Heinz male kiss ad cleared by watchdog – The Guardian

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in advertising, homosexuality, news by sally

“The UK’s advertising regulator has decided not to investigate Heinz’s ‘male kiss’ TV ad, despite 215 complaints from viewers that it was offensive and ‘inappropriate to see two men kissing’.”

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The Guardian, 2nd July 2008

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No government should award itself unreviewable powers – The Times

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in attorney general, judicial review, special report by sally

“Last week’s report by the House of Commons Justice Committee on the draft Constitutional Renewal Bill draws attention to an issue of fundamental importance: whether judicial review should be excluded if and when the Attorney-General stops a criminal investigation or prosecution on national security grounds. The committee rightly objected to such an unconstitutional immunity.”

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The Times, 3rd July 2008

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White man guilty of racial abuse after calling white guards ‘honkies’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in news, racism by sally

“A white man has admitted of racially abusing three white security guards by calling them ‘honkies’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd July 2008

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18,000 women and children trafficked into UK sex trade – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

“Up to 18,000 females, including girls as young as 14, are working in brothels across Britain after being smuggled into the country to meet the booming demand for prostitutes. Police, unveiling the results of the largest ever crackdown on people smuggling yesterday, revealed that nearly five times more women than previously thought are working under duress in massage parlours and suburban homes.”

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The Independent, 3rd July 2008

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Solicitors oppose complaint plans – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in complaints, news, solicitors by sally

“Many solicitors in England and Wales are opposing plans to publish details of complaints brought against them by their clients, a consultation suggests.”

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BBC News, 3rd July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk