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27/05/21


The first headteacher to speak out against face masks in the classroom, David Perks, was placed under investigation by the school's governing body and subjected to immense pressure from the Government to retract his remarks.
 
In February the Prime Minister announced that when schools returned on March 8 secondary pupils would need to wear face masks anywhere indoors where they could not socially distance, including in the classroom as well as in corridors.
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29/04/21


A court has ruled that a gambler who won £1.7 million on blackjack must be paid his winnings, although the bookmaker claimed there was a fault in the game.
 
54-year-old Andrew Green won the jackpot in 2018 in an online casino playing Frankie Dettori's Magic Seven Blackjack on his phone. 
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30/03/21


A shop manager who argued with her boss over pay has won almost £17,000 in an age discrimination claim after he branded her an "old woman".
 
72-year-old Janet Witt was involved in an argument with Sam Cooper after discovering that she was earning less than the man who ran the adjacent tea room. Mrs Witt sued Mr Cooper for age discrimination, victimisation and unfair dismissal.
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25/02/21


Colleges or student bodies that try to dismiss, cancel, or demote people over their views will be sanctioned in a major government escalation of the "war on woke".
 
In a major new attempt to torpedo efforts at rewriting Britain's history, ministers will fine universities that stifle freedom of speech and tell heritage groups "public funds must never be used for political purposes.
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28/01/21


An estranged husband murdered his wife after being released whilst under investigation. Consequently bail reforms aimed at putting victims at the heart of the system are to be named Kay's Law in her memory.
 
The Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that the presumption against releasing suspects on pre-charge bail will be scrapped. Police officers will instead be expected to prioritise the safety of victims and the public when considering whether to use bail and to impose strict conditions on the release of those suspected of sexual violence and domestic abuse.
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