Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip "kidnapped extremist" of British citizenship

Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip 'kidnapped extremist' of British citizenship Mahdi Hashi, 23, went missing in Somalia and is now on trial in New YorkHis lawyers claim the Home Secretary's order put him at risk | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May is to face a court challenge over her decision to strip a British man of his citizenship just weeks before he was allegedly kidnapped by American forces and put on trial in New York. Lawyers for Mahdi Hashi, 23, who went missing in Somalia in the summer, are to ask judges to overturn Mrs May’s order which, they say, left him stateless and at the mercy of US secret agents.

Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation

Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation Human rights lawyers described mistreatment as 'appalling' failures of careWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust bosses will apologise to families Successful legal action by 38 families has led to total payouts of 410,000Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is 'disgusted and appalled' by the accountsPatients left thirsty while another had ribs broken as staff tried to lift himTrust accepts care was below standard but has not admitted legal liability | UPDATED: 01:56 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital trust has paid out more than 400,000 in compensation and issued dozens of apologies over an ‘appalling’ catalogue of neglect.

Shocking catalogue of neglect at hospital where patient STARVED to death and pensioner was left unwashed for 11 weeks

Shocking catalogue of neglect at hospital where patient STARVED to death and pensioner was left unwashed for 11 weeksHuman rights lawyers described mistreatment as 'appalling' failures of careWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust bosses will apologise to families Successful legal action by 38 families has led to total payouts of 410,000Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is 'disgusted and appalled' by the accountsPatients left thirsty while another had ribs broken as staff tried to lift himTrust accepts care was below standard but has not admitted legal liability | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 23 December 2012 An NHS hospital trust will apologise to families of patients who suffered a shocking catalogue of neglect – including a pensioner who starved to death and another who was left unwashed for 11 weeks.

Steve Jobs" custom-built superyacht impounded over 7million unpaid bill to designer Phillipe Starck

Steve Jobs' custom-built superyacht impounded over 7million unpaid bill to designer Phillipe Starck Jobs, who died last year after making his name and fortune at Apple, never got to use the yacht – called Venus Lawyer said Starck had received 6 million euros out of a 9 million euro commission for his work on the minimalist vessel | UPDATED: 15:11 GMT, 21 December 2012 A superyacht built for Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been impounded in Amsterdam because of a dispute over an unpaid bill to designer Philippe Starck.

Everyone is to blame but me, insists Patten: BBC chairman faces calls to resign after blasting MPs, the Press and even his own lawyers over…

Everyone is to blame but me, insists Patten: BBC chairman faces calls to resign after blasting MPs, the Press and even his own lawyers over Entwistle's 450,000 payout Entwistle was paid to leave the BBC in November after 54 days in the jobHe was also handed private healthcare for a year, legal fees and a PR budget as part of the dealBBC Trust chair Lord Patten says they are looking into getting some of the Entwistle money back after damning Pollard review The peer also admits he chose the wrong man when he employed him as Director-GeneralMPs looking at the pay-off said it was an 'unacceptable use of public money' Labour's Margaret Hodge goes to war with BBC over pay and gold-plated benefits of its senior staff | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 21 December 2012 BBC chairman Lord Patten faced renewed calls to resign yesterday after he accused a parliamentary committee of ‘shabby’ treatment when it criticised ex-director-general George Entwistle’s bumper payoff. The Tory peer clashed with Labour MP Margaret Hodge, chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, over a report which attacked the ‘cavalier’ use of public money to give Mr Entwistle a ‘reward for failure’ after a mere 54 days in the job.

Taxpayers 25,000 bill after Met chief admits defeat in libel battle with former top officer

Taxpayers’ 25,000 bill after Met chief admits defeat in libel battle with former top officer | UPDATED: 01:31 GMT, 19 December 2012 Taxpayers face a bill of up to 25,000 after Britain’s most senior policeman admitted defeat in his libel battle with one of Scotland Yard’s former top officers. Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has reached an out-of-court settlement with former counter-terrorism chief John Yates over a memo he sent in April to the Home Office, Foreign Office and senior and middle-ranking Met officers.

Margaret Moran spared jail for fiddling 53,000 in expenses and faces supervision order instead

Margaret Moran spared jail for fiddling 53,000 in expenses and faces supervision order insteadEx-Labour MP forged invoices to claim biggest sum in expenses scandal 57-year-old 'too ill' to leave the house but was seen going to the pubFormer Luton South MP gets two-year supervision order but escapes jailCourt hears she is so unstable she has not answered phone in three years Judge: 'There will inevitably be feelings that [she] has 'got away with it'She may still be forced to repay the cash after prosecutor says civil recovery action 'under consideration' | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 14 December 2012 Fiddled: Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 Disgraced former Labour MP Margaret Moran has been spared jail for fiddling expenses to receive more than 53,000 from the taxpayer. Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 for non-existent goods and services

Scandal-hit hospital forced to pay 1m compensation for "inhumane and "degrading" treatment of patients

Scandal-hit hospital forced to pay 1m compensation for 'inhumane and 'degrading' treatment of patients Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust paid out the significant sum as compensation for 'inhumane and degrading' treatment, say lawyers News comes a month ahead of report of the public inquiry into the serious failings at the trustBetween 400-1,200 patients feared to have died needlessly between 2005-2008 | UPDATED: 14:39 GMT, 10 December 2012 A scandal-hit hospital where thirsty patients were forced to drink out of vases and others left to sit on their own excrement has paid out more than 1 million in compensation for 'inhumane and degrading' treatment. Human Rights solicitor Emma Jones, who is part of a legal team representing more than 100 victims of alleged abuse at Stafford Hospital, said today that Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust paid out the significant sum to patients or their families. The news comes a month ahead of the publication of the report of the public inquiry into the serious failings at the trust

Nazi concentration camp guard who says he was forced to fight for Hitler takes U.S. deportation battle to highest court

Nazi concentration camp guard fighting deportation from the U.S. claims he was forced to join the SSAnton Geiser, 88, claims he was forced to join the SS as a 17-year-old He has lived in Sharon, Pennsylvania for over 50 years He didn't tell his family about his Nazi service until 2004 Justice department lawyers said he engaged in 'crimes against humanity' | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 7 December 2012 Former Nazi guard Anton Geiser, 88, has appealed against a deportation ruling arguing he was forced to serve in the SS A former Nazi concentration camp guard, who has lived in the U.S

Ramsay in High Court victory over father-in-law as judge throws out demand to shut down his empire

Ramsay in High Court victory over father-in-law as judge throws out demand to shut down his empire Christopher Hutcheson reignited war with Ramsay by lodging petition to 'wind up' Gordon Ramsay HoldingsJudge rejected bid as possible stunt to put 'undue pressure' on Ramsay | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 7 December 2012 Gordon Ramsay scored a victory over his father-in-law yesterday when the High Court threw out a demand to shut down the celebrity chef's global empire Gordon Ramsay scored a victory over his father-in-law yesterday when the High Court threw out a demand to shut down the celebrity chef’s global empire.