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BASC welcomes environmental lawyer to the ranks

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is excited to announce the appointment of law academic Dr Marnie Lovejoy as its new head of environment law research. Marnie has a PhD in law and is the former associate head of Portsmouth Law School. Gamekeeping runs in her family and she is a keen beater… Read more »

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Scotland Yard granted extra time to quiz terror suspects
Police granted extra time to quiz terror suspects

Police were last night granted the power to hold 23 suspects arrested in connection with the alleged plot to blow up several transatlantic planes in custody for another week. Another suspect, who was arrested in the Thames Valley area on Tuesday night in connection with the anti-terrorist operation, was released without charge. Under the provisions… Read more »

John Reid discusses counter-terrorism with EU ministers
EU ministers agree common effort against terrorism

European governments must coordinate their efforts to tackle terrorism if they are to be effective, the home secretary urged EU ministers today. John Reid said this morning’s meeting of interior ministers and EU Commission officials in London “symbolises our keenness to stand together in the face of that threat”. Speaking at a press conference afterwards,… Read more »