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Britain faces new clash with Europe over whole-life jail sentences

PUBLISHED July 9, 2013

Just as the British home secretary, Theresa May, finally manages to get Abu Qatada on a plane, and prepares to announce a coalition deal to reform UK involvement in EU justice and home affairs powers, the European court of human rights (ECHR) deals the government a massive new headache.

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