Morning Headlines 8/4/2015

Morning Headlines 8/4/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

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  1. Freshfields and Slaughters tapped for Shell’s £47bn takeover of BG Group (The Lawyer)
  2. Why every aspiring lawyer should study international law (The Guardian)
  3. Bar weighs option of breaking up barristers’ training (The FT)
  4. Election 2015: Labour would scrap ‘non-dom’ tax status (BBC News)
  5. Clifford Chance cuts Moscow headcount by 11 as Russian turmoil impacts firms (Legal Week)
  6. White police officer charged with murder after video emerges of him ‘killing unarmed black man as he ran away’ (The Independent)
  7. Kanye West Settles Lawsuit Over Cameraman Row (Sky News)
  8. Judge orders Prince Andrew sex allegations struck from court record (The Guardian)
  9. Medellin’s falling homicide rate and social investment brings fresh hope to the former murder capital of the world (The Independent)
  10. Royal Dutch Shell to buy BG Group in £47bn deal (BBC News)
  11. No Further Police Action Over Clarkson Attack (Sky News)
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