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Morning Headlines 28/1/2015

Morning Headlines 28/1/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. European counter-terror plan involves blanket collection of passengers’ data (The Guardian)
  2. White & Case keeps on 100% of Spring 2015 trainees as OC retains 89% (Legal Business)
  3. France wants to make Google and Facebook accountable for hate speech (The Verge)
  4. Sky News predicts another hung parliament in May (Sky News)
  5. Give slavery victims ‘freedom from prosecution for minor crimes’ (The Guardian)
  6. Qatar wins battle to take over Canary Wharf (The FT)
  7. Joanna Michael murder: Family cannot sue police (BBC News)
  8. Freshfields and HSF ring in on Hutchison Whampoa’s £10.25bn acquisition of O2 (The Lawyer)
  9. Vince Cable proposes reforms to controversial free-trade deal with US (The Guardian)
  10. Court gives the green light for first stage in privacy lawsuit against Facebook by 25,000 people around the world who say their data was used illegally (Mail Online)
  11. Irish duo, Slaughters and Cleary lead on IAG’s €1.36bn Aer Lingus bid (Legal Week)
  12. Nicola Payne: Two men charged with teenager’s murder 23 years after she disappeared (The Independent)
  13. Georgia Man Executed Despite ‘Disabled’ Claim (Sky News)
  14. Alexander Litvinenko told Met police Putin ordered his murder, inquiry told (The Guardian)
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