Law

MPs vote to ‘sell’ employment rights

MPs vote to ‘sell’ employment rights

The much maligned Shares for Rights scheme is back with a vengeance after being snuck back in by the coalition government, it has been revealed. The scheme effectively allows employers to “sell” shares to employees, in exchange for important workplace rights, including redundancy payments, unfair dismissal, flexible working, time off for training and maternity leave, among others. Employees would be[Read More...]

Police use big data to predict crime – before it happens

Police use big data to predict crime – before it happens

The idea of people being routinely arrested for a crime they have not yet committed may seem a little far-fetched to some. Afterall, if you have not done anything wrong, you have nothing to fear right? But imagine a scenario where several armed police officers kick down your door at 3am in the morning. You are then arrested on suspicion[Read More...]

To sue and protect: Policewoman sues crime victim for falling over

To sue and protect: Policewoman sues crime victim for falling over

  A policewoman has launched a lawsuit against a burglary victim after falling over a pavement kerb, it has emerged. WPC kelly Jones has launched a five-figure lawsuit against victim Steve Jones – who bears no relation to the officer – after she tripped over a kerb near his garage following reports of a break-in. She claims that the owner[Read More...]

Christian Høibø

Police spies wreak havoc among peaceful protest groups in Europe

A police infiltrator has broken his cover and spoken out about his role in breaking up social movements which were working towards political change. The undercover agent goes by the name of Christian Høibø, and recently hit the headlines after he was exposed as a spy who infiltrated several progressive groups during the course of his career. Høibø says he[Read More...]

Brits demand more privacy over personal information

Brits demand more privacy over personal information

The public has urged lawmakers to do more to protect their privacy online, it has been reported. Recent research has revealed that nearly 68 per cent of people are concerned about their privacy, while 66 per cent of the British public say that national regulators should be doing more to force Google to comply with existing European directives on privacy[Read More...]