Theresa May: current panel members have accused her of listening to a vocal minority. Photograph:  PA/PA Wire

British home secretary Theresa May is to scrap the panel for the independent inquiry into child sex abuse, it has been reported.Ms May wrote to each m(...)

Malcolm Rifkind, chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee: rejected  charges the committee is too close to British establishment. Photograph: PA

British politicians, either those now serving or those who were in office during Labour’s years in power, will be held to account if they were “com(...)

Theresa May: the mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s business empire has launched a legal challenge against the UK home secretary

The mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s business empire has launched a legal challenge against the UK home secretary and anti-corruptio(...)

First scientific estimate of modern slavery in UK puts victim numbers between 10,000 and 13,000. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/File photo

Up to 13,000 people in Britain are being held in conditions of slavery, four times the number previously thought, the Home Office has said.The number (...)

Britain’s home secretary, Theresa May, announces the plans at a speech at the Royal United Services Institute. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

New powers to order universities to ban extremist speakers from their campuses are to be included in the counter-terrorism Bill to be published on Tu(...)

 The charges were made by a now deceased Conservative MP, Geoffrey Dickens (left), who approached the then home secretary, Leon Brittan (right). Photograph: PA Wire

Allegations made to Britain’s home office in the 1980s about the existence of a paedophile ring did not involve prominent politicians or celebrities,(...)

Britain’s home secretary Theresa May. She argued that she did not have to give MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant because it was already part of British law. Photograph:  Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett

The British government narrowly escaped a damaging House of Commons rebellion after dozens of Conservative MPs furiously condemned efforts to deny (...)

Minister Fitzgerald and UK home secretary Theresa May launch landmark British-Irish visa scheme. Photograph: Courtesy of Department of Justice

A new visa deal between Ireland and the United Kingdom - which will allow foreign tourists and business-people to travel to both countries on one visa(...)

The agreement will be signed in the Irish Embassy in London by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and the British home secretary, Theresa May

In an unprecedented degree of co-operation between Ireland and Britain, the two governments will today sign an historic visa agreement that will allo(...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt has said if any members of his party had been involved in child sex abuse at Kincora Boys’ Home then it woul(...)