Morning round-up: Wednesday 30 July

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By Thomas Connelly on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.

newspapers3Right to be forgotten is unworkable, say peers [The Guardian]

Crime on social media covered by existing UK law, Lords conclude [Wired]

‘I played the man not the game’: Cheeky law student who won $100,000 on game show says he guessed answers from host’s reactions [Mail Online]

Legal action launched against British Airways over sex abuse claims [The Telegraph]

The price of justice: An attempt to dissuade false claims of unfair dismissal has tipped the balance too far against employees [The Independent]

Lee Rigby’s killers received more than £200,000 in legal aid [The Guardian]

Salaries rise for regional in-house lawyers in 2013/14, new research reveals [The Lawyer]

Football fans launch legal challenge to financial fair play [LawInSport]

A dad of six training to become a barrister leads a double life as a bare-knuckle boxer [The Daily Star]

NFL player sued by a woman who claims he gave her herpes and tried to hide it from her by saying sores on his penis were caused by a zipper malfunction [TMZ Sports]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Now, now. You’ll put the little darlings off. And you forgot to mention going into nervous shock whenever your mobile phone rings.” [Legal Cheek Comments]