Archive of 16 January 2007

Watchdog says facilities for holding immigrants still not adequate

Immigrant holding centres 'still lacking'

Immigrants held in detention centres awaiting deportation are still not being treated properly, the prisons watchdog has warned today.

  • Blair expresses regret over 'tragic' Iraqi civilian deaths

    35,000 Iraq civilian deaths 'tragic'

    Tony Blair has described news that almost 35,000 Iraqi civilians died last year as "tragic", but insisted British and American forces must not back down.

  • Tony Blair appears to set a resignation date

    Blair says he'll stay until June

    Tony Blair has given the clearest sign yet of when he plans to leave Downing Street, stating that he intends to attend a European summit at the end of June.

  • Home Office admits another terror suspect breaks control order

    Another terror suspect goes missing

    Another terror suspect being monitored under a control order has absconded, the Home Office has confirmed, in the second scandal to hit the department in ten days.

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