The madness of hotel asylum: 600 migrants crammed into 98 rooms at a London hotel - and the £500,000 bill paid for by YOU
The Queen Hotel in South London has hosted 600 migrants in its 98 rooms
The hotel has been block-booked to house asylum seekers from Gatwick
Some migrants claim they will work illegally to pay for their families to travel
Local residents claim they are being intimidated by the asylum seekers
When the novelist Emile Zola fled his native France in order to escape a politically motivated jail sentence, he settled at the Queens Hotel in the leafy South London suburb of Upper Norwood.
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Friday, 19 September 2014 09:23
Some people are on the pitch, they think it’s all over. By the time you read this, we’ll know the result of the Scottish independence vote.
If it’s Yes, the nationalists will be swinging from the goalposts and digging up the halfway line. If it’s No, they’ll probably set fire to the stadium.
But in England it hasn’t even kicked off yet.
I’m not just talking about the anti-democratic contempt shown for the English by the three main parties.
SCOTLAND SAYS NO! SNP leaders admit to 'deep disappointment as Better Together campaign heads for clear victory in referendum
Friday, 19 September 2014 05:39
LATEST: With 29 of the 32 council areas in Scotland now declared, No leads on 55% with Yes on 45%
Salmond takes to the skies after pulling the plug on a planned appearance at his local count in Aberdeenshire
Clackmannanshire - rated most likely to vote Yes by Credit Suisse - rejected independence in first result of the night
Yes wins in Dundee, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire, but is trailling by 200,000 votes
Allegations of 10 electoral fraud cases in Glasgow as voters 'turn up to polling station to find they had already voted'
Thousands of Yes campaigners in Glasgow's George Square waving Saltires and burning flares - but some arrested
David Cameron to address the nation early on Friday morning to set out ways to 'rebalance' power across the UK
The Queen is following events 'closely' and will make a statement tomorrow in response to the public's decision
A former St Helens councillor was charged with assault as she campaigned against Scottish independence in Glasgow
Tennis champion Andy Murray rows back from pro-independence tweet, insisting he will still play for Team GB
Last Updated (Friday, 19 September 2014 08:29)
The Telegraph can disclose the French, Spanish and Belgian governments have rejected Mr Salmond's claim in a TV interview that he has held talks with them over EU membership. Alex Salmond claimed he has spoken to the Spanish, French, Italians and Belgians
Thursday, 18 September 2014 18:32
The Telegraph can disclose the French, Spanish and Belgian governments have rejected Mr Salmond's claim in a TV interview that he has held talks with them over EU membership.
Alex Salmond has been accused of deliberately misleading Scots about an independent Scotland’s EU status after European governments rejected his claim in a major TV interview that he has consulted them.
The First Minister told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show at the weekend that he had spoken to the Spanish, French, Italians and Belgians about his assertion that a separate Scotland would start life in the EU.
Could independent Scotland become a backdoor into England for thousands of immigrants? How Salmond plans to open borders to 24,000 every year
Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:42
Salmond wants a rise in net migration of 24,000 each year
It means an additional 9,000 annually above ONS forecasts
But he also wants to maintain open borders like England and Ireland
Thousands of workers are needed in Scotland to fund the state pension
Poll reveals 700,000 Scots would consider moving south after independence
Parliament could be recalled on Saturday if Scotland votes Yes and Cameron becomes the Prime Minister who broke up the Union
Thursday, 18 September 2014 05:44
MPs could be summoned to Westminster to hear first reaction to the result
Cameron will face immediate pressure to explain the impact of independence
He insists he will not resign as PM if the vote goes against him
It would be the first time Parliament sat on a Saturday since the Falklands
Even with a No vote, Cameron under fire over more powers to Scotland
We have lost the battle against Britain's booze culture, police admit as they issue an unprecedented plea for moderation in drinking
Friday, 19 September 2014 08:49
Police admit defeat in tackling Britain's excessive boozing culture
Chief Constable Adrian Lee will say efforts have 'barely scratched surface'
He believes there have been 'few changes' in the past 12 months
A campaign against public drunkenness will be rolled out this weekend
Breathalyser scheme could see drunken people turned away from venues
Police will today issue an unprecedented plea for moderation in drinking as they admit defeat in tackling Britain’s excessive boozing culture.
The country’s most senior officer responsible for fighting alcohol-related crime called for an end to the attitude which tolerates out-of-control drunkenness as ‘normal’.
Chief Constable Adrian Lee also admitted officers’ efforts to combat booze-fuelled yobbishness and violence had ‘barely scratched the surface’ of a problem that is ‘blighting our communities’.
Merkel Counting on Scots No Vote Shows Europe Unprepared
Thursday, 18 September 2014 19:09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is counting on Scots to reject independence and hasn’t made contingency plans for a U.K. split, underscoring a lack of preparedness across Europe before today’s referendum.While Merkel has avoided weighing in on Scotland’s future, German policy makers view independence as an ill-advised choice for Scots and are concerned it would spur separatism in other European Union countries such as Spain, according to three government officials in Berlin who asked not to be named because the discussions are private.The possible breakup of the EU’s third-biggest economy has been low on Europe’s agenda as leaders focused on Ukraine and the advance of Islamic State militants in Iraq. While the “yes” campaign for Scottish independence gathered steam, Merkel spent days campaigning in three German state elections.
Last Updated (Thursday, 18 September 2014 19:20)
European court adds hundreds of millions to UK bank taxes
Thursday, 18 September 2014 18:22
VAT ruling means tax will be charged on services between banks' international operations in latest ruling to hit UK financial sector
London Skyline at dusk. Mazars executive fired after applying for top job sues for £1m
The ruling will disproportionately hit the UK since it has Europe's biggest financial sector Photo: Alamy
Riot police fire tear gas on Calais migrants as they try to keep them away from UK-bound lorries
Thursday, 18 September 2014 05:58
Around 250 migrants yesterday morning rushed vehicles queuing to board ferries
Calais has been at the centre of numerous disturbances in recent weeks
Authorities desperately trying to stem growing numbers making their way across Channel to Britain
EU officials, already vexed by 'British question' must consider Scotland too Yes vote to independence will take EU into uncharted waters, and could see Scotland clamouring to join while England leaves
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 20:13
A new regime is just taking shape in Brussels, readying to run the European Union for the next five years. Already it is clear that the three big items sitting in the in-trays for the new commission, the new parliament and the new president of the European council include what is known in Brussels as "the British question" – whether the UK stays in the EU and on what terms.
The British question could be very soon superseded or joined by "the Scottish question" – the riddle of Scotland's future in Europe should it opt to go it alone and quit the UK.
- English Tories warn Cameron of a bloodbath over his extra cash and powers for Scotland: Pledge to maintain controversial public spending formula branded 'last-minute bribe'
- FARAGE RE-ELECTED UNOPPOSED AS UKIP LEADER
- Birmingham City Council confirms 6,000 jobs to go
- Labour To 'Cancel Annual Party Conference' If Scotland Votes 'Yes'
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Camerons private carbuncle - Pension Porpor - Tax Heist - Purple Pigs - Red Fuel Ripoff
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TTIP World Governance - Croatia Fail - Eurosceptic gorwth - EU President who ?
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Friday News Special
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Mobile Data Cheap - EU Navy - Cyprus Turkey Rutt - EU and Christian Church debacle
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Crumbling EU recovery threatens UK growth: Figures show that Britain's economy grew at its slowest pace in a year
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European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Romania on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020
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UK should consider leaving the EU warns Legal & General boss
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EU Supports Moldova To Secure FTA Benefits
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What a waste! Unelected Eurocrats’ trips cost taxpayer £2.5m a year - JET-SETTING round the world by unelected Brussels chiefs costs European taxpayers more than £2.5million a year, it emerged yesterday.
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