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NCA Coordinates Operation Targeting Cyber Hacking Tool

Law enforcement authorities in the UK have taken a lead role in an international operation targeting cybercrime in the form of hacking. 

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Stop assigning blame in personal injury law, says Supreme Court judge

A Supreme Court judge has said that lawyers should not take the blame for the culture of compensation which exists in the UK. He said that those who describe lawyers as ‘ambulance chasers’ have it wrong, suggesting that the system is set up to encourage people to claim, with lawyers just doing their jobs, and not the ones who have created the current climate of excessive compensation claims.

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Power of Arrest Changes Come into Force

Changes to the law governing the arrest and questioning of suspects came into effect on 25th January this year. 

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Workers Fatally Injured Following Falls From Height

Failings by employers to protect their staff by effectively managing the risks involved in working at height have led to further fatalities at work, reports the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Crack Down on Child Sexual Exploitation

Law enforcement agencies from the UK have been involved in a recent initiative, coordinated by Europol, to crack down on child sexual exploitation

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