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Friday 08 May 2009
The High Court has refused a devout Hindu's request to be cremated on an outdoor funeral pyre after his death.
Saturday 02 May 2009
As the young girl's face beamed into the courtroom via a television screen, formalities at the Old Bailey were dispensed with. Off came the judge's horse-hair wig and the barristers, normally used to being referred to as "my learned friend", became simply Bernard, Sally and Paul.
Thursday 30 April 2009
Breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate made the cover of People magazine's 100 most beautiful people issue yesterday in a list that welcomed newcomers US first lady Michelle Obama and "Twilight" heart-throb Robert Pattinson.
Saturday 18 April 2009
Monday 02 March 2009
Tuesday 24 February 2009
This is the full statement of Binyam Mohamed issued through his solicitor:
‘I hope you will understand that after everything I have been through I am neither physically nor mentally capable of facing the media on the moment of my arrival back to Britain. Please forgive me if I make a simple statement through my lawyer. I hope to be able to do better in days to come, when I am on the road to recovery. I have been through an experience that I never thought to encounter in my darkest nightmares. Before this ordeal, “torture” was an abstract word to me. I could never have imagined that I would be its victim. It is still difficult for me to believe that I was abducted, hauled from one country to the next, and tortured in medieval ways – all orchestrated by the United States government.
Monday 23 February 2009
Here is the full statement issued on behalf of Binyam Mohamed:
Sunday 25 January 2009
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Saturday 27 December 2008
Internet websites could be given cinema-style age-ratings under plans by the Government to limit access to "unacceptable" material, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham has warned.
Wednesday 17 December 2008
Thieves stole computer hardware holding barristers' contact and bank account details from the offices of the Bar Council, a spokesman said today.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
The notorious shock jock Jon Gaunt has found an unlikely ally in Shami Chakrabarti, the director of human rights group Liberty, following his sacking from national commercial station TalkSport last week.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/11/by-john-rento-8.html">John Rentoul: Time for a "crazy and dangerous procedure"?</a>
Thursday 13 November 2008
A remarkable article by Gavyn Davies in The Guardian today that advocates printing money
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