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A battle between Greek and Mayan gods has begun in the Mexican courts. Lawyers acting for indigenous Mayan groups have taken legal action seeking the removal of a 10-foot statue of Poseidon erected on a beach near Progreso, Yucatan.

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Brodies LLP has announced its fourteenth consecutive year of growth, posting revenue of £114.3 million. In the financial year to 30 April 2024, the firm saw revenue grow by just over 7.5 per cent, from £106.25 million the previous year. Operating profit also increased from £48.6 mi

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Thorntons is celebrating its first anniversary since opening its permanent office base in Glasgow. The move to its Lomond House premises on George Square, spanning 7,200sq ft, marked a significant milestone for the firm – and in the past year it has witnessed 72 per cent growth from the city b

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Employers would be wise thinking ahead to prepare for the biggest changes to UK workplace laws in almost 30 years, lawyers at Lindsays have said. Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer has vowed that Labour will start to introduce a raft of new legislation affecting everything from sick pay to minimum wage

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. China releases tortured rights lawyer Chang Weiping | Radio Free Asia

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A tourist threatened by a blowtorch-wielding "pirate" was unexpectedly rescued by two naked men. Nudists Pete Sferra and Lloyd Fishback were taking a clothes-free stroll through the Castro neighbourhood of San Francisco when they spotted the person they described as a "crazy kind of pirate guy".

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The Scottish government has ruled out review or reform of the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) system. Justice Secretary Angela Constance told Lib Dem MSP Willie Rennie by letter that the government has "every confidence in the system that is in place for FAIs".

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Several Sheriffs contacted SLN recently to report that they were not receiving their daily Scottish Legal News newsletter. The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has investigated and found that security filters had wrongly identified SLN as "spam". SCTS has now made the necessary adjustmen

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