Archive for August 4th, 2010

Man jailed over schoolgirl abuse in Greater Manchester

“A 61-year-old man who persuaded school girls to visit his house before sexually abusing them has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th August 2010


Yorkshire Ripper bids to challenge ‘whole life’ tariff – BBC News

“Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe has started a bid to challenge a High Court order that he can never be released from prison.”

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BBC News, 4th August


BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Somerfield Stores Ltd v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Ltd [2010] EWHC 2084 (Ch) (04 August 2010)

English v English & Anor [2010] EWHC 2058 (Ch) (03 August 2010)

Aerostar Maintenance International Ltd & Anor v Wilson & Ors [2010] EWHC 2032 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Sands & Anor v Monem & Ors [2010] EWHC 1972 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Re Halliwells LLP & Ors [2010] EWHC 2036 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Experience Hendrix Llc & Anor v Times Newspapers Ltd [2010] EWHC 1986 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Abbey Forwarding Ltd v Hone & Ors [2010] EWHC 2029 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Helden v StratHMore Ltd [2010] EWHC 2012 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Roadside Group Ltd v Zara Commercial Ltd [2010] EWHC 1950 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Ashcroft v Barnsdale & Ors [2010] EWHC 1948 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Daventry District Council v Daventry & District Housing Ltd [201] EWHC 1935 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

BNY Corporate Trustee Services Ltd v Eurosail- UK 2007- 3BL Plc & Ors [2010] EWHC 2005 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

BDW Trading Ltd (t/a Barratt North London) v JM Rowe (Investments) Ltd [2010] EWHC 1987 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Specsavers International Healthcare Ltd. & Ors v Asda Stores Ltd. [2010] EWHC 2035 (Ch) (30 July 2010)

Hay v Szterbin & Ors [2010] EWHC 1967 (Ch) (29 July 2010)

Conex Banninger Ltd v The European Commission [2010] EWHC 1978 (Ch) (29 July 2010)


Dancer spared jail over benefits fraud – The Independent

“A  61-year-old jazz dancer who fraudulently claimed nearly £20,000 in disability benefits walked free from court today.”

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The Independent, 4th August 2010


Who, What, Why: How do judges decide on sentences? – BBC News Magazine

“A man found guilty of trying to sell a valuable book was jailed for eight years this week. On the same day, in the same court, another man received a shorter prison term for killing someone. Why?”

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BBC News Magazine, 4th August 2010


‘Prolific’ teenage burglar jailed – The Independent

“A prolific teenage burglar who was given a chance to turn his back on a life of crime was jailed for five years today.”

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The Independent, 4th August 2010


ASA clears Marie Stopes TV ad – The Guardian

“The advertising watchdog has cleared the first British television advert to offer advice on abortion services, despite almost 5,000 complaints.”

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The Guardian, 4th August 2010


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