Unions in legal action over Southampton council pay cuts – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2011 in industrial action, local government, news, trade unions, unfair dismissal by tracey

“Unions have begun legal action after more than 99% of Southampton City Council workers signed new contracts forcing many to take a pay cut.”

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BBC News, 13th July 2011

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Discourteous and disrespectful, but not rape: the Assange defence – The Independent

Posted July 13th, 2011 in extradition, news, rape, sexual offences by tracey

“Julian Assange’s sexual behaviour was ‘disrespectful, discourteous and pushing the boundaries’ – but not rape, the WikiLeaks founder’s legal team insists, in a change of strategy they hope will save him from extradition to Sweden.”

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The Independent, 13th July 2011

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Terrorists are harnessing hi-tech communications, government warns – Daily Telelgraph

“Britain is failing to prosecute enough terrorists and the security services are struggling to obtain intelligence because of the sophistication of modern communications, the government has disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th July 2011

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Former Director of Public Prosecutions says no question of conflict in News Corporation advice – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 13th, 2011 in conflict of interest, Crown Prosecution Service, interception, media, news by tracey

“Lord Macdonald of River Glaven, the former Director of Public Prosecutions, last night denied there was a conflict of interest when he advised Rupert Murdoch’s media company over the News of the World scandal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th July 2011

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