Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.
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- ICC has no jurisdiction to prosecute Isis despite ‘crimes of unspeakable cruelty’ (The Guardian)
- More pharmaceutical M&A as Mylan Offers to Acquire Perrigo for $29 Billion (NYT DealBook)
- Facebook Sued By 25,000 Users Over Privacy (Sky News)
- Dentons continues expansion with McKenna Long merger (The Lawyer)
- Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 counts in Boston bombing (CNN)
- Mischa Barton sues ‘scheming’ own mother and former manager for $25m amid claims she lied to the actress about her earnings (The Independent)
- Labour pledges face-to-face careers advice in schools (BBC News)
- High court to go on recruitment drive for ‘non-traditional’ judges (The Guardian)
- Law firms fear poaching and desertion as market recovers (The FT)
- Walter Scott shooting witness Feidin Santana comes forward to describe capturing the video that saw police officer Michael Slager arrested (The Independent)
- UCAS service broke data laws over targeted advertising (The Guardian)
- Terror police probe murder of Syrian Abdul Hadi Arwani (BBC News)
- Hatton Garden jewellery burglary: Suspicion falls on ‘King of Diamonds’ amid claims Premier League footballers may be among victims (The Independent)
- SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon hints at new independence vote if Britain quits EU (The Express)
- UN urged to ban ‘killer robots’ before they can be developed (The Guardian)