When the history of the Brexit debacle comes to be written, and depending on who writes it, the assertion by Britain’s then justice secretary, Michael Gove, in June 2016, that “people in this country have had enough of experts” may be recognised as a call to the basest instincts of an uncertain, unnerved electorate longing for a return to the imagined magnificence offered by the catchall deception called “sovereignty”.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Two national newspapers in the UK have threatened to launch a legal challenge if the UK's Parole Board does not disclose its reasons for approving the release of black cab rapist John Worboys from prison.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
The withdrawal of Boris Johnson from the contest to lead the Conservative Party and his pitch to become the next prime minister means a favourable outcome that aligns with Irish interests from Britain’s talks with the EU is much less likely, the country’s leading Irish expert on Brexit has said.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
BRITISH Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke was forced to make a public declaration that he regards “all rape as a serious crime”, after he sparked a furore with comments suggesting he drew a distinction between “serious, proper rapes” and others.
Thu, 19 May, 2011
THE man who had his conviction for the murder of Jill Dando quashed after prosecution evidence was called into question is to make a new claim for a British government payout in the wake of a compensation ruling by leading judges, his lawyer said.
Thu, 12 May, 2011