Morning round-up: Tuesday 28 April

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

Ukip offers Christians who object to gay marriage special legal protection [The Telegraph]

If Ed Miliband makes ‘Islamophobia’ illegal, I volunteer to test the new law immediately [The Spectator]

The 1st rule of ECJ flight club … is about to be broken [Financial Times]

High court ruling paves way for courts to decide whether bridge is a sport [The Guardian]

Sleeping with the enemy: meet London’s politically cloven couples — featuring One Crown Office Row’s Marina Wheeler [Evening Standard]

Bali Nine enter their final hours as they prepare to face a firing squad today [Mail Online]

Have a great Ed Balls Day! [Twitter]

Law professor who accidentally sent anal porn to her students responds [i100]

Russian women jailed for twerking at memorial [The Independent]

Campaign to bring home paralysed University of Surrey student raises more than £19,000 [getSurrey]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Family law paralegal required at law firm based in Somerset [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“The issue isn’t that a guy is hitting on a girl, the issue is that an established lawyer with, ostensibly at least, a lot of power, is putting a young student in an uncomfortable position where they feel it is very difficult to say no for the sake of their careers.” [Legal Cheek Comments]