Category Archives: Law

Date set for independence referendum

It was announced in Edinburgh today, by First Minister Alex Salmond, that the Scottish independence referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Voters will be asked “Should Scotland be an independent country?” with the answer options of yes or … Continue reading

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OPINION: concerns over press freedom

So the day has come- we journalists are going to be regulated. It was reported today that the three main political parties have come to an agreement on a new independent press regulation regime set up by royal charter. The … Continue reading

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OPINION: Lets see change

When will the day come the media is free from an American shooting story? This is the question on my mind today following the news of two separate stories that happened this week. One where four New Yorkers were shot … Continue reading

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Student’s work not valued

Hours of unpaid work, doing the tasks that no one who is actually getting paid wants to do is something many students or people doing ‘work experience’ face. At the start of this month the House of Commons heard a … Continue reading

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NYPD officer convicted of plotting to eat women

Kidnapping, cooking and eating women was the plot set out by a convicted New York City police officer which revealed a fantasy online cannibalism world. Gilberto Valle (28) was charged today for gathering target’s personal information through a law enforcement … Continue reading

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OPINION: Minor surgeries could lead to death in 20 years time

Just when we thought we were moving forward in the medical industry we get the news that our system could slip back to what it was like at the start of the 19th century and even the simplest surgeries could … Continue reading

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OPINION: Barclays pays out the big bucks

Today it was reported by the BBC that a more than 400 employees of Barclays bank earned more than £1m last year. This comes after a number of scandals made by the bank last year when they submitted false interest … Continue reading

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