Archive of 24 January 2007

The DPP wants fair criminal trials for terrorists

DPP rejects 'war on terror'

There is no "war on terrorism" in the UK and terrorists should be dealt with as any other criminals - within the law, the director of public prosecutions (DPP) has warned.

  • Blair and Cameron get het up over prisons

    Prisons row gets personal

    David Cameron and Tony Blair waged a war of words today on who was tougher on crime during a prime minister's questions dominated by yet another Home Office row.

  • George Bush's state of the union mentioned climate change

    Blair optimistic after Bush oil pledge

    Tony Blair has expressed his optimism about securing a post-Kyoto deal to cut carbon emissions, after George Bush appeared to soften his stance on climate change.

  • John Reid urges courts to jail fewer criminals

    Reid urges courts to jail fewer criminals

    The home secretary has urged the courts to send fewer criminals to jail, saying prisons are an "expensive resource" that should not be wasted on non-dangerous offenders.

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