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Debate far from over on right-to-die

By Alex Stevenson The director of public prosecution’s (DPP) initial report clarifying right-to-die prosecution rules will not be the final word on the issue, it has emerged. Work is beginning today on a clarification of the right-to-die law after yesterday’s judgment by law lords. But the DPP has indicated he will allow a public consultation… Read more »

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Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has lost his case against extradition at the high court today.
McKinnon loses extradition fight at the high court

By Liz Stephens Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has lost his case against extradition at the high court today. Mr McKinnon, a UFO enthusiast who suffers from Aspergers Syndrome, is due to be extradited to the US for trial after hacking into Nasa and Pentagon computers. Lawyers now have 28 days to persuade the authorities to… Read more »

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