UK Extradition

MPs Call For Britain's Extradition Treaty With The US To Be Changed

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Politics

Arrangements for extradition between the US and the UK should be radically changed to restore public confidence, said a group of MPs. The Home Affa...

Overhaul 'Imbalanced' US-UK Extradition Treaty, Urge Influential MPs

PA | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Politics

Vital extradition arrangements between the UK and the United States are being threatened by the loss of public confidence among Britons, MPs said. ...

Dina Rickman

I'm Scared I'll End Up In A US High Security Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

A 23-year-old Briton facing extradition to America on copyright charges has spoken out about his fears in a rare interview, saying he could spend mont...

Jailed UK Banker: No Point Defending Charges In US

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Britons extradited to the United States have no chance of being cleared as the plea bargaining system empowers prosecutors as "judge, jury and executi...

We Should All Be Concerned About the Extradition of Chris Tappin

Pauline Crowe | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Politics
Pauline Crowe

There are few in the UK whose outrage at the extradition of British businessman Chris Tappin to the US has been sparked by a concern for his welfare. In itself, a jail sentence in the most developed nation in the world isn't the sort of cause that leads many people onto the streets with their placards.

Former Football Club President Extradited To Serve Prison Sentence

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Sport

The former president of football club Benfica can be extradited to Portugal to serve a prison sentence for fraud and document forgery, a judge has rul...

Britons Facing Extradition To US 'Could Be Tried At Home'

PA | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

More Britons facing extradition to the USA could be tried in UK courts, after David Cameron and Barack Obama agreed to review the operation of a contr...

Tappin Denied Bail While Awaiting Trial

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

A US judge's decision to remand a retired British businessman in custody while he awaits trial on arms dealing charges was "heartbreaking", his wife s...

'A Danger To The Community?': Extradited Brit Awaits Bail Decision

PA | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman extradited to the United States will learn on Monday evening whether he will be kept behind bars while he awaits trial o...

Brit Wins Extradition Battle

PA | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A British man today won a two year legal battle against his extradition to France over the murder of a film-maker in Ireland 15 years ago. The Supr...

Extradited British Business Faces Hungarian Court

Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

A British businessman who spent four months without charge in a notorious Hungarian jail will appear in court in Budapest on Wednesday. Michael Tur...

'Frustrating And Difficult': Cameron Speaks To King Of Jordan On Qatada

PA | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron and King Abdullah of Jordan are agreed on the "importance of finding an effective resolution" to the Abu Qatada case, Downing Street has...

Gary McKinnon 'Consumed By Terror' Over Extradition Fear

PA | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is "unable to control the terror that consumes his every waking moment" as he fights extradition to the US, his mother s...

Will Assange Be Extradited Over Sex Crime Allegations?

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must wait to hear whether he has won the latest round of a legal battle against extradition after a Supreme Court hea...

Assange Asks Supreme Court To Block 'Invalid' Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked the Supreme Court to block his extradition to Sweden on the grounds that the European arrest warrant issued...

Assange Heads To Supreme Court For Final Extradition Battle

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appearing before the Supreme Court as his fight against extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegation of sex cr...

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange To Star In Landmark Simpsons Episode

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to appear in the landmark 500th episode of the Simpsons, after producers heard he was keen to appear on the sh...

Can European Court Save British Businessman?

PA | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

A last-ditch plea is to be made to the European Court of Human Rights to block the extradition of a retired British businessman to the US. The Amer...

Barack Obama Quizzed Over Richard O'Dwyer Extradition Case

Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

Barack Obama has been quizzed by Americans over the United States' decision to seek the extradition of a British student for copyright infringement. ...

Hacker Gary McKinnon Returns To High Court As Judges Try To Hasten Extradition Case

PA | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

The High Court expressed concern today over the length of time it is taking the long-running case of computer hacker Gary McKinnon to come back to cou...

Hacker Gary McKinnon Returns To Court For Latest Hearing On Extradition

PA | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

The long-running case of computer hacker Gary McKinnon has been called back before the High Court. Two judges are expected to consider what further...

Mother Who Murdered Son Faces Extradition Over Second Baby Death

PA | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

A woman convicted of murdering her newborn son is to face an extradition hearing over the death of another infant. Ineta Dzinguviene, 26, from Lith...

Student Vows To Fight 'Disgusting' Extradition To US

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A student vows to fight his extradition to the United States to face copyright infringement allegations. Richard O'Dwyer is accused of operating a ...

London Businessman 'Who Tried To Sell Missile Parts To Iran' To Be Extradited To US

PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

A retired businessman has lost his High Court battle against extradition to the US where he faces charges of conspiring to sell parts for Iranian miss...

Shrien Dewani: Extradition Delay For Businessman Accused Of Honeymoon Murder

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

British businessman Shrien Dewani will have to wait until the new year to learn whether he has won or lost his High Court battle against extradition t...