European court of human rights

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Andy Burnham claims government note shows Covid tier 3 restrictions imposed on Manchester as ‘punishment beating’ – as it happened
Covid tier system introduced in October 2020 and imposed different restrictions on English regions in effort to contain spread of virus

Andrew Sparrow

27, Nov, 2023 @5:21 PM

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Rights groups back Observer writer Carole Cadwalladr over court costs
Reporter’s legal team argues that excessive costs awarded to Brexit backer violates her right to journalistic freedom of expression and will take case to European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg

Mark Townsend

19, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Sunak rejects Braverman’s claim he does not have proper plan for making Rwanda deportations happen – as it happened
Prime minister says he ‘will do whatever it takes’ as senior Tory criticises former home secretary’s hardline proposals

Andrew Sparrow

17, Nov, 2023 @4:22 PM

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No 10 says it will produce ‘emergency’ bill to show Rwanda safe country ‘in coming weeks’ – as it happened
Downing Street says legislation will make clear ‘Rwanda is safe’ and will address court’s concerns after policy ruled unlawful

Andrew Sparrow

16, Nov, 2023 @5:03 PM

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Cleverly ‘determined’ to get removal flight to Rwanda before general election
Home secretary says legally binding treaty will be drafted ‘within days’ despite policy being ruled unlawful

Emily Dugan

16, Nov, 2023 @9:08 AM

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Jess Phillips quits Labour frontbench as Keir Starmer suffers major rebellion over Gaza ceasefire – UK politics as it happened
SNP motion calling for ceasefire in Gaza defeated 294-125

Jem Bartholomew and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

15, Nov, 2023 @8:59 PM

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What options are left for Rishi Sunak after supreme court’s Rwanda ruling?
£140m plan to send asylum seekers to east Africa found to be unlawful

Rajeev Syal

15, Nov, 2023 @7:01 PM

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Braverman demands Sunak ‘legislate or admit defeat’ after Rwanda ruling
Sacked home secretary joins backlash from Tory right over judgment as at least six MPs prepare to submit letters of no confidence

Ben Quinn Political correspondent

15, Nov, 2023 @6:31 PM

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David Cameron denies lobbying row should rule out return; Esther McVey made minister without portfolio – as it happened
Former PM takes seat in Lords after return as foreign secretary; James Cleverly replaces Suella Braverman; Esther McVey to reportedly tackle ‘wokery’

Tom Ambrose and Andrew Sparrow

13, Nov, 2023 @8:45 PM

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It is concerning to watch UK disengage from the world, says Irish PM
Leo Varadkar warns that Brexit, aid cuts and talk of abandoning human rights treaty ‘not the Britain I know’

Lisa O'Carroll in Granada

05, Oct, 2023 @2:03 PM

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Rishi Sunak accused of presiding over ‘chaos’ as Tory conference braces for news of HS2 Manchester leg cancellation – as it happened
Andy Burnham, Labour mayor of Greater Manchester, says news would be ‘profoundly depressing’

Andrew Sparrow

02, Oct, 2023 @5:41 PM

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Young people! It’s not their job to save the world but they are suing Europe anyway | First Dog on the Moon
There are court cases like this one happening all over the place now

First Dog on the Moon

02, Oct, 2023 @5:43 AM

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