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Attorney General’s full legal advice on ‘last chance’ Brexit vote

‘The risk remains unchanged’: Attorney General’s full legal advice that could devastate May’s hopes of winning her ‘last chance’ Brexit vote Attorney General Geoffrey Cox published new legal advice on the deal today  Over 19 paragraphs he admitted the new concessions did not change the deal  Britain could still end up stuck inside the backstop […]

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What are Netanyahu’s legal and political prospects as charges loom?

Jerusalem: Benjamin Netanyahu is the dominant Israeli politician of his generation. No rival comes close in political skill to the Likud Party leader known widely as "Bibi". But on Thursday, Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit said he intends to indict Netanyahu in three corruption cases on charges of bribery and fraud and breach of trust, pending a […]

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Rachel Riley threatens to sue 70 for harassment and defamation online

Rachel Riley and Tracey Ann Oberman threaten legal action against up to 70 ‘mainly Labour supporters’ for harassment and defamation on Twitter The Countdown presenter, 33, said she suffered ‘horrendous abuse’ online Former EastEnders actor Oberman quit the Labour party over anti-Semitism  Riley and Oberman, 52, have been left ‘quite clearly distressed’ by the comments […]

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‘We accept their legal sex’: IAAF rejects claims about Semenya

The world athletics' governing body (IAAF) has rejected a report that it wants women's Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to be classified as a biological male. The Court of Arbitration for Sport is due to hear Semenya's landmark case next week but the IAAF denied it was seeking to have any athlete with differences in […]

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Woman, 36, takes legal action against an NHS trust after hysterectomy

Woman, 36, takes legal action against an NHS trust after she had a hysterectomy because bungling doctors misdiagnosed her cancer for 14 months, despite a ‘positive’ smear test Hayley Wareing, 36, from Birmingham, was incorrectly diagnosed by doctors     University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust admitted the results were interpreted incorrectly  Ms Wareing was correctly diagnosed […]