Archive for July 4th, 2008

Legal fight ahead if badger cull rejected – Reuters

“Farmers said on Friday they would launch a legal challenge if the farm ministry rejected as expected next week a badger cull to help tackle bovine tuberculosis in cattle.”

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Reuters, 4th July 2008

Source: www.reuters.com

‘Sex with Diana’ story in News of the World was false, claims Burrell – The Guardian

“Solicitors for Paul Burrell, the former butler to Princess Diana, have written a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission claiming a News of the World story alleging Burrell claimed he had sex with Princess Diana was untrue.”

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The Guardian, 4th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Fans of Pringles lick lips over court ruling – Reuters

“Fans of Pringles are savouring a court ruling that the snack is not a potato crisp.”

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Reuters, 4th July 2008

Source: www.reuters.com

Take part in an e-consultation into criminal justice spending – Youth Justice Board

“The justice reinvestment inquiry has been set up to examine whether the resources currently given to the criminal justice system are being used effectively or whether there are alternative strategies which would give a better return for society than traditional methods of dealing with offenders.”

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Youth Justice Board, 4th July 2008

Source: www.yjb.gov.uk

Human rights body condemns counter-terrorism bill – The Guardian

“Government plans to extend pre-charge detention for terror suspects to 42 days are ‘unnecessary, disproportionate and counter-productive’ and should be rejected when they come before the House of Lords next week, an international human rights group said today. ”

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The Guardian, 4th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Linklaters follows rivals with record £1.29bn turnover – The Times

“Linklaters has followed its rivals in announcing a record turnover today, although it narrowly missed overtaking Clifford Chance as the world’s biggest firm. ”

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The Times, 4th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Right to privacy versus the public’s right to know – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoI) continues to surprise and baffle public sector information managers and lawyers. Every month there are an average of 20 decisions made by the information ­ commissioner and eight by the Information Tribunal.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 3rd July 2008

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk


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