70 Tory rebels refuse to back down over amendment

  • Tory Nigel Mills led calls for a ban on Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants
  • Now 70 Conservatives have signed an amendment to new immigration laws
  • Mr Mills has refused to rule out ‘crashing’ the Bill when it comes before the Commons on Thursday

Rennard ‘knows Lib Dem secrets’: Supporters say peer could expose sex scandals if he is expelled from the party

  • Liberal Democrat peer has denied allegations of sexual harassment
  • Sources say he could go ‘nuclear’ if he is not allowed to rejoin party
  • Friends feel Lord Rennard has been treated ‘cruelly’ and could retaliate
  • According to one source, he has a ‘little black book’ filled with many politician and activists’ darkest secrets
  • A spokesman for Lord Rennard declined to comment on the claims

Blair ‘blocked IRA victims’ payouts’: Lawyers say deal his government struck with Libya ended chance of compensation

  • Lawyers of 200 people claim former PM and other officials ‘connived’ with Gaddafi regime to block legal claims which gave IRA Semtex
  • Follows case of US victims which led to £1billion settlement in America
  • Newly published emails show British government lobbied US to settle case

Sharing the pound with an independent Scotland could be a disaster like the Euro, bank governor will warn Salmond

  • Mark Carney will speak to Alex Salmond before a speech in Edinburgh
  • He is expected to raise concerns over a proposed currency union between England and an independent Scotland
  • In an interview Carney compared the union to the crisis-hit Euro


Tories will hold EU referendum, promises William Hague

THE British people will get a vote on leaving the EU if David Cameron wins the next election, William Hague vowed yesterday.

Dashed hopes of cheap gas as fracking giant Cuadrilla scales back

MOVES to start fracking for shale gas across Britain have received a major setback after one of the largest firms involved in the industry dramatically scaled back its plans.

Prisoners must not be allowed to vote

WHY do politicians so often feel the need to fly in the face of the wishes of the rest of the country?


Tory rebels are right to be frustrated at migration, says Cameron

David Cameron says migration to Britain is “too high” but shies away from repeating pledge to bring numbers coming to Britain down to “tens of thousands”

Senior business figures hit out at Labour’s 50p tax rate plan

Heads of 24 of Britain’s most successful companies warn that Ed Miliband’s policy could threaten recovery and cost jobs


Up to 50 hospitals a day running out of intensive care beds

Daily events

In the House of Commons

– Legislation. European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] – Committee of the whole House, Report Stage and Third reading

– Communities and Local Government Select Committee. Subject: Local Government finance settlement 2014-15

– Communities and Local Government Select Committee. Subject: Fiscal devolution to cities and city regions

In the House of Lords

– Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (EU Sub-Committee B). Subject: EU action to tackle youth unemployment


– Thousands of rules affecting business are to be scrapped or amended, David Cameron is to announce in a speech to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

– Speech by International Development Secretary Justine Greening. She will set out how she is refocusing the UK’s aid budget to build jobs, generate economic growth and reduce dependency on aid across the developing world.

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