Archive for November 26th, 2009

Three jailed for torture killing – BBC News

“Three men have been jailed for their part in the murder of a 26-year-old man who was tortured with scissors in the mistaken belief he was a paedophile.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Uncle of meningitis sufferer jailed for stealing £315,000 from trust fund – Daily Telegraph

“A banker who stole £315,000 from the trust fund of his five-year-old niece after she lost her limbs to meningitis has been sentenced to four years in prison.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 26th November 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Aristocrat sentenced for £1.6m theft from family charity – The Guardian

“A wealthy aristocrat who stole £1.6m from a family charity intended to aid Bosnian orphans was given a two-year suspended sentence today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 26th November 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

It’s official – London is the libel capital of the world – The Times

“Libel tourism is flourishing and London is the hottest destination. Its reputation as libel capital of the world has just been confirmed by figures that show that the number of defamation actions started last year was the highest for five years.”

Full story

The Times, 24th November 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Urinating student avoids prison – BBC News

“A student who admitted outraging public decency after he was pictured urinating over a Sheffield war memorial has been told to do community service.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cyprus pair lose extradition bid – BBC News

“Two cousins from Essex who were passengers in a car which hit and killed a teenager in Cyprus have lost a High Court bid to avoid extradition.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

KB (A Child) v Borough Council & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 1254 (25 November 2009)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

KS, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 2377 (17 November 2009)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Metro Construction Ltd. v London Borough of Barnet [2009] EWHC 2956 (Admin) (25 November 2009)

First Essex Buses Ltd, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Transport & Anor [2009] EWHC 3024 (Admin) (25 November 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

CDV Software Entertainment Ag v Gamecock Media Europe Ltd & Ors [2009] EWHC 2965 (Ch) (20 November 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

 


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