Morning Headlines 28/11/2014

Morning Headlines 28/11/2014

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  1. Legal aid contracts for on-call criminal solicitors to be slashed by two-thirds (The Guardian)
  2. Europe votes in favor of breaking up Google (The Verge)
  3. Judge Rules Mitchell Did Call Cops ‘Plebs’ (Sky News)
  4. Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte due in court in Glasgow (BBC News)
  5. Ex-wife of British tycoon wins £337m in huge divorce ruling (The Express)
  6. Vincent Tchenguiz launches £2.2bn legal action against Grant Thornton and Kaupthing (The Telegraph)
  7. MoJ to press ahead with criminal legal aid reforms (Law Society Gazette)
  8. Plebgate libel case: Andrew Mitchell may get bill of up to £1.5m, say experts (The Guardian)
  9. Social media told to simplify terms and conditions (BBC News)
  10. Headbutt lands Brazilian striker Brandao in jail (CNN)
  11. RBS turns to Dentons for £30m Libor claim (The Lawyer)
  12. Sir Edward Garnier ‘tried to stop Labour MP challenging Lord Brittan over child abuse claims’ (The Telegraph)
  13. Libraries show empty displays in protest against copyright law (The Guardian)
  14. Clifford Chance and Travers Smith advise on record pension buyout (Legal Week)
  15. EU Migrant Benefits Crackdown Vowed By PM (Sky News)

Legal Read: Linklaters’ Simon Davies: “The magic circle isn’t what it used to be” (The Lawyer)

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