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Morning Headlines 8/6/2015

Morning Headlines 8/6/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. Freshfields takes the lead as BIS sells remaining £1.5bn stake in Royal Mail (The Lawyer)
  2. Ex-Linklaters employee barred after £86,000 fraud (Law Society Gazette)
  3. New chief executive of Law Society says austerity is undermining access to UK judicial system (The Independent)
  4. Ten ways in which life could change if the UK left the EU (The Guardian)
  5. Inmates Leave Note In Shawshank-Style Escape (Sky News)
  6. Feds can charge people in the U.S. with obstruction of justice for clearing their browser history (The Verge)
  7. Banks’ post-crisis legal costs hit $300bn (The FT)
  8. Linklaters and Clifford Chance lead on Glencore’s $15bn finance deal (Legal Week)
  9. Divorcee Michelle Young to be sued over financing of bitter legal battle (The Telegraph)
  10. Foxtons could be hit with £42million legal bill after charging £616 for light fitting (Metro)
  11. British airlines ‘face multiple toxic air claims’ (BBC News)
  12. Saudi supreme court upholds verdict against blogger Raif Badawi (The Guardian)
  13. Back me or I’ll sack you: PM’s war over EU referendum as he denies Tory rebels’ exit plans (Express)
  14. Bribery ‘Would Cost Russia And Qatar World Cups’ (Sky News)
  15. New York man says fortune teller scammed him out of a fortune, paid her more than $700,000 (Fox News)
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