Abu Qatada wins final court battle meaning he can stay in the UK for as long as he wants

Will Qatada ever be kicked out Court of Appeal blocks Home Office from taking fight to the highest court in the land to remove hate Government cannot take deportation campaign to the Supreme CourtDecision means it is very likely Qatada can stay in UK indefinitelyHome Office to appeal again to kick out 'dangerous man' By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 13:29 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:08 GMT, 23 April 2013 Hate preacher Abu Qatada appears to have won his battle to stay in Britain for good after the Government was blocked from taking its fight to deport him to the Supreme Court. Home Secretary Theresa May had launched a final attempt to get the radical cleric kicked out of the UK.

Lars Hedegaard: Writer who was fined for making insulting remarks about Islam survives assassination attempt

'The bullet flew past my ear': Danish writer who was fined for making insulting remarks about Islam narrowly survives doorstep assassination attemptGunman rang doorbell of Lars Hedegaard's apartment in CopenhagenFired a bullet that narrowly missed the 70-year-old's headWould-be assassin fled after Mr Hedegaard punched him in the facePolice searching for 'foreign' man aged between 20 and 25 By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 19:09 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 5 February 2013 A writer and outspoken critic of Islam narrowly escaped being shot dead after he opened his door to a would-be assassin posing as a delivery man at his home in Denmark. The gunman rang the doorbell of 70-year-old Lars Hedegaard's apartment in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, under the pretext of delivering a parcel, but when the writer opened his front door the hitman pulled out a weapon and fired a shot that just missed Mr Hedegaard's head. According to Mr Hedegaard, who described how the bullet 'flew past' his right ear, said the sniper fled after the writer punched him in the face causing him to drop his gun.

Horrified mother making sandwich for son finds blood-covered heroin addict"s needle inside loaf of bread

Mother finds heroin addict's blood-soaked NEEDLE inside loaf of bread from Tesco as she made sandwiches for her son Mother of son, 10, made shocking discovery in Roberts wholemeal breadNeedle was pushed through wrapper by David Rodgers, 61, last DecemberRodgers had been trying to avoid wife finding out he was back on heroin By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 11:33 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 5 February 2013 A mother opened a loaf of bread bought at a Tesco store to make a sandwich for her 10-year-old – only to discover it contained a blood-covered needle used by a heroin-taking grandfather. The mother had taken two slices from the pack of Roberts wholemeal bread – which she had bought from the Tesco Express in Pendleton, Greater Manchester – when she made the shocking discovery. The needle had been pushed through the plastic wrapper by David Rodgers, 61, when he visited the shop with his wife, in a desperate attempt to avoid her finding out he was back on the drug.

French hostage killed by Somali militants during botched rescue mission

Two French commandos killed and hostage murdered by captors after daring helicopter raid on Somali militants ends in disaster Militant group al-Shabab had held French soldier Denis Allex since 2009French spies stormed house after arriving in five helicoptersThree civilians and 17 Islamists also killed during fire fight Operation came hours after pilot died during French attacks on Malian militants , looking gaunt, he sent a video message to new President Francois Hollande, telling how his hopes of a rescue were fading by the day. He calls on France to drop its 'oppressive attitude' towards Muslims and says Mr Hollande represented his last hope of rescue. Poignantly, he adds: 'I am alive.

Assassination attempt on Belfast policeman foiled as live bomb is found attached underneath car outside his home

Assassination attempt on Belfast policeman foiled as live bomb is found attached underneath car outside his homeBomb found underneath car parked near off-duty policeman's home Police in east Belfast said it was a clear assassination attempt Policeman's home is also close to Police Service of Northern Ireland HQ | UPDATED: 19:55 GMT, 30 December 2012 A bomb has been found under the car belonging to an off-duty policeman in east Belfast. The booby trap device was detected by the policeman himself around 2pm this afternoon, near his home off a busy road in the Northern Irish capital.

Mr Cleggs contempt for democracy on EU

Mr Clegg’s contempt for democracy on EU | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 28 December 2012 Out of touch: Clegg demonstrated how he remains as detached from the views of the electorate on Europe as ever Yesterday a poll conducted by a pro-European newspaper revealed that 51 per cent of the public want Britain to leave the EU, against just 40 per cent who say they would vote to stay in. Even one in three supporters of the Liberal Democrats – Britain’s most ardently Europhile party – now want out. Yet, in a typically condescending interview to the same newspaper, Nick Clegg demonstrated how he remains as detached from the views of the electorate on Europe as ever

Google avoids tax on 10bn after doubling amount of money it puts into company in Bermudan tax haven

Google avoids tax on 10bn after doubling amount of money it puts into company in Bermudan tax havenThe internet giant reportedly moved nearly 80 per cent of its pre-tax profits to a shell company on the North Atlantic territoryThe move has seen the company slash its overall tax rate almost in halfGoogle's European Vice Chairman Matt Britten pays most tax where it creates 'economic value', mainly the U.SBut the company still moves some of the income generated by U.S created technology to foreign 'shelters' | UPDATED: 21:02 GMT, 10 December 2012 Internet giant Google avoided tax on 10billion revenue last year by doubling the amount of money put into a shell company in Bermuda.

Get ready to eat my dust: Team of 300 workers clear 12-mile stretch of South African desert for British land speed record attempt

Get ready to eat my dust: Team of 300 workers clear 12-mile stretch of South African desert for British land speed record attempt Previously unemployed locals spent two years shifting stones by handThe 20km race track must be completely flat to avoid disasterBloodhound SSC team to begin high speed testing next year | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 7 December 2012 A British team attempting to break the land speed record have taken a significant step forward after clearing 6,000 tonnes of stones from the South African desert which they plan to use as a race track. Around 300 previously unemployed workers were taken on by the team behind the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project in cooperation with the Northern Cape government as part of their bid to shatter the 1,000mph barrier sometime in the next two years.

Horrific X-ray shows rusty litter pick embedded in mans eye after he fell on it

Horrific X-ray shows rusty litter pick embedded in man’s eye after he fell on itWang Chenggen fell face-first onto the huge metal hook The rusty metal curve embedded itself 5cm into his eye-socketMiraculously avoided damaging his eye and will make a full recovery | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 A Chinese man almost blinded himself in one eye after impaling it on a giant metal hook. Wang Chenggen was using the rusty hook to pick up rubbish when he slipped and fell face first onto it. The bizarre accident happened in Harbin, in China's Heilongjiang Province

Julian Mynott: Father who died trying to save his drowning three-year-old son made "herculean" effort to rescue his children

Father who died trying to save his drowning three-year-old son made 'Herculean' effort to rescue him in family weir tragedy Julian Mynott dived in to the weir to try and save his three youngstersWitnesses saw strong current rip the lifejackets off of the childrenHe had taken a small boat with his children onto the river behind his home | UPDATED: 02:58 GMT, 7 December 2012 A father made ‘Herculean efforts’ to save his children from a raging river after their rowing boat capsized over a weir, an inquest heard. Antiques dealer Julian Mynott could have survived the tragedy but sacrificed his life swimming against a fierce current to try to rescue his three children.