Royal Courts Of Justice

My day as Lord Mayor of London

Before Roger Gifford becomes the 685th incumbent next month, Matthew Bell tries his luck in the footsteps of Dick Whittington

As inquiry ends, barrister says it was 'compromised'

The Leveson Inquiry was "compromised" by having to avoid questions that went to the heart of criminal practices at News International and other papers, the barrister representing 50 phone-hacking victims said yesterday.

Locked-in man Tony Nicklinson 'condemned to suffer'

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson's existence of "pure torture" could continue for another 20 years or more if he does not win the right to end his life when he chooses, the High Court heard today.

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Spurs deny trying to get Brady phone data

Karren Brady, West Ham United's vice-chairman, had her mobile telephone records "unlawfully obtained by subterfuge" at the height of the ill-tempered contest last year with Tottenham Hotspur to win the tenancy to the Olympic Stadium, a judge said yesterday.