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Champagne producers have given in to a new Russian law that will see genuine French Champagne labelled as "sparkling wine" – while Russian-made sparkling wine is labelled "champagne". The Champagne Interprofessional Committee had launched a boycott of Russia following a government decree allow

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Serving and retired judges of the superior courts have been invited to express interest in appointment as the next chairperson of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC). Justice minister Heather Humphreys yesterday launched the process to find a replacement for Ms Justice Mary

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The government has been urged to exempt the cost of making a will from VAT when a charitable bequest is included in order to encourage personal acts of kindness. My Legacy, an umbrella group of 80 Irish charities, published its Budget 2022 submission this week to coincide with International Legacy G

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A lawyer was arrested after dressing up as Michael Myers from the Halloween horror movie franchise and strolling around with a bloody knife. Texas attorney Mark Metzger said he was "pranking" his home town of Galveston by wandering on the beach in the scary costume, the Galveston Daily News reports.

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Immigration and international protection permissions have been extended again until the middle of January 2022 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the eighth extension announced since the start of the pandemic, almost all of which were billed as the "final" extension.

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UK prime minister Boris Johnson has been filmed telling supporters that the UK has become the "Saudi Arabia of penal policy" under home secretary Priti Patel. He made the remarks, which have been widely condemned, at a private fundraising dinner for the Cities of London & Westminster Conservativ

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Banking and finance lawyer Nichola Coghlan has joined UK law firm TLT as an associate in its Belfast office. Ms Coghlan, who joins from Tughans, brings experience in secured and unsecured lending, corporate finance, refinance, restructuring, securitisations, invoice and trade finance and banking.

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