Hunt protesters get police payout – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2009 in demonstrations, false imprisonment, hunting, news, police by sally

“Eleven anti-hunt protesters have been given a total of £38,300 in damages from Derbyshire Police.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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FSA fines Barclays £2.85m for providing inaccurate trading data – The Guardian

Posted September 8th, 2009 in banking, financial regulation, news by sally

“Barclays has been fined £2.45m by the Financial Services Authority for failures related to the reporting of trades in its investment banking arm, Barclays Capital.”

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The Guardian, 8th September 2009

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Neo-Nazi Neil Lewington jailed indefinitely for racist bomb plot – The Times

Posted September 8th, 2009 in news by sally

“A neo-Nazi who was about to launch a racist terror campaign on the streets of Britain was today jailed indefinitely.”

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The Times, 8th September 2009

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Mother jailed for killing baby with antidepressants – The Times

Posted September 8th, 2009 in news by sally

“A mother was jailed for six years today for killing her 20-month-old son by doping him to make him sleep.”

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The Times, 8th September 2009

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Top Dogs: Britain’s New Supreme Court – BBC Radio 4

Posted September 8th, 2009 in news, Supreme Court by sally

“The UK Supreme Court is replacing the House of Lords as the highest court in the land. Yet hardly anyone knows who its justices are, why the reform has been made and how it will change our lives. Joshua Rozenberg goes behind the scenes to talk to the judges and to visit their new court, and discovers from leading politicians how the new court was created. He also asks if Parliament will find the new judicial top dogs to be dangerous rivals for power.”

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BBC Radio 4, 8th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Please note this programme will only be available for 7 days after the broadcast date.

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Rugby agent jailed for money scam – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2009 in bankruptcy, news, obtaining property by deception by sally

“A former sporting agent with a ‘liking for the fine life’ has been jailed for a finance scam totalling £481,000.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

Posted September 8th, 2009 in legislation by sally

The Political Parties and Elections Act 2009 (Commencement No.1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2009

The Mental Health and Mental Capacity (Advocacy) Amendment (England) Regulations 2009

The Registrar of Companies (Fees) (Limited Partnerships and Newspaper Proprietors) Regulations 2009

The Protection of Wrecks (Designation) (England) Order 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

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Drug factory electrician jailed – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2009 in drug offences, news, sentencing by sally

“A Vietnamese man has been jailed for 38 months for helping to convert five properties in Gloucestershire into cannabis ‘factories’.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2009

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Hit-and-run cyclist killer jailed – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2009 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

“A businessman who admitted driving into a cyclist and leaving him for dead has been jailed for seven and a half years.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2009

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Independent Safeguarding Authority could bar ‘lonely’ people from working with children – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 8th, 2009 in children, criminal records, news by sally

“The Government’s new anti-paedophile database will take into account lifestyles, relationships and beliefs when assessing the backgrounds of more than 11million people, rather than just whether they have a criminal record. The Independent Safeguarding Authority can consider unproven allegations made in newspaper reports or tip-offs from members of the public, as well as trawling internet chatrooms and websites such as Facebook for evidence to use against applicants.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th September 2009

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British Supreme Court is ‘frivolous’ creation, warns top judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 8th, 2009 in news, Supreme Court by sally

“Former Law Lord Lord Neuberger, who declined to move to the Supreme Court and has instead been appointed Master of the Rolls, said the far-reaching change to the legal system appeared to have been dreamt up ‘over a glass of whisky’ by former Prime Minister Tony Blair.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th September 2009

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Abortion ad rules review delayed – The Guardian

Posted September 8th, 2009 in abortion, advertising, news by sally

“Regulators have delayed publication of the results of a controversial review of the UK advertising code, which includes proposals that could allow abortion clinics to run TV commercials, until next year after receiving around 4,000 submissions.”

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The Guardian, 8th September 2009

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Release of terror suspect expected to end secret evidence detentions – The Times

Posted September 8th, 2009 in news by sally

“Britain’s most dangerous terrorist suspects are likely to be released from detention to avoid the disclosure of secret intelligence evidence, lawyers said.”

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The Times, 8th September 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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