Burrell not to face perjury probe – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2008 in inquests, news, perjury by sally

“Princess Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, will not be investigated over allegations of perjury at the inquest into her death, Scotland Yard has said.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Open verdict over hospital death – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in hospitals, inquests, news by sally

“There were ‘serious deficiencies’ in care given to a man who died hours after entering hospital but they did not amount to neglect, a coroner said.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

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Inquests into the deaths of service personnel in operations and exercises overseas – Ministry of Justice

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in armed forces, inquests by sally

“Justice Minister Bridget Prentice has made a written ministerial statement about the deaths of servicemen and women overseas.”

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Ministry of Justice, 30th April 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Inquest hears how mother found baby after attack by rottweiler – The Guardian

Posted April 30th, 2008 in dogs, inquests, news by sally

“A mother found her five-month-old daughter covered in blood after being attacked by two rottweilers in the living quarters of a pub, an inquest heard yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 30th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Coroner blames MoD again over troops’ deaths – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 21st, 2008 in armed forces, inquests, Iraq, news by sally

“An outspoken coroner has condemned shortages of military equipment again and claimed that two British soldiers would not have died in Iraq had they been in armoured vehicles.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2008

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Regina (Smith) v Assistant Deputy Coroner for Oxfordshire – WLR Daily

Posted April 16th, 2008 in armed forces, human rights, inquests, Iran, law reports by sally

Regina (Smith) v Assistant Deputy Coroner for Oxfordshire [2006] EWHC 694 (Admin); [2008] WLR (D) 108

“The procedural obligations arising under art 2 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms applied to an inquest on an United Kingdom soldier who had died of hyperthermia while on active service in Iraq.”

WLR Daily, 15th April 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Diana death investigation cost £12.5 million – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 16th, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

“The cost of investigating the death of Diana, Princess of Wales has jumped to more than £12.5 million, it was disclosed yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2008

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Paying a painfully high cost – The Times

Posted April 15th, 2008 in inquests, royal family, special report by sally

” The inquest of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Fayed was conducted with impeccable good sense and good humour by the coroner, Lord Justice Scott Baker. It arrived at the obviously correct result: that the deaths were caused by the grossly negligent driving of the drunken Henri Paul, and the conduct of the chasing pack of journalists. But the law needs amendment to ensure that there is never again such an unnecessary and expensive intrusion into privacy and dignity.”

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The Times, 15th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Al Fayed gives up 10-year bid to prove conspiracy theories – The Independent

Posted April 9th, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

” Mohammed Al Fayed announced last night that he was finally giving up his 10-year campaign to prove that his son Dodi and Diana, Princess of Wales, were killed in a conspiracy involving the Royal Family and the secret services.”

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The Independent, 9th April 2008

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How Mansfield dominated the Diana inquest – The Guardian

Posted April 8th, 2008 in barristers, inquests, royal family, special report by sally

“Michael Mansfield has been just where he likes to be throughout the six month inquest – in the centre of the spotlight. Stephen Bates reviews his latest courtroom performance.”

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The Guardian, 8th April 2008

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Chauffeur and paparazzi to blame for Diana death, jury finds – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family, verdicts by sally

“Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed were unlawfully killed by the reckless driving of their chauffeur, Henri Paul, and the paparazzi who chased them, jurors in the inquest into their deaths decided today.”

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The Guardian, 7th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Diana coroner to accept majority – BBC News

Posted April 7th, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family, verdicts by sally

“The coroner at the inquest into Princess Diana’s death has authorised the jury to return a majority verdict.”

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BBC News, 7th April 2008

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Coroner accuses Paul Burrell, Diana’s butler, of blindingly obvious deceit – The Times

Posted April 2nd, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

“Paul Burrell, the butler and self-styled ‘rock’ of Diana, Princess of Wales, was once a loyal servant of the Crown but ‘cashed in’ on his experience, the coroner said at her inquest yesterday.”

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The Times, 2nd April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Email halts Diana inquest summing-up – The Independent

Posted April 1st, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

“The inquest into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales hit a last-minute glitch today, hours before it was due to conclude, after the discovery of potentially new evidence.”

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The Independent, 1st April 2008

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Diana coroner: No evidence of Royal plot – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 31st, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

“The coroner leading the inquest into the death of Princess Diana has said there is no evidence that Prince Philip, the Secret Intelligence Service or any other government agency had anything to do with the 1997 car crash that killed the Princess and her lover Dodi Fayed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st March 2008
Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Judge wraps up Diana inquest – Reuters

Posted March 31st, 2008 in inquests, news, royal family by sally

“After almost six months and more than 250 witnesses, the judge presiding over the inquest into Princess Diana’s death wraps up the case on Monday with his summary to the jury.”

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Reuters, 30th March 2008

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MoD criticised over soldier death – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2008 in Afghanistan, armed forces, inquests, news by sally

“A British soldier who was crushed while repairing a tank in Afghanistan died becasue his regiment was not provided with proper equipement, a coroner ruled.”

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BBC News, 28th March 2008

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Government response to coroners’ recommendations following the deaths of Gareth Myatt and Adam Rickwood – Ministry of Justice

Posted March 28th, 2008 in detention, inquests, press releases, young offenders by sally

“Jack Straw has made a written ministerial statement on the government’s response to coroners’ recommendations following inquests into the deaths of two teenagers at secure training centres.”

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Ministry of Justice, 27th March 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Unlawful killing verdict on Liam Hogan, who was pushed from balcony by his father – The Times

Posted March 28th, 2008 in inquests, mental health, news, unlawful killing by sally

“A holidaymaker who pushed his two children from a fourth-floor balcony during a row with his wife may be prosecuted in England after his release from a Greek psychiatric hospital.”

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The Times, 28th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

July 7 inquests ‘could be secret’ – BBC News

Posted March 20th, 2008 in inquests, news, terrorism by sally

“Relatives of those who died in the 7 July bombings fear the inquests into their deaths could be heard in secret.”

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BBC News, 19th March 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk