Archive for July 7th, 2008

SFO dropped BAE inquiry over ‘national security’ concerns, law lords told – The Times

“The decision to drop the Serious Fraud Office bribery investigation into BAE Systems’ £43 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia was taken for the sake of national security and not for commercial reasons, five law lords were told today.”

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The Times, 7th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Clerk jailed for £72m bank fraud – BBC News

“A bank clerk who tried to steal almost £72m from the HSBC bank has been jailed for nine years.”

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BBC News, 7th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Judge is Britain’s new top judge – The Times

“Sir Igor Judge will take over from Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers as Lord Chief Justice, head of the judiciary in England and Wales”

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The Times, 7th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Madeleine McCann parents drop court fight as police agree to share records – The Guardian

“Madeleine McCann’s parents today withdrew their high court request for British police to release documents about the investigation into her disappearance.”

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The Guardian, 7th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Molseed killer to fight sentence – BBC News

“A man who murdered a schoolgirl and dumped her body on the Yorkshire moors 30 years ago is to appeal against his life sentence.”

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BBC News, 7th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

City lawyers close in on New York rivals – The Times

“A record year for the City’s leading law firms saw them close the gap on their New York rivals in profitability, according to research published today.”

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The Times, 7th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Prisons: Ministers urged to scrap sentencing reform plans – The Guardian

“The government was today urged to abandon plans to introduce US-style sentencing grids to help ease prison overcrowding.”

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The Guardian, 7th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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