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A little-known European anti-terror law is now being enforced by the UK Home Office that will require those wishing to buy certain chemicals to purchase a £40 licence before doing so, reports the Daily Mail. The new anti-terror laws came...
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A High Court judge has ruled that the government failed to consult properly when it introduced changes to the legal aid system that saw the number of contracts for duty solicitor work cut from 1,600 to 525, reports the BBC....
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A group of three young men and three young women, all Iranian, have been sentenced to prison and lashings for making a video to Pharrell's hit song 'Happy', reports the Daily Mail. The case against six young Iranians has sparked...
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