Morning round-up: Wednesday 3 February

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


UK to seek changes on troops’ service and free speech in European rights law [The Guardian]

Europe and America reach agreement on new Safe Harbour data treaty [The Telegraph]

“She’s adjusted to fame well and it’s hard to do”: George Clooney gushes over wife Amal who’s gone from courtrooms to Hollywood premieres [Mail Online]

Joshua Rozenberg: Should Hollande be able to pardon a woman who killed her abusive husband? [The Guardian]

Australia’s offshore asylum policy ruled legal by High Court [BBC News]

Solicitor breaks down several times during a police interview as he tried to remember what caused a crash which killed his wife, daughter and a doctor [BBC News]

Tech fan takes Apple to court and wins after they refuse to repair his cracked £339 Apple Watch [Mail Online]

Wentworth Club golf members threaten legal action over membership hike [getSurrey]

Britain’s top judge phoned PM before record sentence in MI6 spy case [The Guardian]

Applications have opened for Mayer Brown’s 2016 legal apprentice programme (with law degree) [Legal Cheek Hub]

“There’s no place for it in the courtroom. It’s not even a religious requirement — nowhere in the Koran is anything specifically said about a veil.” [Legal Cheek Comments]