Poundworld fined over faulty thermometers – The Independent

Posted November 19th, 2010 in consumer credit, news, sale of goods by sally

“Discount retailer Poundworld has been fined £5,000 for selling dangerously faulty digital thermometers and other medical items, it was announced today.”

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The Independent, 18th November 2010

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Bar owner cleared of GBH faces £9,000 legal bill after court refuses to pay for his top QC – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 19th, 2010 in barristers, costs, fees, legal aid, news by sally

“An innocent businessman faces a £9,000 legal bill after judges ruled that the taxpayer should not have to pay for the leading criminal barrister who defended him.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th November 2010

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Fingerprint identification evidence questioned by senior judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 19th, 2010 in evidence, fingerprints, identification, news by sally

“A senior judge has raised concerns over fingerprint evidence used in criminal trials, warning that it rests on ‘assumptions’ that have never been scientifically proven.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th November 2010

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