A jihadist preacher with links to Osama bin Laden will be allowed to stay in the UK despite being denied citizenship because of his 'extremist' views.

The Yemeni-born imam has spent more than a decade fighting for UK citizenship in a case that has cost the British taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds in court bills.

The Telegraph is prevented from naming the preacher under protection given him by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC).

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