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Woman settles case against police following flawed investigation
A woman who was subjected to sexual abuse when she was a child has been awarded damages by Leicester Police after a flawed investigation resulted in the collapse of the trial against the alleged perpetrator of the abuse.
Family statement following the inquest of Ellie Long
Today the Coroner at Norfolk Coroner's Court gave a narrative verdict concluding that Ellie Long took action which ended her life but the evidence does not reveal whether she intended to die.
Natasha's Law proposals to be announced "shortly"
Food safety lawyer welcomes imminent announcement on allergen ingredient information
Family of WWII veteran awarded compensation by Basildon Hospital
The family of a 93-year-old WWII veteran who suffered a serious knee injury whilst in Basildon Hospital in Essex has been awarded £15,000 in compensation which they have pledged to charity.
Legal challenge to government's voter ID pilots issued in the High Court
A legal challenge to the government's plans for voter id pilot scheme is being formally issued at the High Court today.
High Court finds DWP unlawful on universal credit assessments
In a test case victory for a group of working lone mothers, the High Court found today that the way the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been assessing income from employment through its Universal Credit (UC) work assessment periods is unlawful.
Supreme Court to hear Zambian villagers' jurisdiction case against Vedanta
Vedanta mining case moves to the Supreme Court
Barking and Dagenham council discriminated against housing officers
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that a local authority committed acts of race discrimination, disability discrimination and less favourable treatment of part-time workers.