The lawyers acting for the defence of three Labour MPs who have been charged in the expenses scandal have raised the question of using Parliamentary Privilege as a defence against their prosecution.
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In 2006 the incredibly successful novel The Da Vinci Code was at the centre of a major lawsuit.
When a person is dismissed from their employment, the process must be both fair and legal or it will be deemed unfair dismissal; even if the dismissal was justified.
In an interesting, if as yet non-binding, decision by the Advocate General in the European court, it seems the current method of licensing the broadcasting rights of football matches on a country-by-country basis may actually violate European law.
Recently the Office of Fair Trading issued a warning to businesses that it wants “no unwelcome surprises” in consumer contracts, especially in the small print. According to the BBC, a report from the OFT suggested 20 percent of the country had experienced contractual problems in 2010 and 70 percent of the OFT’s workload was caused by contractual disputes.
In Britain there has been a massive rebellion of sorts on the back benches of the House of Commons, the main seat of power in the United Kingdom’s Parliament. With all this going on in the news right now I thought this would be an excellent time to answer the question “What is a referendum?”
Yesterday, during the Royal Wedding, the Metropolitan Police arrested a number of members of a “zombie flash mob”. According to Lesbilicious magazine, the reason for the arrest was that the police wished to move the mob away from Royalists, in case they were caused offence.
Cacti have evolved to reproduce in two different ways: asexually, where a portion of the cactus grows and then splits off to form a new yet identical cactus; and sexually, where genetic material from another cactus mixes with the genes of the host cactus, forming a new cactus that is different to both of its parents.
When decorating a bedroom, the most important thing to remember is the main function of the room: to provide somewhere for sleeping.
A strobe is a form of light projector that produces bright flashes of light. The effects of strobes have therefore made them very useful tools in photography and the film industry alike.