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Man who didn’t murder Jill Dando didn’t not murder her enough

Barry George, who spent eight years behind bars after being wrongly convicted of the murder of Jill Dando, has lost his High Court bid for compensation on the grounds he ‘didn’t not murder her enough’.

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Posted: Jan 26th, 2013
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Mother loses court battle to give child pretentious name

Judge had five middle namesPsychologists argued that unless Carbon Dioxide Rogers receives a normal name soon he could face ‘a much reduced quality of life, if he even survives secondary school.’

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Posted: Dec 28th, 2012
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Court rules Police must count to a hundred before going after Assange

Chief Justice Thompson said ‘The rules are very clear: Julian Assange has a right to try and conceal himself in the embassy grounds and the police must observe the internationally recognised counting to 100. And it’s got to be proper counting too, like ‘one mississippi, two mississippi’ followed by a loud ‘coming, ready or not, cobber!’

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2012
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Johnson in bid to thwart Haw cemetery protest camp

Last March Johnson successfully won a court action to have Haw evicted from his long-running Parliament Square peace camp and has already blocked plans by Haw’s supporters to bury him on the Parliament Square site.

But some lawyers argue that the High Court has no power to rule on dead peace campaigners.

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2011
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Windsor woman distraught after court orders demolition of her castle

An 83-year old pensioner was said to be ‘devastated’ last night after she lost her battle to save her castle-style home from being demolished. The elderly woman, known only as ‘Mrs Q’, was finally defeated yesterday when the High Court ruled that her home was unlawful and had to come down as there was no record of planning permission having been granted.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2010
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