High Court: tenant’s failure to remove partitioning meant no vacant possession – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 11th, 2016 in landlord & tenant, leases, news by tracey

‘A tenant was unable to exercise a break clause in a commercial lease due to its failure to remove partitioning that it had installed. This meant it had not provided vacant possession of the property, which was required by the lease as a condition of effective exercise of the break clause, the High Court has ruled.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 11th August 2016

Source: www.out-law.com

CA orders release of court judgment on Ellie Butler’s death – UK Human Rights Blog

‘C (a child) [2016] EWCA Civ 798. This is the most recent in the long series of legal steps touching on the violent career of Ben Butler, recently convicted of the murder of his daughter, Ellie.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th August 2016

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

Illegal mobile phones in prisons to be cut off – Home Office

Posted August 11th, 2016 in press releases, prisons, telecommunications by tracey

‘Inmates running criminal operations from behind bars will be targeted with new powers to cut off mobile phones being used illegally in prisons.’

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Home Office, 11th August 2016

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 11th, 2016 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

TH (Bangladesh) & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 815 (10 August 2016)

Morris v Morris [2016] EWCA Civ 812 (10 August 2016)

High Court (Administrative Court)

LIDL Ltd, R (on the application of) v Central Arbitration Committee & Anor [2016] EWHC 2040 (Admin) (10 August 2016)

Yavuz, R (On the Application Of) v West Yorkshire Police [2016] EWHC 2054 (Admin) (10 August 2016)

High Court (Patents Court)

Actavis & Ors v Eli Lilly And Company [2016] EWHC 1955 (Pat) (10 August 2016)

Source: www.bailii.org

EU court to hear case of transgender woman refused female pension – The Guardian

Posted August 11th, 2016 in EC law, news, pensions, references to European Court, transgender persons by tracey

‘The case of a 68-year-old transgender woman who was refused the female state pension at the age of 60 because she chose to stay married has been referred by the supreme court to judges in Europe “for their guidance”.’

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The Guardian, 10th August 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Swearing judge launches four-letter response after being abused by racist defendant in court – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 11th, 2016 in anti-social behaviour, judges, news, racism by tracey

‘A judge launched an expletive-laden response when a racist thug hurled abuse at her in court.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th August 2016

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ex-priest Philip Temple jailed for child sex abuse – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2016 in child abuse, clergy, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A former social worker and Catholic priest has been jailed for 12 years after admitting historical child sex abuse charges dating back to the 1970s.’

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BBC News, 10th August 2016

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2016 in employment, Islam, news, religious discrimination, reports, sex discrimination, women by tracey

‘Muslim women are the most economically disadvantaged group in British society, according to a report by MPs.’

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BBC News, 11th August 2016

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Romanian murderer could receive £500,000 payout for being unlawfully detained at an immigration centre – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 11th, 2016 in damages, deportation, detention, EC law, murder, news by tracey

‘ Romanian murderer could be paid up to £500,000 damages from the government after a court ruled his detention at an immigration centre was unlawful.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th August 2016

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Domestic abuse privacy breach: Greater Manchester Police pays victim – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2016 in compensation, domestic violence, news, police, privacy, victims by tracey

‘A domestic abuse victim has received £75,000 from a police force after it revealed details of her treatment by a former boyfriend without her consent.’

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BBC News, 11th August 2016

Source: www.bbc.co.uk