Making his big immigration speech – pivotal, most important of the year etc – David Cameron faced handicaps, unforeseeable at the planning stage. You wouldn’t choose to make it the day after the immigration figures had propelled not so much a coach and horses as a convoy of Abrams tanks through your promise –“no ifs and buts” –to bring them down. Neither wou […]
A computer engineer who has pleaded guilty to murdering a schoolboy after luring the 14-year-old to his home used the internet to manipulate another teenager into inviting him to live with his family in the US, it is claimed.
Suing for libel is riskier by far than a night at the roulette table. Some litigants have gambled and won, of course, emerging from the courtroom vastly richer than they were when they went in, with the added bonus of having ensured that no one could repeat the wounding words that provoked the court case.