Morning Headlines 15/1/2015

Morning Headlines 15/1/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup. We’re looking for Managing Editors for both our Careers and Study sections.

  1. FBI ‘foils IS-inspired plot to attack US Capitol’ (BBC News)
  2. Criminal solicitors to fight plans to reduce on-call lawyers (The Guardian)
  3. Kirkland, Travers, and Freshfields advise on Cinven’s £462m purchase of PCL (Legal Business)
  4. BlackBerry, Samsung Deny They’re in Talks About a Deal (Bloomberg)
  5. Silk appointment numbers drop but female applicants at all-time high (The Lawyer)
  6. Former Spanish King Juan Carlos faces paternity suit (BBC News)
  7. Why tweet when you can ‘moot’? QC launches legal social media site (Legal Futures)
  8. Motorcyclists gear up for legal challenge over rural rides (The Guardian)
  9. Comedian Faces Trial Over Charlie Hebdo Post (Sky News)
  10. Google launches challenge to Max Mosley’s privacy bid (BBC News)
  11. Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers’ motion to delay trial in wake of Charlie Hebdo attack (The Guardian)
  12. JPMorgan’s Q4 legal bill breaks $1bn mark in wake of major fines (Legal Week)
  13. Paul Jewell could sue West Brom over pay cut (Express)
  14. West Hollywood introduces law to ban gender specific toilets (The Independent)
  15. Sex Case Teacher’s Sentence To Be Reviewed (Sky News)
  16. Football ‘spot-fixing’ case dropped (BBC News)
  17. Saudi blogger faces next 50 lashes as government ignores global protests (The Guardian)
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