Morning round-up: Monday 29 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Brexit bill to be “improved” as Government fights to see law pass “in one piece” [Sky News]

“House of Lords Constitution Committee has harsh words about the parlous state of #EUwithdrawalbill” [Twitter]

Remainer Gina Miller threatens a new court case against ministers after two payments agreed with the DUP have already been paid without an MP vote [Mail Online]

Here’s a leaked WhatsApp chat showing Tory Leavers’ confusion about one of their key Brexit demands [BuzzFeed]

Catalonia’s Puigdemont cannot lead from abroad, court rules [BBC News]

UK rape complainants “face unfair questions about sexual history” [The Guardian]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

One in three people with legal problems in UK develop health issues [The Guardian]

VW faces UK group legal action over emissions scandal [Financial Times]

Judge is furious that he cannot jail driver who killed 16-year-old while racing high-powered car for a single day – because he is already doing time for armed robbery [Mail Online]

Student event: Technology and the future of legal practice — with Womble Bond Dickinson in Leeds [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The BSB is making itself a laughing stock. It must make full compliance with surveys mandatory for all practising barristers.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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