Legal News


Government accused of “full frontal attack” on journalists and whistleblowers

By Tim Derbyshire  The government has come under fire for proposing dramatic new prison sentences for journalists and whistleblowers   The UK government’s legal advisers have been accused of launching a “full-frontal attack” on whistleblowers and journalists over proposals to radically increase prison sentences for revealing state secrets and prosecute…


Top lawyers fear government reprisals after enquiry into British war crimes in Iraq is forcibly closed

By Abdullah Sheljich Top lawyers have claimed false allegations and threats have already started coming in from the British government over their roles in prosecuting the UK over war crimes in Iraq   Prosecuting a nation The UK Government has spent £60 million to date defending criminal investigations into British troops…


Father and husband disembowelled by ex-wife

By Paul Stead Birmingham Crown Court saw a gruesome case of disembowelment   Ms Dalya Saaeed, 35, stands trial in Birmingham Crown Court accused of disembowelling and attempting to murder her ex-husband, Bilal Miah, 31, with a carving knife following an intimate moment between the pair. The court heard that…





Tiny regional newspaper ‘The Sentinel’ could be sued exponential figure by “Superman”

By Sayeed Yahya The Sentinel aka ‘Stoke Sentinel’ could be sued nearly £60m by the man Europe called “Superman”   Small regional newspaper The Sentinel aka Stoke Sentinel owned by Local World Ltd who publish around 100 print titles, formed in it’s current incarnation in 2012 by David Montgomery, a former chief executive…