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Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018
LONDON, UK: An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius received by far the most complaints ever in Britain, the advertising watchdog said on Friday...
23 Feb 2015
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: Five months after Scotland voted against independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, the Scottish government has seceded - at least online...
19 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...
19 Jan 2015
LONDON, UK: BBC Radio's Test Match Special programme will broadcast live from venues during England's forthcoming tour of India.
5 Nov 2012
LONDON, UK: Ex-News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson heard yesterday they will go on trial for phone-hacking in September 2013, leaving the scandal hanging over premier David Cameron for another year. A British judge set the date for the first trial in the scandal, which led to the closure of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's tabloid in July 2011, after several defendants appeared at London's famed Old Bailey court.
27 Sep 2012
LONDON, UK: Following a ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union that software authors cannot oppose the resale of licenses, the games industry now has to work out what the consequences will be. The ruling comes at a time of evolution in the supply of video games to customers, with EA stating its intention to go 100% digital, placing games retailers at risk of losing out on the lucrative pre-owned market.
Verdict Comment 5 Jul 2012
LONDON, UK: Index has announced that thanks to our Libel Reform Campaign, the Queen has announced a defamation bill in the next parliament.
15 May 2012
LONDON, UK: The European roaming market moved a step closer to radical upheaval this week as the European Council approved measures agreed by the European Parliament and the Danish Presidency late yesterday to create a new market for roaming services.
Paul Lambert 29 Mar 2012
9 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: Law firms in the United Kingdom will see continued downward pressure on profitability from market conditions and regulatory changes, a recent PwC survey shows.
17 Nov 2011
LONDON, US: Woes in the home entertainment market continue, largely as a result of consumer reluctance to spend with entertainment retailers, say analysts at Verdict Research (one of the Datamonitor group of companies) in a new report on the global home entertainment market.
9 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK: Comment from Paul Lambert, senior analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media on the European Commission's latest roaming proposals. Lambert says that the proposals, announced today by the European Commission (EC), will effectively end the European Union mobile roaming market as it stands today.
7 Jul 2011
NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: While 78% of respondents who participated in a Deloitte webcast poll said there will be greater global anti-corruption enforcement in the next year, nearly as many (73%) say they are not familiar with provisions in the UK Bribery Act. The new measure, effective July 1, is likely the largest regulatory change in global anti-corruption law since the US Patriot Act in 2001.
6 May 2011