Morning round-up: Thursday 21 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Keir Starmer says Brussels has “high expectations” for PM’s speech but she must face down Boris Johnson’s “fantasy Brexit” and adopt a real position [The Guardian]

Dangerous cycling law review after death crash [BBC News]

Court decision no longer required in right-to-die cases, judge rules [The Guardian]

I’m an immigration and human rights lawyer – and my chambers just won a case that could land Amber Rudd in prison [The Independent]

Ryanair accused of breaking EU law over passenger compensation [The Telegraph]

Top competition watchdog forced to cut off friendship with Murdoch lawyer over Sky takeover [The Telegraph]

Equifax faces legal onslaught from US states over data breach [Financial Times]

Top lawyer Sir Desmond de Silva’s book to reveal 50 years of secrets from trials including John Terry, Lee Bowyer and an African warlord [Evening Standard]

Client threatens to kill solicitor in vile Facebook message [Leicester Mercury]

Some thoughts on Charlie Alliston and death on the roads [The Secret Barrister]

Bristol student event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I am sorry for the dull question but why is that the case? What does make them the worst firm?” [Legal Cheek Comments]