Morning Headlines 18/2/2015

Morning Headlines 18/2/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

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  1. Blow to legal aid as High Court dismisses JR (Law Society Gazette)
  2. Obama defends immigration plan after legal setback (BBC News)
  3. Swiss prosecutor raids HSBC’s Geneva premises (The FT)
  4. Aer Lingus hit by £40m damages claim by Belfast International airport (The Guardian)
  5. Abid Naseer trial: MI5 agents will wear make-up and wigs during trial of man accused of plotting terror attacks on UK, US and Denmark (The Independent)
  6. Man charged over mugging of 93-year-old pensioner for just £5 (The Express)
  7. Greece confirms loan extension request (BBC News)
  8. One in five Dutch doctors would help physically healthy patients die (The Guardian)
  9. Altice Offers $4.4 Billion for Vivendi’s Stake in Numericable-SFR (NYT DealBook)
  10. A £1.2bn deal: Shearman, Slaughters and Paul Weiss advise on Fairfax’s takeover of Brit (Legal Business)
  11. Lawyer is fourth most desirable job, says YouGov (The Lawyer)
  12. Kincora scandal: Sex abuse victim wins right to pursue claims of MI5 collusion (The Independent)
  13. Oz PM: Indonesia Owes Us In Execution Row (Sky News)
  14. Roman Polanski to attend Polish hearing that will consider his extradition to US (The Guardian)
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