A mother and child outside an East London Mosque

'Ban the burka': why is the veil so divisive?

Briefing Thu 17 Jul, AT 14:00

Rightwingers and feminists are united against the burka, but their opponents say a ban would be un-British

British Prime Minister David Cameron

ECHR: is Tory plan to snub EU court a 'legal car crash'?

Briefing Thu 17 Jul, AT 10:10

David Cameron wants to curb the European Court of Human Rights but not everyone in his party backs the plan

Whole-life prison tariffs upheld for most brutal murderers

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Feb, AT 13:48

Sentencing for Lee Rigby killers can go ahead as Court of Appeal upholds ‘life means life’ terms

judge

Lord Judge: Strasbourg doesn't trump the UK Supreme Court

One-Minute Read Thu 5 Dec, AT 10:24

Former lord chief justice supports right of UK to defy European court on issues such as jail votes

Godfrey Bloom UKIP MEP

UKIP 'bongo bongo' scandal: who is Godfrey Bloom, MEP?

First Reaction Wed 7 Aug, AT 09:21

Bloom stands by his foreign aid remarks, saying it's 'what people at the cricket club think'

MPs blast Strasbourg ruling on whole-life terms

One-Minute Read Tue 9 Jul, AT 13:06

Curtail ECHR's role in the UK says minister after court ruling challenges whole-life sentences

Theresa May wins at last: Abu Qatada could be gone in weeks

Tue 18 Jun, AT 14:19 The Mole

King of Jordan endorses 'fair trial' treaty paving way for May to issue a workable deportation order

Columnist

In defence of Strasbourg: a French city under siege again

Fri 31 May, AT 07:41 Nigel Horne

Tory MEP aims to persuade the EU to abandon the costly 'Strasbourg circus'. Shame, says Nigel Horne

Lord Neuberger slams 'slanted' portrayal of human rights

First Post Tue 5 Mar, AT 09:51

Britain's top judge warns UK will have to quit UN if it wants to send terrorism suspects to face torture

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