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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. New Zealand faces global pressure over move to let resident be extradited to China

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Leman Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Edon Byrnes as a partner in the firm's corporate team. Mr Byrnes joins Leman from DWF Ireland and has over 16 years' experience advising on a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, share/asset acquisitions and disposa

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A police force has been mocked by social media users after boasting about a drug raid that failed to turn up any illegal drugs. Police in the English town of Keighley tweeted two photos of doors which were knocked in during early morning raids searching for Class A drugs, which include heroin and co

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Parents and carers will gain a right to request flexible working, including the right to request compressed or reduced hours, under legislation expected to be enacted by the summer. The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, now being drafted by the Office of the Attorney General, will

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James Kingston, barrister and legal adviser to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), has passed away. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin and LSE, Mr Kingston qualified as a barrister in 1992 and joined the DFA in 1995. He became legal adviser and a member of the DFA's management board in 2009.

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A family's new puppy has turned into a profitable investment after digging up valuable gold coins on his first walk. Ollie, a young lagotto romagnolo, well known as truffle hunters, dug up 15 sovereign coins valued at £5,943.96 when taken for a walk near Blackpool in northern England, The Time

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