Safety and efficacy of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222) against SARS-CoV-2: an interim analysis of four randomised controlled trials in Brazil, South Africa, and the UK – The Lancet
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32661-1/fulltext
Britain’s medicine regulator warned people with significant allergies not to get Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine after two people suffered adverse reactions, but was set to give more detailed guidance on Wednesday based on reviews of those cases.
— Read on mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN28J1D1
Covid-19 latest updates from Greater Manchester, the UK and world
Open Letter to Labour’s National Executive Committee – Freedom of Speech is a Right not a Privilege and it is not in the gift of Starmer’s Glove Puppet David Evans – Tony Greenstein
— Read on tonygreenstein.com/2020/12/open-letter-to-labours-national-executive-committee-freedom-of-speech-is-a-right-not-a-privilege-and-it-is-not-in-the-gift-of-starmers-glove-puppet-david-evans/
PI Brief Update for personal injury law news UK.
— Read on www.pibriefupdate.com/content/pibulj-sec/2709-is-there-a-fourth-way-to-assess-future-loss-of-earnings-geoff-owen-greenwoods-solicitors
Smith v Manchester awards – when they are appropriate. Guidance as to the award for ‘disadvantage on the open labour market’
— Read on jimhester.me/2020/07/smith-v-manchester-awards-part-one-when-are-they-appropriate/
‘Havana syndrome’ likely caused by directed microwaves – US report – BBC News
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-us-canada-55203844
Argentina’s Senate passed a tax on about 12,000 of the country’s richest people on Friday, to pay for coronavirus measures including medical supplies and relief for the poor and small businesses.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/millionaires-tax-virus-relief-passes-074215484.html
In Lewis v Wandsworth London Borough Council the High Court considered Bolton v Stone  AC 850 and overturned a decision in favour of a Claimant who was struck by a cricket ball whilst walking near a cricket pitch.
— Read on www.ropewalk.co.uk/knowledge-sharing/blog/personal-injury/1747/bolton-v-stone-revisited
Trump’s challenges to the US election: What would happen here?
— Read on www.4-5.co.uk/publications/view/trumps-challenges-to-the-us-election-what-would-happen-here
Independent SAGE | Following the Science
— Read on www.independentsage.org/
Very interesting webinar today (4/12/20) from eminent experts
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a painful and disabling disorder of the blood vessels, nerves and joints, caused by exposure to hand transmitted vibration, often from using power tools. HAVS is preventable, but once damage is done, it is irreversible.
— Read on www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1162.htm
Evidence of the COVID-19 Virus Targeting the CNS: Tissue Distribution, Host–Virus Interaction, and Proposed Neurotropic Mechanisms | ACS Chemical Neuroscience
— Read on pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00122
I’m a Discrimination Lawyer – the Labour Party Has Probably Broken the Law by Removing the Whip From Jeremy Corbyn
by David Renton
— Read on novaramedia.com/2020/11/26/im-a-discrimination-lawyer-the-labour-party-has-probably-broken-the-law-by-removing-the-whip-from-jeremy-corbyn/
Covid-19: Strengthened tier system for England after lockdown – BBC News
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-55029401
PHE collated the data using the NHS Test and Trace app for people who tested positive between 9 and 15 November.
— Read on news.sky.com/story/covid-19-supermarkets-most-common-exposure-setting-for-catching-coronavirus-in-england-latest-data-shows-12136418
Revealed: the Israel lobby’s Labour hit list
— Read on electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/revealed-israel-lobbys-labour-hit-list
Unique window on disciplinary process gives damning view on actions of Labour hierarchy – condemning ‘deliberate political interference’ and making clear Corbyn was reinstated on independent legal advice Fourteen members of Labour’s 39-member National Executive Committee (NEC) have written a damning and explosive letter to Labour general secretary David Evans about the conduct of party…
— Read on skwawkbox.org/2020/11/19/exclusive-explosive-letter-to-party-from-14-nec-members-requires-general-secretary-to-rebuke-starmer-and-instructs-him-to-immediately-restore-whip-to-corbyn/
FCA v Arch and Others  EWHC 2448 (Comm): COVID-19 business interruption insurance. – 12 King’s Bench Walk
— Read on www.12kbw.co.uk/fca-v-arch-and-other-2020-ewhc-2448-comm-covid-19-business-interruption-insurance/
Claimant PI lawyers have turned to the Lord Chief Justice to support a review of the proposed tariff of damages for the whiplash reforms.
— Read on www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/claimant-lawyers-urge-lord-chief-to-step-in-on-whiplash-reforms
Victory For Workers Denied Health And Safety Protections Amid Covid-19 | EachOther
— Read on eachother.org.uk/victory-for-workers-denied-health-safety-protections-amid-covid-19/
Service out of the jurisdiction after 31 December 2020: the end of service out without permission? – EU Relations Law
— Read on eurelationslaw.com/blog/service-out-of-the-jurisdiction-after-31-december-2020-the-end-of-service-out-without-permission
David Oliver: Heed HSIB on covid transmission in hospital | The BMJ
— Read on www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4306
One aspect of the original outbreak of coronavirus in March and April that has not received enough attention was the spread of the virus in NHS hospitals. With NHS staff lacking Personal Protective Equipment – and as we know now, suffering from a lack of preparedness – the virus spread at rapid spee…
— Read on www.spectator.co.uk/article/how-many-people-are-catching-covid-in-hospital-
Findings ‘may reshape history of pandemic’, scientists say
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/coronavirus-italy-anitbodies-covid-study-b1723243.html
The Independent has seen documented reports of Covid-positive patients being forced to mix with other members of the public because of a lack of space and beds at North Manchester General Hospital.
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-nhs-hospital-a-and-e-coronavirus-manchester-b1721012.html
ISSUE 1 – The Campaign Against Corbyn – The Free Press?
— Read on the-free-press.co.uk/2020/03/29/campaign-against-corbyn/amp/
Swift v Carpenter: permission to appeal refused, and Respondent to pay costs. – Temple Garden Chambers
— Read on tgchambers.com/news-and-resources/news/swift-v-carpenter-permission-to-appeal-refused-and-respondent-to-pay-costs/
The Labour Antisemitism Report Has Always Been a Politically Motivated Travesty
— Read on jacobinmag.com/2020/10/labour-antisemitism-report-ehrc-corbyn-commission
Understanding ‘aerosol transmission’ could be key to controlling coronavirus
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/28/understanding-aerosol-transmission-key-controlling-coronavirus-wash-hands
In what leading campaigners are describing as “a new chapter for nuclear disarmament”, the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the 50th Member State to ratify on Saturday. |
— Read on news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1076082
A Change of Name Deed Poll (commonly referred to as a Deed Poll) is a document used to change a person’s name. It can be used to change a full name, forename(s), surname, add names, remove names, change the spelling of a name or rearrange existing names.
— Read on www.wonder.legal/uk/modele/change-name-deed-poll
Costs recovery lawyers hail decision in High Court as potential win for millions of former PI claimants.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/court-orders-costs-repayment-after-client-did-not-consent-to-deduction/5106055.article
The Ministry of Justice is to allow the Court of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court to depart from EU case law from next year.
— Read on www.litigationfutures.com/news/court-of-appeal-to-have-power-to-depart-from-eu-law
Jacinda Ardern: I didn’t want to work for Tony Blair
— Read on i.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/96123508/jacinda-ardern-i-didnt-want-to-work-for-tony-blair
Some socialists don’t support Jacinda Arden: https://novaramedia.com/2020/09/24/whats-the-point-of-jacinda-ardern/
Inquest rules heading heavy leather balls ‘a factor’ in death of Alan Jarvis
— Read on www.theguardian.com/football/2020/oct/15/inquest-rules-heading-heavy-leather-balls-a-factor-in-death-of-alan-jarvis
One of the country’s leading QCs has suggested that barristers on the Attorney General’s panels should consider resigning.
— Read on www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/barristers-on-ag-panels-should-consider-resigning-says-top-qc
Homepage | The Crown Prosecution Service
— Read on www.cps.gov.uk/
In the last week, coronavirus admissions to hospitals have risen by 40%. ITV News has been to one hospital where the Covid intensive care ward is already full.
— Read on www.itv.com/news/2020-10-12/covid-inside-blackpool-victoria-hospital-where-intensive-care-unit-is-at-full-capacity
HM Courts & Tribunals Service acknowledges that public health legislation permits court users to come out of self-isolation.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/hmcts-dont-come-to-court-if-you-have-covid/5105964.article
Academic medicine is not immune from political censorship.
— Read on electronicintifada.net/content/lancet-censors-gaza-health-letter-after-pro-israel-pressure/31371
Health chiefs warn they plan to ditch routine surgery as second wave seriously disrupts NHS
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/08/hospitals-in-north-of-england-to-run-out-of-covid-beds-within-a-week
Read a section of the LELR, Labour and European Law Review about the TUPE.
— Read on www.thompsonstradeunion.law/news/lelr/weekly-issue-48-july-2000/1-tupe-loopy