Monthly Archives: August 2013

MoD spent £40,000 on calling speaking clock

MoD spent £40,000 on calling speaking clock Sara Mendes da Costa was unveiled as the latest voice of the speaking clock in 2007 Continue reading the main story Related Stories Funeral for speaking clock voice Speaking clock celebrates 75 years … Continue reading

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High Court told Miranda was carrying ‘58,000 highly classified UK intelligence documents’

Material seized from a Guardian journalist’s partner after he was held at Heathrow under anti-terror laws included information that was “misappropriated” and “classified”, the High Court has heard. A senior Government intelligence adviser told judges that information taken from David … Continue reading

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Sandhurst worker admits taking £1,250 from The Sun for five stories

A pharmacy assistant who worked at military training centre Sandhurst has admitted misconduct in a public office for selling stories to a newspaper. Tracy Bell, 35, from Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to one count … Continue reading

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Stealth Case Management Orders

Stealth Case Management Orders A common style of order is a Notice of Hearing that, on the second page, has a series of standard case management directions (often to prepare a schedule of loss, disclose documents, agree a bundle and … Continue reading

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Alex Stevenson

Let me tell you now – I had plans for Thursday evening. In fact I had plans for the whole week. I was going to spend the last few days of recess knocking off work early, going to play golf … Continue reading

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David Miranda row: Seized files ‘endanger agents’

David Miranda row: Seized files ‘endanger agents’ Court limits Miranda data inspection Terror laws: What is schedule 7? Q&A: David Miranda detention Details in files seized from Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner could risk intelligence officers’ lives, a senior cabinet … Continue reading

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Leveson inquiry: a year that called press, police and politicians to account

As Lord Justice Leveson prepares to deliver his report, Dan Sabbagh looks back at some of the key moments of the inquiry. Link to video: Leveson inquiry: the evidence On 24 June 2011, the day before what would have been … Continue reading

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