Archive for August 11th, 2008

Council orders pensioners to clean up graffiti or face £1,000 fines – Daily Telegraph

“Pensioners whose homes were vandalised with graffiti have been threatened with fines of up to £1,000 if they do not have it cleaned up.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

London knife possession charges fall 50% – The Guardian

“The number of people charged with knife possession in London has fallen by half in the past four years, police said today.”

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The Guardian, 11th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Crackdown on shops selling knives to teenagers – The Guardian

“Retailers to face ‘mystery shopper’ crackdown as part of drive to tackle knife crime.”

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The Guardian, 11th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Criminal record for not paying bus fare – Daily Telegraph

“A young mother has been fined and given a criminal record for not paying her 90p fare on a London bus.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Employers fear extension of Equalities Bill – The Times

“Business groups are stepping up pressure on the Government amid growing fears that the forthcoming Equalities Bill will set new requirements for pay audits in the private sector and increase other regulations.”

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The Times, 11th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Regina v Bieber – Times Law Reports

Regina v Bieber

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“The imposition of a whole life sentence did not result in inhuman or degrading treatment, contrary to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 11th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Newport City Council v Charles – Times Law Reports

Newport City Council v Charles

Court of Appeal

“A council tenant who concealed his mother’s death for three years in order to avoid being moved to a different property could not be ousted on that ground because the time limit for doing so had expired before the local authority discovered his mother had died.”

The Times, 11th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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