It’s a case that’s appalled Britain: a teenage rapist freed after a judge blamed his crime on internet porn. Here, his victim’s distraught parents – who still live doors away from the attacker - tell their full horrifying story... Were it not for the imposing surroundings, you might have thought the boy in the dock was waiting for nothing more severe than a reprimand from a teacher. Clad in school uniform, rosy-cheeked and slightly on the chubby side, he shuffled awk .. read more..
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal declared he is happy with his progress, despite enduring defeat to long-time rival Roger Federer in a rain-delayed semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday evening in Indian Wells. The Spaniard was contesting his first tournament since finishing runner-up to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final at the end of January and commented, "Always I believe that I can play better. But I am happy. I stayed one month and a half almost outside of competition .. read more..
The European Union is all set to implement a legal ban on all herbal remedies and drugs in the United Kingdom. The ban in all possibilities will begin from the 1st May this year; traditional herbal medicinal products must be licensed or prescribed by a registered herbal practitioner to comply with an EU directive passed in 2004. The recent action was triggered by the fact that there had been an ever rising concern over adverse effects caused by herbal medicines. The UK Medicine .. read more..
Междуособиците парализираха работата на държавните институции, дадоха нова увереност на бунтовниците в Ирак и изгониха потенциални чуждестранни инвеститори. Поддържаната от сунитите светска коалиция, която се противопоставяше на ал Малики, в крайна сметка прие да влезе в правителството. „Най-накрая, за щастие, приключихме. Всички групи ще участват", заяви пред АП кюрдският депутат Махмуд Отман, който взе участие в продължилите до късно в сряда преговори. Представител на сунитск .. read more..
by theglobeandmail.com Regina lawyer Tony Merchant is the most talked-about class action litigator in Canada, having recently settled a high-profile case on behalf of former residential school studentsâ€”and netted a minimum, eyebrow-raising $25 million in legal fees for his efforts. But Merchant may also be the most intense and driven individual practising law in the country today. And that is the more important detail about the man. In fact, to describe Tony Merchant as &qu .. read more..
He's in line for a massive payday as part of the federal government's settlement of residential school lawsuits. Merchant's firm, Merchant Law Group, which claims to represent about 10,000 former students, could receive $40 million as its share of Ottawa's $2-billion proposed deal. That has unsettled some people. Others say he was a big part of the deal. The law firm's amount was being discussed in a Regina courtroom Thursday as part of a judicial rev .. read more..