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David Cameron calls for European court reform

Prime Minister David Cameron has set out the fundamental changes he wants to see to the European Court of Human Rights.

He told the Council of Europe in Strasbourg that the court's reputation had been undermined by hearing trivial cases and he said it should interfere less in decisions made by national courts.

The BBC's James Landale reports from Strasbourg.

  • 25 Jan 2012
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