Bank holiday round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

Abortion: Theresa May urged to act on NI’s strict law [BBC News]

Ailbhe Smyth has fought to change Ireland’s abortion law for decades — and now she’s won [BuzzFeed]

The unsavoury alliance between oligarchs and London’s top lawyers [The Observer]

Second Brexit referendum would see UK vote to remain in EU, new poll analysis shows [The Independent]

Far-right demonstrators mass at the gates of Downing Street to demand EDL founder Tommy Robinson is released following his arrest for breaching the peace [Mail Online]

Attorney General is fighting to crack open a £400m “piggy bank” left over from 1927 after Britain’s super rich clubbed together to clear the nation’s WWI debt [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

The drug laws don’t work [Twitter]

Why aren’t human rights part of the essential curriculum at primary school? [RightsInfo]

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti has become a “hero” on the left — and he has an aggressive fan base [Business Insider]

Egyptian lawyer files €1 billion lawsuit against Sergio Ramos for challenge on Mo Salah [The Mirror]

Paralegal sought for the Legal Services Directorate of Avon and Somerset Constabulary [Legal Cheek Hub]

Apply now to become a campus ambassador at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner ahead of the Friday 1 June deadline [Legal Cheek Careers]

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