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Keith Vaz: The Commons Standards Committee has recommended Labour MP Keith Vaz should be suspended for six months.  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Labour MP Keith Vaz has been suspended from the Commons for six months after he was found to have “expressed willingness” to buy cocaine for male pros(...)

British Labour MP Keith Vaz is reportedly standing down as chairman of the House of Commons home affairs committee amid allegations he paid for the services of male escorts. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Labour MP Keith Vaz is reportedly standing down as chairman of the influential House of Commons home affairs committee after a newspaper alleged he pa(...)

Sahima Begum (sister of Shamima Begum) and Abase Hussen (father of Amira Abase ) leave the Houses of Parliament in London, after giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee after three schoolgirls are feared to have joined Islamic State in war-torn Syria. Photograph: PA Wire

Hussen Abase, father of 15-year-old Amira, one of three girls who travelled secretly from London last month to join Islamic State in Syria, is a quiet(...)

Cliff Richard said the claims against him were “absurd and untrue” and he had “never, in my life, assaulted anyone”. Photograph: Ferdy Damman/EPA

The police investigation into veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard has “increased significantly in size” and involves “more than one allegation”, South Yo(...)

British  prime minister David Cameron has announced plans to cancel the passports of UK nationals who travel abroad to fight for Islamic State (Isis). Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Controversial new powers to cancel the passports of UK nationals who travel abroad to fight with Islamic State (Isis) are to be included in a Coun(...)

A burial team wearing protective gear places the body of Diana Flomo, who died giving birth prematurely, in a graveyard adjacent to the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit near Gbarnga, Liberia. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

Questions have been raised about British government plans to introduce enhanced screening for Ebola at major UK airports and terminals after Gatwick A(...)

 British singer Cliff Richard performing on stage in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The BBC and police have faced questions today about the reporting of a raid on his home in connection with an alleged historic sexual offence. Photograph: Ferdy Damman/EPA.

The chief constable of an English police force has apologised to pop star Sir Cliff Richard if the force was “insensitive” about the search of his hom(...)

Cliff Richard said the allegations against him were ‘completely false’ and that he had voluntarily spoken to police and answered all questions put to him. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Singer Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution by South Yorkshire Police detectives investigating a sex crime claim involving a young boy.The(...)

Labour MP Keith Vaz (second from left) in Luton Airport on New Year’s Day where he met just one Romanian arriving in Britain to get work. He said immigration from Bulgaria and Romania was “little more than a trickle”. Photograph: PA

The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in Britain has fallen since European Union’s freedom to work rules were relaxed on January 1st – despit(...)

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg taking questions from journalists after making a speech on immigration in London yesterday. Photograph: Getty Images

Immigration restrictions must be introduced in the UK, British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has sa(...)