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Campaigners issue legal challenge to Oil and Gas Authority strategy
Three campaigners have applied for a judicial review against the decision to adopt The Oil and Gas Authority Strategy.
Settlement agreed with Petra Diamonds Limited following claims of serious human rights abuses
A settlement has been agreed with Petra Diamonds Limited following claims of serious human rights abuses at its majority-owned Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania.
Former English National Ballet principal dancer sexually assaulted young female students
A former principal dancer has been convicted of sexually assaulting young female students at the English National Ballet and Young Dancers Academy.
Campaigner applies to have Voter ID legal challenge expedited in Supreme Court
As plans for voter ID were firmed up in the Queen’s Speech today, campaigner Neil Coughlan is hoping to bring forward his legal case on the issue in the Supreme Court.
Children’s home manager raped and abused teenager
A former children’s home manager has been jailed for 17 and a half years for sex offences including rape in the 1970s and 80s in London, Yorkshire and Hull.
Investigation reveals 150 DWP reviews into deaths or harm to benefits claimants
More than 150 reviews into deaths or serious harm to benefits claimants have been held by the Department of Work and Pensions, a BBC investigation has revealed.
‘Dieselgate’: one in five UK cars producing dangerous excess emissions
Lawyers representing more than 40,000 vehicle owners in legal action against motor manufacturers say new research suggests a fifth of vehicles in the UK are emitting pollutants at levels that threaten life and the environment.
Peloton issues treadmill recall
Peloton has issued a recall for its Tread and Tread+ treadmills, a month after the US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued an urgent warning about the machines.
Women swimmers challenge lawfulness of charging system for use of Hampstead and Highgate ponds
Lawyers representing women swimmers have written to the City of London Corporation to challenge the imposition of new charges for swimming in the world-famous Hampstead Heath Bathing Ponds.
John’s Campaign demands removal of requirement for care home residents to self-isolate after medical visits and overnight stays
John’s Campaign has repeated its demand for the removal of any requirement for care home residents to self-isolate for 14 days following a visit out.
John’s Campaign cautiously welcomes change to 14-day self-isolation guidance to care homes
John’s Campaign has cautiously welcomed the change to the government guidance that required care home residents to self-isolate for 14 days following a visit out.