Archive for April 30th, 2008

Tube suicide bomb hoax man jailed – BBC News

“A civil servant who told fellow Tube passengers he was a Muslim suicide bomber during a drunken tirade has been jailed for 12 months.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed over dockyard swindle – BBC News

“A company boss who swindled the Ministry of Defence (MoD) out of nearly £425,000 has been jailed for three and a half years.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Off-roaders banned on ancient lanes – The Times

“Many parts of the countryside are to be protected from the noisy invasion of motorcycles, 4x4s and quad bikes after a victory by green campaigners in the Court of Appeal.”

Full story

The Times, 30th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Law lords rule NHS policy on overseas doctors is unlawful – The Times

“The House of Lords has told the Government that it must ditch its policy of preferring British and European doctors for NHS jobs over doctors from further afield.”

Full story

The Times, 30th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Electricity and Gas (Billing) Regulations 2008

The Teesport Harbour Revision Order 2008

The Value Added Tax (Buildings and Land) Order 2008

The Bluetongue (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Heather and Grass etc. Burning (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Specified Products from China (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Carmarthenshire National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

L Brown & Sons Ltd v Crosby Homes (North West) Ltd [2008] EWHC 817 (TCC) (23 April 2008)

Avoncroft Construction Ltd v Sharba Homes (CN) Ltd [2008] EWHC 933 (TCC) (29 April 2008)

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Ide v ATB Sales Ltd & Anor [2008] EWCA Civ 424 (28 April 2008)

Whitecap Leisure Ltd v John H. Rundle Ltd. [2008] EWCA Civ 429 (28 April 2008)

Consistent Group Ltd v Kalwak & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 430 (29 April 2008)

Winchester College & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [2008] EWCA Civ 431 (29 April 2008)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

G v R [2008] EWCA Crim 922 (29 April 2008)

Purcell v R [2008] EWCA Crim 894 (29 April 2008)

Diamond, R v [2008] EWCA Crim 923 (29 April 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Artibell Shipping Company Ltd. v Markel International Insurance Company Ltd & Ors [2008] EWHC 811 (Comm) (24 April 2008)

Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National Plc & 7 Ors [2008] EWHC 875 (Comm) (24 April 2008)

Scottish Coal Company Ltd & Ors v Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Plc & Ors [2008] EWHC 880 (Comm) (28 April 2008)

High Court (Family Division)

McCartney v McCartney [2008] EWHC 401 (Fam) (17 March 2008)

Nottingham City Council v G & Ors [2008] EWHC 540 (Fam) (18 March 2008)

S v S [2008] EWHC 519 (Fam) (19 March 2008)

London Borough of Ealing v KS & Ors [2008] EWHC 636 (Fam) (03 April 2008)


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