Archive for September 6th, 2010

Midwife banned after telling grieving mother ‘God knows best’ – Daily Telegraph

“A midwife who told a grieving mother and father ‘God knows best’  hours after their newborn daughter died has been thrown out of the profession.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 6th September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Vicar jailed for sham marriages scam – Daily Telegraph

“A Church of England vicar has been jailed for four years for his part in Britain’s biggest sham marriage fraud to help hundreds of illegal immigrants stay in Britain.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Former headteacher jailed for 21 years for beatings and sex abuse of boys – The Guardian

“A former boarding school headteacher convicted of abusing male pupils, both sexually and physically, during the 1970s and 1980s was today imprisoned for 21 years.”

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The Guardian, 6th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Dibble v Urs Bernhard Pfluger [2010] EWCA Civ 1005 (03 September 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Azimut-Benetti Spa (Benetti Division) v Healey [2010] EWHC 2234 (Comm) (03 September 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Rashford v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 2200 (QB) (02 September 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Electricity (Standards of Performance) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Electricity (Applications for Licences, Modifications of an Area and Extensions and Restrictions of Licences) Regulations 2010

The Gas (Applications for Licences and Extensions and Restrictions of Licences) Regulations 2010

The Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (Independent Schools) (England) (No. 3) Order 2010

The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Police officer facing sack over cell assault – Daily Telegraph

“Sgt Mark Andrews is shown dragging Pamela Somerville, 59, across the floor of the police station in Wiltshire before shoving her into a cell. CCTV footage captured her lying on the floor for a minute before struggling to get up with blood pouring from a head wound. Former soldier Sgt Andrews, 37, was eventually convicted of assault causing actual bodily harm after a trial at Oxford Magistrates Court earlier this summer.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 5th September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Tesco wins new Ilkley superstore appeal – BBC News

“Supermarket giant Tesco has won permission to build a new superstore in a West Yorkshire town after a controversial planning appeal.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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