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Tony Allen obituary

Post date: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 13:32

As a partner of the law firm DMH Stallard, based in Brighton, East Sussex, my brother Tony Allen, who has died aged 76, helped to establish one of the country’s first multi-disciplinary planning practices, combining planning lawyers and chartered planners.

Pressure mounts on Priti Patel over case of 11-year-old at risk of FGM

Post date: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 13:30

Open letter by former judges, leading politicians and campaigners urges home secretary to grant asylum to Sudanese girlBarristers, former judges, politicians and campaigners are among 300 people who have signed an open letter to...

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Supreme court declares large part of east Oklahoma to be Native American land

Post date: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 11:45

Ruling, which includes most of Tulsa, casts doubt on hundreds of convictionsThe US supreme court has ruled that a large part of eastern Oklahoma remains a Native American reservation, a decision state and federal officials warn could throw the entire state into chaos.The court’s 5-4 decision,...

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The supreme court endangered access to contraception. There's a way to fight back | Ilse Hogue

Post date: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:30

Brett Kavanaugh is exactly the foe to reproductive rights we said he’d be. This election will be a crucibleExactly two years ago today, Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be a justice to the supreme court. What followed was one of the most bitter confirmation battles in the history of the...

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'This is intolerable': fearful Australians in Hong Kong hasten plans to leave city

Post date: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 01:20

Expats say they feel insecure about living somewhere ‘where the walls have ears’ • Australia’s Hong Kong intervention was hardly strident but that...

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UK accused of 'empty talk' as Bahrain activists face death penalty

Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 19:21

Calls intensify for withdrawal from security arrangement with kingdom over human rights The British government has been accused of “empty talk” over human rights as two pro-democracy campaigners in Bahrain face the death penalty.The UK has provided security advice to the island nation in the...

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Man arrested in Solihull over suspected £500k furlough fraud

Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 17:39

HMRC is dealing with 4,400 reports of suspected fraud linked to job retention scheme

The supreme court just delivered a huge blow to Trump's belief that he's above the law | Lloyd Green

Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 17:24

The court ruled that the president cannot conceal his finances from the American people. It’s another blow to his shaky re-election bidDonald Trump’s future may rest with the nation’s voters and a New York grand jury, although not necessarily in that order. On Thursday, the US supreme court...

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Jury Duty review – trial-by-audience is cheekily enjoyable

Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:41

Available onlineWorking with other audience members, you decide whether a defendant is guilty of murder in this fun bit of lockdown theatreA man has been killed and his body, along with most of the evidence, engulfed in flames. Investigative journalist Harry stands trial for...

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I prosecuted Srebrenica war criminals, but I know others are still walking free | Serge Brammertz

Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 08:00

Until we bring all the genocide’s perpetrators to justice, we are again failing the boys and men massacred in Bosnia in July 1995

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