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Lawyers riot at prospect of poor people in court

Send them down, or, if M'lud permits, up.Wigs flew, gowns were ripped and silk breeches muddied as senior members of the British Judiciary rioted in the Inns of Court yesterday afternoon. Many senior judges and lawyers say they are ‘at the end of their tether’ at having to preside over criminal cases involving poor people, causing barristers to run amok in London’s famous and historic legal district…

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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Muslim riots peter out on hearing ‘sticks and stones’ rhyme

Violent demonstrations throughout the Islamic world against the US video mocking the Prophet Mohamed have scaled down after the broadcast of the rhyme ‘sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me’ on an Al Jazeera children’s show.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2012
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Leytonstone mum: ‘Why I photo-shopped my daughter’

picture was originally only suitable for widescreenIt has been described as a moral dilemma no parent wants to confront: whether there are circumstances when you should ‘shop’ your child. But for Leytonstone mum Jaqui Privas, it was the only way to save her 14 year old daughter Viki’s future.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2011
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Community in shock as child is told off

how will he ever be prime minster if people keep telling him what to doPolice were called to a house in Shoreham, Kent by concerned neighbours after they overheard a child being blatantly told off by his mother.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2011
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Met Office and Met Police to launch cutting edge nationwide ‘riotcasts’

In conjunction with the Met police, the Meteorological Office are set to launch the first forecasts for riot conditions throughout the UK to meet public demand. Experts have been working around the clock to provide predictions of aggro by adapting computer models to analyse social networking feeds and the winds whipped up by huge firestorms.

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2011
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