Round-up

Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Hardline Tory eurosceptics lay out “three legal tests” to support Theresa May’s Brexit deal [PoliticsHome]

Tommy Robinson served with legal letter over “defamation” of attacked Syrian refugee [The Independent]

Donald Trump “threatens” special relationship with UK over golf course legal row [The Mirror]

Facebook asked George Osborne to influence EU data protection law [ComputerWeekly]

BBC show producers hit ‘Peaky Blinders’ themed bar with legal warning [NME]

Judge to rule on bid to have James Bulger killer’s details made public [ITV News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Canada appeals court orders tobacco firms to pay billions in damages [BBC News]

“He has a Ferrari and I have a Maserati”: R Kelly’s lawyer and Michael Avenatti go head-to-head over singer’s case in war on words on Twitter [Mail Online]

Italian man has life sentence halved after court rules he killed lover in “passionate storm” [The Telegraph]

UK legal smoking age could increase from 18 to 21 to promote “smoke-free generation” [Lad Bible]

Student event: Law, innovation and technology – with Eversheds Sutherland, Freeths, Shoosmiths and ULaw in Nottingham [Legal Cheek Events]

“Mark my words, alcoholism is absolutely epidemic amongst barristers within all practice areas.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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