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British Airways employee wins discrimination case

A woman who claimed she was on the receiving end of religious discrimination after wearing a cross to work has won her case against British Airways. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg found in Nadia Eweida’s favour in a landmark legal battle – after British courts had dismissed her claims. Miss Eweida,

Are negligence claims placing an increased ‘burdening NHS’?

The Medical Defence Union is concerned that medical negligence settlements worth billions of pounds are putting an “unsustainable” burden on the NHS. The organisation responsible for insuring doctors says the value of settlements has soared in the recent past and that liabilities, which had reached £16.7 billion by 2011, are being increasingly driven up. MDU

Graylings intention for Prison Reform

Offenders may face serving longer jail terms under a reform which is being discussed by the Government. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said he would like to see a process which does not systematically reduce prison sentences, even for inmates who have good behaviour records. The Conservative minister also promised that he would not reduce prison