Morning Headlines 26/2/2015

Morning Headlines 26/2/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

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  1. Britain’s legal sector is world-beating – but the Tories are putting it all at risk (CityAM)
  2. Driver of Glasgow bin lorry that killed six people not to be prosecuted (The Guardian)
  3. Washington DC legalises marijuana possession and use (BBC News)
  4. The man who ran a revenge porn website is asking Google to remove his own private photos (The Verge)
  5. Swiss Banks Try to Keep Italian Clients After Tax Deal Is Signed (Bloomberg)
  6. Lord Neuberger: access to justice is “crucial” to uphold Magna Carta rule of law (The Lawyer)
  7. Abercrombie & Fitch case: justices set to side with Muslim woman over headscarf (The Guardian)
  8. Abid Naseer New York trial shown Bin Laden documents (BBC News)
  9. World Cup winner Cannavaro faces jail after swimming in his own pool (CNN)
  10. Brit Death Row Witnesses Were ‘Threatened’ (Sky News)
  11. Austria passes controversial reforms to 1912 Islam law (BBC News)
  12. China’s top court rejects judicial independence as ‘erroneous thought’ (The Guardian)
  13. Roman Polanski appears in Polish court ahead of decision whether to extradite him to the US for historic sex charges that date from 1977 (Mail Online)
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