Caroline Watt: where is Rebekah Vardy’s missing agent?
Rebekah Vardy arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice
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Caroline Watt: where is Rebekah Vardy’s missing agent?

Watt absent from ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial after being accused of doing her client’s ‘dirty work’
19 May 2022
The ‘showboater’ barrister representing Coleen Rooney
David Sherborne
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The ‘showboater’ barrister representing Coleen Rooney

He has successfully argued for a galaxy of stars but some colleagues find him ‘showy’
18 May 2022
Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?
Joe Biden addresses reporters at a Lockheed Martin factory in Troy, Alabama
Behind the scenes

Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?

President warns Supreme Court against threatening ‘stability of our law’
6 May 2022
How Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s relationship began
Amber Heard during her emotional testimony
Behind the scenes

How Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s relationship began

Aquaman star on the stand for the first time in multimillion-dollar lawsuit
5 May 2022
Explained: the anti-abortion challenge to Roe v Wade
Abortion activists demonstrating outside the Supreme Court in 2018
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Explained: the anti-abortion challenge to Roe v Wade

Supreme Court may overturn landmark reproductive rights ruling, leak suggests
3 May 2022
Why the minimum marriage age is being raised in England and Wales
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Why the minimum marriage age is being raised in England and Wales

New law seeks to stop child brides being forced into wedlock
27 Apr 2022
Can the prime minister be arrested?
Boris Johnson
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Can the prime minister be arrested?

Boris Johnson continues to face the fallout for his Partygate fine
20 Apr 2022

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Legal aid: why barristers are on strike
Statue of Lady Justice at the Old Bailey in London
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Legal aid: why barristers are on strike

Ministry of Justice accused of ‘dragging feet’ over recommended rise in funding
11 Apr 2022
What counts as a war crime?
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the UN Security Council
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What counts as a war crime?

Atrocities in Borodyanka ‘more horrific’ than Bucha, says President Zelenskyy
8 Apr 2022
Should lawyers be barred from acting for oligarchs?
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Should lawyers be barred from acting for oligarchs?

Ministers have accused ‘amoral’ lawyers of working for allies of Russian president
8 Apr 2022
‘Slapps’: the lawsuits that silence free speech
Close-up view of the Lady Justice statue above the entrance to the former Crown Court House in Wakefield, England
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‘Slapps’: the lawsuits that silence free speech

Inside the government’s plans to clamp down on use of courts by rich and powerful
8 Apr 2022
The plans to reform the Human Rights Act
Dominic Raab
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The plans to reform the Human Rights Act

New bill of rights set to replace existing human rights legislation
22 Mar 2022
Countries where smacking children is illegal
Smacking, corporal punishment
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Countries where smacking children is illegal

Wales joins more than 60 other nations in outlawing physical punishment of kids
22 Mar 2022
A timeline of Harry and Meghan’s legal action
Duke and Duchess of Sussex
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A timeline of Harry and Meghan’s legal action

Duke of Sussex launched latest complaint against Associated Newspapers this week
25 Feb 2022
What next for Prince Andrew after sex abuse case settlement?
Prince Andrew
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What next for Prince Andrew after sex abuse case settlement?

Campaigners ask how Duke of York is funding payout to Virginia Roberts Giuffre and ‘substantial donation’ to victims’ rights charity
16 Feb 2022
What could Prince Andrew have faced in sex abuse trial?
Prince Andrew
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What could Prince Andrew have faced in sex abuse trial?

Duke of York agrees to pay ‘substantial donation’ in out-of-court settlement
15 Feb 2022
The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles
Prince Andrew
Behind the scenes

The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles

‘Brutal’ decision rules out return to public life for the duke – and may sound warning to Prince Harry
14 Jan 2022
A history of MPs who were investigated by the police
Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe
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A history of MPs who were investigated by the police

From Jeremy Thorpe to Keith Vaz, The Week takes a look at MPs who have faced police scrutiny
12 Jan 2022
What are the rules on cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff?
Ikea social distancing sign
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What are the rules on cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff?

Ikea joins growing list of firms axing sick pay entitlement for employees who haven’t had Covid jabs
12 Jan 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell trial: will jurors’ sex abuse revelations lead to a retrial?
Ghislaine Maxwell
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Ghislaine Maxwell trial: will jurors’ sex abuse revelations lead to a retrial?

Lawyers for former socialite say judge ‘can and should order’ new hearing
7 Jan 2022
How the ‘Colston Four’ were found not guilty
The Colston Four celebrate the verdict outside court
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How the ‘Colston Four’ were found not guilty

Conservative MP calls for appeal after protesters cleared of criminal damage charges
7 Jan 2022
Will secret Epstein-Giuffre settlement end Prince Andrew’s legal woes?
Prince Andrew
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Will secret Epstein-Giuffre settlement end Prince Andrew’s legal woes?

Newly unsealed court papers show royal accuser was paid $500,000 in 2009 deal
4 Jan 2022
The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
Elizabeth Holmes
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The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

Former tech start-up executive found guilty of fraud
4 Jan 2022
Man who triggered Australia lockdown is jailed
A lockdown warning sign in Tasmania, Australia
Stranger than fiction

Man who triggered Australia lockdown is jailed

Tim Gunn tested positive for Covid-19 after breaching quarantine
22 Dec 2021
What we’ve learned so far from Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida in 2000
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What we’ve learned so far from Ghislaine Maxwell trial

Jury begins deliberations after prosecution urges conviction of ‘sophisticated predator’
21 Dec 2021
The new free speech law aiming to end ‘wokery’ and ‘cancel culture’
Dominic Raab
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The new free speech law aiming to end ‘wokery’ and ‘cancel culture’

Critics of human rights legislation reform warn that ministers ‘risk aligning themselves with authoritarian regimes’
14 Dec 2021
Controversial transgender and migration views are not hate crimes, says report
Trans rights protest
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Controversial transgender and migration views are not hate crimes, says report

Law Commission decides that gender critical arguments should be protected as ‘freedom of expression’
7 Dec 2021
Why US abortion rights may be overturned
Pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators gather in front of the US Supreme Court
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Why US abortion rights may be overturned

Supreme Court justices signal support for tighter restrictions in pivotal case
7 Dec 2021
What is Harper’s Law?
Family attend the funeral of police officer Andrew Harper
Today’s big question

What is Harper’s Law?

Killing emergency workers to carry life sentence following campaign by police officer’s widow
24 Nov 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings
Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down while giving evidence at the Kenosha County Courthouse
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Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings

The 18-year-old is charged with shooting three people during civil unrest on Wisconsin streets
12 Nov 2021
Why Brazil’s Bolsonaro may face criminal charges over Covid
Jair Bolsonaro
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Why Brazil’s Bolsonaro may face criminal charges over Covid

Senators vote in favour of holding ‘serial killer’ president liable for world’s second-highest death toll
28 Oct 2021
In which countries is homosexuality still illegal?
Gay marriage
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In which countries is homosexuality still illegal?

Ghana to vote on ‘most draconian anti-LGBTQ legislation on earth’
26 Oct 2021
The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?
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The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?

Leaks are clearly discouraging tax avoiders, but more needs to be done to fight financial crime
14 Oct 2021
Supreme Court to grapple with ‘most divisive issues in US life’
Pro-choice activists protest outside the US Supreme Court
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Supreme Court to grapple with ‘most divisive issues in US life’

Republican dominated court to rule on a string of contentious issues in the coming months
8 Oct 2021
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