“A university tutor has won £60,000 in libel damages from the Daily Mail and London Evening Standard over stories alleging he was involved in violence at a demonstration against education cuts.”
The Guardian, 22nd June 2012
“Lord Ramsbotham, a former prisons inspector, has condemned government plans to overhaul the probation service and promised to lead a rebellion of peers and politicians unless they are rewritten.”
The Guardian, 24th June 2012
“Lawyers who sue the NHS in medical negligence cases are earning from the state up to 30 times the amount their clients win in damages, it can be disclosed.”
Daily Telegraph, 25th June 2012
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