Airport in High Court challenge – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2008 in airports, news by sally

“Coventry Airport has taken its fight to build a new passenger terminal to the High Court.”

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BBC News, 21st July 208

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Police car mechanic awarded damages after testing emergency sirens made him deaf – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in damages, news, noise, personal injuries by sally

“A police car mechanic has been awarded more than £16,000 in damages after testing emergency sirens made him deaf.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Nigel Gresham charged after road crash deaths of four children – The Times

Posted July 21st, 2008 in dangerous driving, news by sally

“A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after four of his children died when his Land Rover crashed into a river.”

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The Times, 21st July 2008

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Winehouse husband must stay in jail, judge rules – The Times

“Amy Winehouse’s husband was today jailed for trial-fixing and beating up a former pub landlord.”

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The Times, 21st July 2008

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Bank charges: Complaints waiver extended – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2008 in banking, news by sally

“Banks will not have to consider giving refunds to customers who complain about unauthorised charges for at least six months, the City watchdog said today.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2008

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Channel 4 ruled ‘unjust and unfair’ in climate change documentary – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2008 in bias, climate change, media, news by sally

“Ofcom has ruled that Channel 4 breached broadcasting codes on impartiality and was ‘unjust and unfair’ in the way it represented individuals in its controversial documentary The Great Global Warming Swindle.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2008

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Boy, 11, died after hospital sent him home three times – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in children, hospitals, inquests, news by sally

“A schoolboy who was sent away from hospital three times before he collapsed and died at home could have survived if he had been admitted for observation, a coroner has said.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Barry George will not give evidence, Jill Dando murder trial told – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in evidence, murder, news by sally

“Barry George will not be giving evidence in his own defence at his trial for the murder of Jill Dando, a jury has been told.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Four in five ringtone sites breach consumer laws, says Commission – OUT-LAW.com

Posted July 21st, 2008 in consumer protection, news, telecommunications by sally

“A European Commission investigation has found that four in five websites selling mobile phone services such as ringtones appear to breach consumer protection rules.”

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OUT-LAW.com. 18th July 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Daily Cause List, 22nd July

Posted July 21st, 2008 in news by sally

Tuesday 22nd July 2008

Source: www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

Please note only the current day’s cause list will be accessible

Welfare reform plan to get thousands to work – The Independent

Posted July 21st, 2008 in benefits, news by sally

“Radical plans to get hundreds of thousands of people off benefits and into work will be launched today by the Government.”

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The Independent, 21st July 2008

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Christian policeman ‘victimised’ over opposition to gay pride event – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in homosexuality, news, police, religious discrimination, victimisation by sally

“A Christian policeman is taking his own force to an employment tribunal over claims that it ‘harassed’ him because of his religious opposition to homosexuality.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ministry of Defence admits it was wrong to deny war widow a pension – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in armed forces, news, pensions by sally

“The widow of a war hero who had been wrongfully denied a pension by Whitehall bureaucrats for years was celebrating a victory after the Ministry of Defence admitted ‘maladministration’.

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Daily Telegraph, 21st July 2008

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Budget cuts threaten to slow miscarriage of justice reviews – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2008 in miscarriage of justice, news by sally

“Victims of miscarriages of justice will have to wait longer for their cases to be examined because of annual cuts of £300,000 in the budget of the organisation that investigates them, it emerged yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2008

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MPs seek answers on torture ‘outsourcing’ – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2008 in news, Pakistan, torture by sally

“Allegations in the Guardian that the government has ‘outsourced’ interrogation techniques involving the torture of British nationals in Pakistan must be investigated immediately, a cross-party group of backbench MPs said yesterday. In a highly critical report, the Commons foreign affairs committee also accuses the government of watering down its ‘anti-torture commitments’.

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The Guardian, 21st July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Another fatal stabbing, but police ignore demands to prosecute knife offenders – The Times

Posted July 21st, 2008 in news, offensive weapons, police by sally

“A government edict to get tough on knife offenders is being ignored by police forces throughout the country, despite mounting public concern and a spate of killings.”

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The Times, 21st July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Labour has nearly doubled the number of laws that give officials access to your home – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in news, privacy by sally

“More than a 1,000 laws now exist that allow the authorities into homes, it has emerged.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police racism claim is suspended – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2008 in news, police, race discrimination by sally

“The country’s most senior Asian officer has suspended an employment tribunal claim in which he had accused the Metropolitan Police of racism.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2008

Source: www.bb.co.uk

Man jailed over hoax bomb on bus – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2008 in bomb hoaxing, news, sentencing by sally

“A follower of Islamic militancy who left a hoax bomb on a bus and collected materials to make explosive devices has been jailed for seven years.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Pubs may be forced to to offer smaller glass sizes for wine and spirits – The Times

Posted July 21st, 2008 in licensed premises, licensing, news by sally

“Pubs and bars could be forced to offer smaller glass sizes under plans to tackle binge drinking being drawn up by ministers. Action against premises that offer the largest measures of wine and spirits as standard is one of the key elements of a package due to be announced this autumn.”

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The Times, 19th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk