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Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:35 am

Posted by Tim Worstall

This is a great day for the sovereignty of the EU’s nations when it comes to tax. They will now be able to choose their own tax policies

What?

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:31 am

Posted by Tim Worstall

€13 billion?

How in buggery have they managed to calculate that?

Yes, that’s me completely wrong.

Think I’ll keep quiet on this one until we see how it goes.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:04 am

Posted by sally

‘Activists have occupied the lobby of the Crown Prosecution Service offices in Birmingham, calling for police officers to be prosecuted over the 2011 death of a student.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:01 am

Posted by sally

‘Another allocation judicial review, related, but perhaps distinct from the line of ‘reasonable preference’ cases we have previously seen. The issue, in part, Islington’s use of a ‘points threshold’ for allowing bidding for properties, though not for qualification to the register.’

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Nearly Legal, 29th August 2016

Source: www.nearlylegal.co.uk

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 09:55 am

Posted by sally

‘An optometrist who failed to spot symptoms of a life-threatening brain condition during a routine eye test of an eight-year-old who later died has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 09:49 am

Posted by sally

‘You may not have picked up on it, but the recent change to The Insurance Act 2015 is the most significant update to commercial insurance law in the last 100 years, overhauling principles originally laid down by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. The consequences are far-reaching and mean that it is not just your regulator that is interested in ensuring you have adequate risk management in place. Whilst insurers tell us the intention of the new Act is to create a more balanced relationship between insurer and customer, it seems to be a potential landmine for law firms.’

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Legal Futures, 26th August 2016

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:21 am

Posted by Neil Tollfree

Greece-election-largeThe EU has confirmed that a strict program of ignoring the Greek financial crisis has successfully led to everyone forgetting about it.
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:22 am
Chief executive of troubled Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Katrina Percy, to quit over "media attention"
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:15 am
Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission rules.
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:15 am
Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission rules.