Herbalists to face strict regulations – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 16th, 2008 in complementary medicine, news by sally

“Strict regulations are to be imposed on herbalists and acupuncturists amid growing concerns about the safety of their treatments.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th June 2008

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Government outlaws tax avoidance schemes – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2008 in news, tax avoidance by sally

“The government is outlawing a number of offshore corporation tax avoidance schemes, one of which has been operated by Tesco, the supermarket giant has confirmed.”

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The Guardian, 14th June 2008

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Climbie worker made a ‘scapegoat’ – BBC News

Posted June 16th, 2008 in child support, news, social services by sally

“Victoria Climbie’s social worker has accused officials at London’s Haringey Council of the UK’s ‘worst case of institutionalised scapegoating’.”

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BBC News, 14th June 2008

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‘Superhacker’ bids to halt extradition – The Independent

Posted June 16th, 2008 in computer crime, extradition, news by sally

“A British man accused of the ‘biggest military computer hack of all time’ will make a last desperate plea today to try to stop his extradition to the US.”

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The Independent, 16th June 2008

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Terror campaign postman is jailed – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2008 in bomb hoaxing, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“A postman who left a hoax bomb on a bridge and sent white powder in the post to leading figures, including Tony Blair, has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Ex-workers win £2m compensation – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2008 in news, redundancy by sally

“Hundreds of steelworkers who lost their jobs in Newport will receive a share of nearly £2m in redundancy money.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Ireland votes No to Lisbon Treaty – The Times

Posted June 13th, 2008 in constitutional law, EC law, news, treaties by sally

“Ireland has voted No to the Lisbon Treaty, plunging the European Union into a new crisis.”

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The Times, 13th June 2008

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Appeal over Goth murder sentence – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Two teenage boys jailed for life for the murder of a woman who was killed for dressing as a Goth have lodged an appeal against their sentences.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Compensation claims a step closer – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2008 in compensation, consumer protection, news by sally

“Opportunities for consumers to take on businesses they believe have treated them unfairly and seek compensation in the courts could be stepped up.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Boy ordered to tear down treehouse over planning permission row – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2008 in news, planning by sally

“A teenage boy has been ordered to tear down his treehouse because he doesn’t have planning permission for it.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2008

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42-day terror law faces ‘very rough ride’ in Lords – The Times

Posted June 13th, 2008 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“A leading Labour critic of Gordon Brown’s 42-day terror detention plan predicted today that the legislation would have a ‘very rough ride’ in the Lords.”

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The Times, 12th June 2008

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The ‘strangulation of freedoms’ that Davis will fight on – The Independent

Posted June 13th, 2008 in news, parliament by sally

“David Davis listed a host of controversial developments in the arena of civil liberties as the reasons for his shock resignation.”

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The Independent, 12th June 2008

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People injured in hazardous activities only have themselves to blame, court rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2008 in damages, news, personal injuries, sport by sally

“People who injure themselves during hazardous sporting activities can blame no one but themselves, the appeal court has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2008

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House of Lords ‘reaches out’ into the blogosphere – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2008 in internet, news, parliament by sally

“The House of Lords is aiming to spruce up its fusty image by launching viral videos on a YouTube channel to ‘combat outdated stereotypes of members’ and build on its first web foray Lords of the Blog.”

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The Guardian, 13th June 2008

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‘Bangle’ supporters petition PM – BBC News

“The family of a Sikh girl excluded from school for wearing a religious bangle will hand in a petition to Downing Street.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Drunk and disorderly children escaping prosecution – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2008 in children, drunk and disorderly, news by sally

“The number of children prosecuted for being drunk and disorderly has plunged despite a substantial increase in under-age drinking.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2008

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Killer joyrider’s ‘inadequate’ prison sentence criticised by family of victim – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2008 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

“The family of a mother-of-four killed by a serial joyrider has condemned the courts after he was spared a maximum 14-year prison term and jailed for eight years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2008

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Laptop lapses which embarrassed government – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2008 in data protection, news by sally

“The revelation that top secret documents relating to al-Qaida and Iraq were left on a train is the latest in a string of recent embarrassments over data security lapses.”

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The Guardian, 12th June 2008

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O2’s bubble bursts as it loses trademark case – The Times

Posted June 13th, 2008 in advertising, news, trade marks by sally

“O2, the British mobile operator, has lost its four-year battle with rival 3 over the use of its bubble trademark in a television advertisement.”

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The Times, 12th June 2008

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Black Panther ‘to die in prison’ – BBC News

Posted June 12th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“The killer who became known as the Black Panther has been told he will spend the rest of his life in jail.”

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BBC News, 12th June 2008

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