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Rishi Sunak has said he is prepared to lead the UK out of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) if re-elected as prime minister following next month's general election. Mr Sunak, whose Conservative Party is well behind the Labour Party in opinion polls and in danger of slipping into third place

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A children's book about school book bans has been banned by schools in Florida. Ban This Book, written by Alan Gratz and published in 2017, is about a young girl who starts a secret banned book club in her school.

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Major social media companies including Facebook, Instagram and TikTok may be failing to respect international human rights standards by removing abortion-related content on their platforms, according to Amnesty International. A new Amnesty report reveals how, since the 2022 US Supreme Court decision

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Ireland ranks among the highest in Europe for public perceptions of judicial independence, a new EU report has highlighted. The 2024 EU Justice Scoreboard shows that the public's perception of judicial independence has improved across the continent, including in countries that had experienced system

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An ice cream chain is being taken to court by a disgruntled customer over its pistachio ice cream — which contains no pistachios. New York ice cream aficionado Jenna Marie Duncan has been granted permission to bring her false advertising case against Cold Stone Creamery, a well-known brand whi

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Judges failed subpostmasters convicted in the Horizon scandal, according to a former director of public prosecutions of England and Wales. Sir David Calvert-Smith, 79, who reviewed scores of appeals for the Post Office, said that in at least 12 convictions, judges ought to have “probed”

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Belfast-based Paschal O'Hare Solicitors has expanded its newly-established hearing loss department with the appointment of legal professional Ella McConville. Ms McConville graduated from Queen's University Belfast with an undergraduate degree in law in 2023 and aspires to complete a postgraduate de

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