Sentences to be increased for assaults on emergency services workers

On 13 September 2018, the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 received Royal Assent, increasing the maximum sentence for low level assaults committed against an emergency worker from six months to 12 months custody in the...

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Ministers plan divorce law 'overhaul'

Divorce laws in England and Wales are set to change under new government proposals seeking to allow couples to untie the knot more quickly and with less acrimony. The changes could see the introduction of “no fault” divorces, in what has...

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