Archive for February 15th, 2008

Girl, 10, injured in dog attack – BBC News

“A 10 year-year-old girl suffered serious facial injuries when she was badly mauled by a Staffordshire bull terrier in North Yorkshire.”

Full story

BBC News, 15th February 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Coroner blasts ‘unforgiveable’ MoD over death of soldier – The Times

“The Ministry of Defence has come under withering fire from a coroner after an inquest into the death of a young officer in Afghanistan was told troops were having to fight the Taleban without enough machineguns and night-vision goggles.”

Full story

The Times, 15th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

BA and Virgin in £100m passenger payout over price-fixing – The Times

“British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have agreed to pay up to £100 million in compensation to passengers affected by price-fixing on fuel surcharges for transatlantic flights.”

Full story

The Times, 15th February 2008

SOurce: www.timesonline.co.uk

Fifth man convicted in plot to behead UK soldier – The Times

“A jury convicted a man today in the case of a plot to kidnap and kill a British Muslim soldier and supply terrorists in Pakistan with equipment.”

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The Times, 15th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Livingstone suspends aide Lee Jasper over sleaze claims – The Times

“Ken Livingstone has suspended one of his most senior advisers and referred allegations against him to the police.”

Full story

The Times, 15th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Piggott v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

Piggott v Director of Public Prosecutions

There was no obligation on an individual, required under s 7(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to provide a specimen of breath for analysis, to declare a medical condition which might make it difficult or impossible for the individual to meet the requirement.”

WLR Daily, 14th February 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.

S v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

S v Director of Public Prosecutions

The offence under section 4A(1)(b) of the Public Order Act 1986 of displaying, with intent to cause a person harassment, alarm or distress, a visible representation which is threatening, abusive or insulting, thereby causing that or another person harassment, alarm or distress, may be established even where the harassment, alarm or distress crystallises only at the date several months after the act of displaying and at the instance of action by a police officer.”

WLR Daily, 14th February 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.


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