Court privacy ruling on divorce – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted September 26th, 2012 in divorce, family courts, freedom of expression, human rights, media, news, privacy by sally

“Divorcing couples have been given reassurance that their private financial affairs will remain confidential even when the media attend court, following a recent judgment from the family court.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 26th September 2012

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Boat race saboteur Trenton Oldfield guilty of public nuisance – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2012 in demonstrations, news, nuisance, public order, sport by sally

“A protester who disrupted this year’s Boat Race by swimming into the path of the crews was found guilty today of causing a public nuisance.”

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The Independent, 26th September 2012

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Two burglars shot by homeowner jailed for four years – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2012 in burglary, news, sentencing by sally

“Two burglars shot by a homeowner who was later arrested have both been jailed for four years.”

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The Guardian, 26th September 2012

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted September 26th, 2012 in news by sally

The Electricity and Gas (Smart Meters Licensable Activity) Order 2012

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Abu Hamza launches last-minute high court challenge to extradition – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2012 in appeals, extradition, human rights, imprisonment, news, terrorism, torture by sally

“Abu Hamza al-Masri has launched a last-minute appeal to the high court to block his imminent extradition to the US to stand trial on terrorism charges.”

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The Guardian, 26th September 2012

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‘Minefield around traveller site’ jibe broke equality law – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2012 in complaints, equality, gipsies, news, reports by sally

“A councillor breached equality laws when he suggested putting a minefield around a travellers’ site in Cambridgeshire, a report has said.”

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BBC News, 26th September 2012

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The extradition that changes the game – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2012 in extradition, human rights, imprisonment, news, terrorism, trials by sally

“The court ruling that settled Abu Hamza’s fate has raised concerns for the rights of others fighting to be tried in Britain.”

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The Independent, 26th September 2012

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Government plan for courts to sit in private is rejected – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2012 in bills, closed material, news, private hearings by sally

“The Liberal Democrat leadership suffered an embarrassing defeat last night as activists rejected Government plans to allow some courts to sit in private to hear evidence relating to national security.”

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The Independent, 26th September 2012

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Did the Queen breach a convention by lobbying over Abu Hamza? – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2012 in extradition, lobbying, media, news, royal family by sally

“The BBC has apologised for breaking the convention that private conversations with the Queen are kept off the record, but did the monarch break a convention herself? The news that the Queen had lobbied then-home secretary over Abu Hamza al-Masri was described by James Naughtie as ‘a corker’ but led us to wonder whether her intervention raised any constitutional issues.”

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The Guardian, 25th September 2012

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