Watchdog censures health secretary over illegal donation – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2008 in elections, news, political parties by sally

“The cost of the Labour deputy leadership contest threatened to bring further embarrassment for the government today as it emerged that another cabinet minister has been reprimanded over an illegal donation.”

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The Guardian, 25th April 2008

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Kurdish father-to-be set for deportation to Iraq – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2008 in asylum, deportation, news by sally

“A Kurdish asylum seeker who has been living in Britain for eight years and whose wife is expecting their first baby is due to be deported today.”

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The Guardian, 25th April 2008

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Employer must prove reason for dismissal, says Court of Appeal – OUT-LAW.com

Posted April 25th, 2008 in news, unfair dismissal by sally

“The Court of Appeal has said that employment tribunals do not have to back a fired employee’s story simply because the employer fails to prove its opposing case.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 24th April 2008

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Head teacher ‘force-fed children’ – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in child abuse, news, professional conduct, teachers by sally

“A nursery school head who force-fed children, dragged them along corridors and left them in soiled underwear has been banned from working as a teacher.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Killer’s maximum tariff reduced – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who abducted, sexually attacked and strangled a young, female, Royal Navy photographer has won a two-year reduction in his minimum tariff.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Woman who lured ‘healer’ jailed – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in conspiracy, false imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who lured a faith healer back to Luton, where he was later murdered, has been jailed for two years.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Bus stop killer wins sentence cut – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A Nottingham teenager convicted of murdering a man at a bus stop has had his 14 year minimum jail sentence cut.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Woman jailed for gay couple abuse – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in harassment, homosexuality, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother has been jailed and her daughter given a community order after being found guilty of harassing a gay couple in Kent.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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MPs debate junk food advert ban – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in advertising, children, food, news by sally

“MPs are to debate a bill calling for a ban on advertising junk food and drinks to children.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Legal victory for B&B owner who evicted Irving for being too moody – The Independent

Posted April 25th, 2008 in contracts, news by sally

“In his long history of legal calamity, David Irving has confronted and lost to courtroom adversaries from the publisher Penguin, to a British Second World War convoy commander, to the Austrian state. To that list can now be added Jennie Allen, the 60-year-old owner of a B&B in the genteel London suburb of Kew.”

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The Independent, 25th April 2008

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OFT accuses tobacco firms and retailers of cigarette price-fixing – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2008 in news, price fixing by sally

“The Office of Fair Trading has accused tobacco manufacturers and retailers, including the UK’s biggest supermarkets, of acting unlawfully over the price of tobacco products.”

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The Times, 25th April 2008

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Jail inmates win £120,000 payout over abuse claims – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2008 in compensation, news, prisons by sally

“The Prison Service yesterday agreed to pay more than £120,000 to prisoners who said they had suffered beatings and racial discrimination by prison officers, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 25th April 2008

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Freezing assets of terror suspects ruled unlawful by High Court – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2008 in freezing injunctions, news, terrorism by sally

“Anti-terrorism legislation was condemned as poorly thought-out by a senior High Court judge yesterday as he declared that the Treasury’s powers to freeze suspects’ bank accounts were unlawful.”

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The Times, 25th April 2008

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Crime down but gun offences rise – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2008 in crime, news, statistics by sally

“Crime is falling in England and Wales at an accelerating rate, according to figures from police forces published yesterday.”

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The Times, 25th April 2008

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Banks told to stop stalling and pay up after verdict on charges – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2008 in banking, news, penalties by sally

“Banks have been accused of trying to block compensation claims from customers, after they refused to accept the findings of a High Court test case on penalty charges.”

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The Times, 25th April 2008

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House of Lords to rule on BAE corruption inquiry – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2008 in bribery, corruption, news, Saudi Arabia by sally

“The Serious Fraud Office is to challenge the ruling that it must rethink the halting of its investigation into a £43 billion arms deals between BAE Systems and Saudi Arabia.”

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The Times, 25th April, 2008

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Terror asset-freezing ‘unlawful’ – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2008 in freezing injunctions, news, terrorism by sally

“Rules imposed under UN laws to enable the freezing of terror suspects’ assets are not lawful because they ‘bypassed’ Parliament, the High Court has ruled.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Police condemn ‘bad drivers’ site – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2008 in internet, news, road traffic by sally

“A website which publishes registration plates of ‘bad drivers’ could lead to vigilantism, police have said.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Terror prisoner threatens to sue to get deported – The Guardian

Posted April 24th, 2008 in deportation, news, terrorism by sally

“A foreign prisoner convicted of a terrorism offence is threatening to go to court to force the government to deport him from Britain.”

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The Guardian, 24th April 2008

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Small shareholders seek judicial review over Northern Rock compensation – The Times

Posted April 24th, 2008 in banking, compensation, judicial review, nationalisation, news by sally

“Northern Rock’s small shareholders will take High Court action against the Treasury within weeks after the Government’s lawyers rejected their plea for compensation.”

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The Times, 24th April 2008

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