Jail text-messaging death drivers, judges told – The Times

Posted July 16th, 2008 in careless driving, news, sentencing by sally

“Motorists who read or write text messages on a mobile phone could face jail sentences of up to seven years if they cause a death, under new guidelines from a sentencing watchdog today.”

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The Times, 16th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

‘They threatened to break my neck’ – The Guardian

Posted July 16th, 2008 in asylum, reports by sally

“Three asylum seekers’ claims from the the Outsourcing Abuse report, which documents almost 300 allegations of assault.”

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The Guardian, 14th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related link: Outsourcing Abuse (PDF)

Jack Straw wants shoplifters to pay for stolen Mars Bars – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 16th, 2008 in news, theft, young offenders by sally

“Teenage shoplifters are to be forced to pay back retailers for any goods they steal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Church’s £37,000 award to gay man – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2008 in damages, news, sexual orientation discrimination, victimisation by sally

“A gay man who suffered ‘grotesquely discriminatory conduct’ from the Presbyterian Church in Wales has been awarded £37,000.”

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BBC News, 15th July 2008

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Pleasing employers, letting down victims? – The Times

Posted July 16th, 2008 in asbestos, damages, industrial injuries, news by sally

“Backbench MPs are seeking to block controversial plans they believe will prevent victims of asbestos-related diseases suing their employers for damages.”

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The Times, 15th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Decision expected on Mosley privacy case next week – The Independent

Posted July 16th, 2008 in media, news, privacy by sally

“A ruling is expected next week in motorsport Max Mosley’s groundbreaking privacy case at the High Court.”

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The Independent, 14th July 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk