A high court row over the rights to use a famous 1960s Savile Row tailoring brand has been lost by Conservative Party vice-chairman Alan Lewis.
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Saturday 30 January 2010
Tuesday 26 January 2010
Saturday 23 January 2010
Hull City began legal action in the High Court against their former chairman Paul Duffen yesterday after accusing him of spending company money for personal use.
Friday 22 January 2010
Former Hull chairman Paul Duffen today denied allegations over his running of the football club as it began legal action against him.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Friday 15 January 2010
Of all the scores of books that greeted Darwin's double anniversary last year, none matters more than this. Desmond and Moore, already their hero's biographers, now in this triumph of re-interpretation plant the hatred of slavery - and of the science that sought to justify it - at the heart of Darwin's career.
Wednesday 06 January 2010
Monday 04 January 2010
Thursday 24 December 2009
A restaurant asked more than 350 diners to sign a legal waiver before eating its £7 Christmas pudding.
Thursday 17 December 2009
A leading human rights lawyer has launched legal action to try to force Nigeria's President, Umaru Yar'Adua, to hand executive powers to his deputy while he receives medical treatment in Saudi Arabia.
Thursday 03 December 2009
A defence lawyer for an American student accused of killing her British roommate broke down after urging the court to give his client back her life. But a prosecutor called the accused, Amanda Knox, a compressed spring who exploded the night of the murder.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
"So," women might well retort at the latest report on paternity leave, "men are at last having to learn what we have experienced for years." And it's true. The finding by the Equality and Human Rights Commission study, that men fear to take their full two-week's paternity entitlement or to ask for flexible working for fear of harming their career prospects, is only what women have had to suffer ever since they entered the workforce.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Thursday 08 October 2009
During his trial, Curtis Warren denied being involved in the drug deal and left it to his barrister to try and prove his innocence via a series of outlandish theories. Ordinarily, a defendant's previous convictions cannot be aired in open court because of the risk of prejudicing the jury. But Warren's barrister Stephen Baker chose to reveal his client's criminal past, claiming his notoriety meant that the authorities had set him up in an attempt to claim a famous scalp.
Monday 05 October 2009
Portsmouth owner Sulaiman Al-Fahim expects to receive an offer for a majority stake in the club from a consortium led by Saudi property tycoon Ali Al-Faraj today.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
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